Eucalyptus oil is best known for its soothing and decongestant action and is a good addition to soothing chest balms and inhalations. It is also useful for home cleaning and even pet care.
- Inhalation - Supports clear airways.
- Insect repellent - Pour a cup of water into a spray bottle and add two teaspoons of Eucalyptus Oil. Spray on clean household surfaces to deter insects.
- Bath Oil - Add 6 drops under running tap.
- Remove labels from bottles - Or remove sticky substances from surfaces (e.g chewing gum, tape marks etc).
- Remove wax from carpets and fabrics - Scrape off excess wax and sponge with Home Essentials Eucalyptus Oil.
- Remove oil stains - Dab on stain, leave one hour and then dab out with soap and water. may also remove cosmetics stains.
Gather together 1 cup of water, 10 drops of Home Essentials Eucalyptus Oil, 10 drops Home Essentials Lavender Oil, 20 drops Sweet Orange Essential Oil. Pour water into a spray bottle. Blend essential oils in a glass jar. With an eye dropper add 8 drops of this base into the spray bottle with the water. Keep the base oil mix in a dark-coloured glass bottle in the cupboard and use to mix up more spray as you need it. Useful for cleaning chopping boards, spraying on hands to keep hands to help kill germs, or in sick rooms.
Mix together 20 drops each of Home Essentials Lavender Oil, Home Essentials Eucalyptus Oil, Home Essentials Citronella Oil and Home Essentials Tea Tree Oil. Add 200ml of water and 100ml Home Essentials Methylated Spirits. Place mixture into a spray bottle and shake well before use. No not spray near oil or water paint artworks or on polished or stained wood. Helps manage cigarette smoke, animal smells and stale house smells.
Inhalation - Add 5ml or one teaspoonful of Home Essential Eucalyptus Oil to 500ml of hot water and inhale vapour. Otherwise add 10 drops to a hot bath.
Add two drops of Home Essentials Eucalyptus Oil and 2 drops of home Essentials Clove Oil to 2 tablespoons of petroleum jelly. Apply a dab under nose and rub a small amount into chest. Avoid application near eyes.
Add 5 drops of Home Essentials Eucalyptus Oil to an egg cup of Home Essentials Almond Oil.
Mixture to wash and moth-proof blankets - Take three dessert spoons of Home Essentials Eucalyptus Oil, one large breakfast cup of Home Essentials Methylated Spirits and 225gm of Soap Flakes and mix together in a screw top jar until dissolved. Add one tablespoon of mixture to every four and a half litres of water and soak blankets until clean. Do not rinse as the Eucalyptus Oil will replace the oil in the wool. Dry outside and store mixture in a cool place.
Remove tar and other sticky substances from dogs fur
Massage Home Essentials Eucalyptus Oil, diluted in Home Essentials Almond or Olive Oil into your dog's fur. Avoid your pet's eyes or nose. Rub in, leave one hour, then shampoo out thoroughly.DISCLAIMER: Whilst we have taken all reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of this information, we cannot guarantee the suitability of any product for any particular purpose. We accept no liability for any loss or damage arising from direct or indirect reliance upon information contained within this Home Essentials handy hints guide. The information contained herein is intended for educational purposes only, it is not intended to replace qualified medical healthcare.