Essential oils. Natural germ killers....
Essential Oils, often referred to as “Nature’s Pharmacy” can neutralize the unpleasant odors and airborne bacteria that linger in our homes. Many essential oils have been clinically proven to kill bacteria, viruses and fungi and help people stay healthy.
Did You Know....
Enormous amounts of plants are needed to produce essential oil. Plants like lavender take 100 pounds of plant material to produce a pound of essential oil. Still, can you imagine how concentrated essential oils must be, in light of how many plants are used to produce them? (info from Crunchy Betty)
When you here the word "essential oils" you normally think of
pleasing scents right?
But did you also know that these oils have
impressive cleaning properties too?
Tip: In order to achieve the greatest aromatherapeutic effect from your products, I recommend ordering all of your products in the same scent family. Try to stick with scents that will compliment, not compete with each other.
Click on a scent below to view the essential oil properties
Pure essential oils are known for their antibacterial, disinfectant, anti-microbial and antiseptic cleaning properties.
Disinfectant: substances that destroy microorganisms.
Antibacterial: a compound or substance that kills or slows down the growth of bacteria.
Anti-microbial: a substance that slows or inhibits the growth of microorganisms.
Anitseptics: prevents or inhibits the growth of microbes.
Antibacterial Oils: Cinnamon, Clove, Lemon, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Lemon Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Peppermint, Basil and Tea Tree.
This is a very good article by Dr. Becker where she interviews Dr. Melissa Shelton, a Holistic DVM on essential oils and pets
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