July 11, 2016
Essential oils work quite well in the laundry, not just for their aromas, but for cleaning benefits as well. Just add 8-15 drops of your favorite essential oils per cap of unscented liquid detergent or 3-5 drops to the rinse cycle.
Citrus essential oils do very well with laundry because of their ability to help fight grease, stains and odor. Try our Citrus Glow™ Blend for your workout clothes (then hang to dry for maximum benefit). To disinfectant pet laundry, and kitchen towels, add the power of our Protector™ Blend.
Other than a very faint smell, the scent you use in the washer does not stick with the clothing through the drying cycle. Essential oils in the washer are mostly for their odor eliminating and bacteria fighting abilities.
In the dryer, you can add essential oils to wool dryer balls or a washcloth to lightly scent your clothes and linens. Essential oils dissipate quickly when heated, so if you want a more powerful aroma, make the addition toward the end of the cycle. Or use the air-dry option to remove heat from the process entirely. Just make sure to not add the oils directly to your fabrics.
October 06, 2021
September 15, 2021
With flu season around the corner, it’s important to start prioritizing your health and wellness and make sure you have the tools you need for a strong defense. One of our favorite essential oils for this time of year is Cypress essential oil, also known as Cupressus sempervirens.
Cypress comes from an ornamental tree and is a member of the Cupressaceae family. Native to many regions including northern America, Africa, southeastern Europe and western Asia, cypress essential oil is a widely used medicinal plant. Research has shown that cypress essential oil has antimicrobial, antiviral and antioxidant benefits making it a great essential oil for overall wellness. Here are some of the ways cypress essential oil can support your wellness daily:
August 30, 2021
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