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Posts published in “10-Day Cleaning Challenge”

As part of our 10-Day Cleaning Challenge from April 4th through April 13th, we will feature loads of ways to clean and maintain your home using essential oils and healthier alternatives. Return each day for updates and easy DIY recipes!

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Rosemary Lavender Hair Rinse

Ross Durham

Cleaning your home with essential oils is a great way to reduce toxins and leave a freshened aroma. When it comes to personal care, there are many great ways to incorporate essential oils as well. So what about cleaning and protecting your hair?

Cleaning with Oils Other Than Citrus

Ross Durham

As popular as Lemon, Wild Orange, and Tangerine essential oils are in the DIY cleaning world, there are many other essential oils that you can add to your homemade cleaners. Did you know that the following oils are all excellent to use in homemade cleaners? So that you can determine what kind of scent you would like, we’ve grouped them by plant type below.

Arborvitae Wood Polish

Ross Durham

Is your wood furniture starting to look dull and lifeless? Wood furniture is an investment that needs to be cared for and maintained. Although polishing wood furniture should only be done every few months, it is important to continually keep the wood clean by dusting or wiping it with a damp microfiber cloth. Bring the shine back to your favorite tables, chairs, floors, and other wood elements with this simple recipe for homemade wood polish with doTERRA essential oils.

Purify Magic Sponge

Ross Durham

Tired of constantly cleaning up messes? Make life a little easier with this natural DIY containing Purify Cleansing Blend. Purify not only smells fresh, it contains the powerful cleansing properties of Lemon, Lime, Siberian Fir, Austrian Fir, Pine, Citronella, Melaleuca, and Cilantro. This reusable sponge cuts through grease, grime, and everything in between.

On Guard Hand Cleansing Gel

Ross Durham

Hand cleansers are a convenient, on-the-go solution for cleansing your hands when soap and water are unavailable. This homemade version will not only cleanse your hands, but moisturize them too.

On Guard Bubbles

Ross Durham

This four-ingredient homemade bubble recipe is as fun to make as it is to play with! Your children will be begging to make this fun activity that includes all-natural ingredients, including doTERRA On Guard Foaming Hand Wash. This bubble recipe will also clean their hands, keep them safe from environmental threats, and cleanse the air.

Garbage Disposal Refreshers

Ross Durham

Does your garbage disposal need a little refreshing? With everything that goes into the disposal, odds are that odors could be accumulating in there. Try this simple DIY recipe to make your own garbage disposal refreshers that will help freshen, clean, and deodorize your garbage disposal.

10 Ways to Spring Clean with Lemon

Ross Durham

If you’ve been feeling the itch to get some spring cleaning done, you may notice some areas of your home have been neglected for far too long. Luckily, doTERRA Lemon oil can help make cleaning those long-forgotten nooks and crannies easier. Here are 10 ways you can use Lemon to clean your home.