This blog is updated regularly by the author Kerry Liddiard.
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We use a variety of 100% pure essential oils but we choose Mystic Moments over others as they are most local to us, being based in Fordingbridge and ALOE in Bournemouth.
Citrus & Peppermint Essential Oils
Lemon and orange essential oils are not only antiseptic, antimicrobial, and antibacterial but also great at cutting through grease and grime. Peppermint essential oil has many uses, not only for added cleaning power but many health benefits too. Revitalizing and stimulating, peppermint essential oil is the way to go if you need to get some aggressive cleaning done. Peppermint also helps to repel bugs such as ants and spiders. It is also used to relieve headaches, reduce stress and work as a stimulant to help boost energy.
Lemon & Eucalyptus Essential Oils
Eucalyptus oil has a wonderful fresh, clean fragrance. The proven disinfectant and antiseptic properties as well as being a stimulant and decongestant. Blended with lemon essential oil to create an uplifting and relaxing aroma and help with those nasty coughs and colds. It’s advised that you avoid use of eucalyptus oil while pregnant.
Ylang Ylang, Coconut & Orange Essential Oils
Ylang Ylang is also an excellent essential oil for cleaning since it’s antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic. It also has a calming effect and a pleasant, tropical, floral aroma. The scent also has the capability to positively impact your emotions and can help create a calming, relaxing atmosphere in your home. It especially can be useful for soothing you through a rough day and helps increase libido.
Citrus & Tea Tree Essential Oils
Tea Tree essential oil is renowned for its capability at killing various bacteria, viruses, and fungi, making this natural oil can generally replace the use of bleach or other harsh chemicals.
Citrus & Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oils
Citrus oils smell amazing and add to the cleaning power whilst lemon eucalyptus smells refreshing and acts as a deterrent to bugs. Great for use in the Spring and Summer, both indoors and out.
Lavender & Ginger Essential Oils
Essential oil from lavender fights against viruses, bacteria, and fungus while imparting the loveliest of smells. In fact, the name lavender is derived from the Latin word lavare, which means “to wash.” It is antifungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial and antiseptic.
Essential Oils Warnings
If you use any essential oil while pregnant, it is at your own risk and should be under direct supervision of a qualified aromatherapist or naturopath. Studies have shown that most essential oils can be dangerous to an unborn foetus if used incorrectly or in large amounts.