7 Ways To Use Oregano Oil Around The Home

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7 Ways To Use Oregano Oil Around The Home

7 Ways To Use Oregano Oil Around The Home!

Oil of oregano is an essential oil, meaning it’s an oil distilled from a plant and it contains natural aromatic compounds.  The term ‘essential oil’ stems from the term ‘quintessential oil’, which is connected to the Aristotelian idea that matter if composed of four elements (fire, air, earth and water).  In addition to these four elements, there was also a fifth one – quintessence – which was basically the spirit or life force.  Historically, essential oils were believed to represent the spirit of the plant from which they were derived.
Spiritually, oregano oil was thought to be purifying and protective.  You can use it extensively throughout your home, to help create a mood, clean the air, disinfect utensils, and more.

1. Boost KitchenCleaning Power.

You can make your own household cleaning spray to fight germs and tackle mould.

Ingredients:

• 2 cups hot water
• 10 drops oil of oregano
• 1/4 cup liquid soap flakes

Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle and shake well. Spray on surfaces and wipe clean with a damp cloth or sponge.

2. Deodorise Your Fridge

Add a few drops of oregano oil to an open box of baking soda and place it on the top shelf of your fridge.

3. Freshen Rubbish Bins

with oil of oregano sprinkled into baking soda.  Shake mixture into the bottom of cans and refresh as needed.

4. Disinfect Your Washing Up Sponge

with a couple of drops of oil of oregano between uses

5. Scrub & Disinfect Your Kitchen Sink

• 1/4 cup liquid soap flakes
• 1/4 cup baking soda
• 8 drops oil of oregano
• 3/4 cup vinegar for rinsing

Combine soap flakes, baking soda and essential oil in an airtight container and shake well to blend. Sprinkle a small amount into the sink and scrub with a damp sponge. Rinse the sink with vinegar, then with hot water.

6. Disinfect Your Home During Illness

by adding a few drops of oil of oregano to a diffuser.  You could also fill a small spray bottle with water, add a couple of drops oil of oregano, shake well, and spray upwards towards the ceiling.

7. Cleanse Your Produce

A few drops of oil of oregano (along with a drop of natural, non-toxic washing up liquid) added to a bowl of water makes a fab and effective natural produce wash. In a recent medical study cleansing tomatoes with oregano oil even destroyed salmonella.

by Precious Williams.

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