Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Using Essential Oils during Spring Cleaning

Essential oil can boost you cleaning power with safe and natural alternatives that will leave your house smelling fresh.  Here are some ideas to help you during this spring cleaning season.

Carpet Refresher

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 25 drops lemon essential oil

Combine ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Transfer to a jar with a mesh lid, and let sit for 8 hours.  Shake on carpet; let sit overnight or at least 30 minutes. Vacuum.

Tub and Shower Cleaning Gel

  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup all-natural dish soap (castile soap)
  • 10 drops lemon essential oil

Combine in squeeze bottle; shake well.  Squeeze on desired area; scrub and let sit for 2 hours. Wash away residue.

Stove Scrub

  • 1/4 cup all-natural dish soap (castile soap)
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 15 drops citrus blend (doTERRA Citrus Bliss)

Combine in small jar and let sit for 1 hour.  Scrub on stove with sponge and let sit.  Wipe away with a wet cloth.

All-purpose Cleaner

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/3 cups vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon all-natural dish soap (castile soap)
  • 10 drops lemon essential oil
  • 5 drops tea true (melaleuca) essential oil
  • 10 drops immune support blend (doTERRA On Guard)

Combine all ingredients in spray bottle; shake well. Spray where desired.

Toilet Scrub

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide
  • 1/4 cup all-natural dish soap (castile soap)
  • 15 drops eucalyptus essential oil

Combine in spray bottle and shake well.  Spray in toilet and let sit for 2 hours.  Scrub and flush.

Mirror and Window Cleaner

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/3 cup rubbing alcohol
  • 10 drops spearmint essential oil

Combine in spray bottle, shake well, and spray where desired.  Wipe away with paper towel for a streak-free finish.

For more essential oil cleaning DIYs, visit doterra.com/US/en/blog-products.



Essential oils can be incredibly beneficial for you and your family. Instead of loading up on toxic synthetic chemicals, consider using these life-giving essential oils which have been used for thousands of years for health and healing.

The brand that I trust for me and my family is doTERRA therapeutic essential oils. If you want to get started with essential oils, you can click here to set up an account and get your oils at wholesale (up to 55% less than retail).

You may be concerned about what a “wholesale” membership means, so, here are a few things to know:

  1. It’s like a Costco membership. You pay $35 for the year and then you can purchase oils at wholesale. And, when you purchase a kit, the enrollment fee is waived!
  2. After your initial order, there’s no minimum monthly order requirement. Ever.
  3. You will get access to our Facebook page Come and ask whatever you’d like!
  4. Monthly specials and great BOGOs throughout the year.
  5. Much, much more!

If you want to start with some great oils, pick up the “Home Essentials Kit”. The kit comes with 10 important essential oils, a 4-hour oil Diffuser, plus you save over $80 off the wholesale prices.

If you have ANY questions, please feel free to contact us.