How to make natural household products with essential oils?

You don't have to be a great chemist to make your own household products. It's even easier than you think. First of all, you don't need chemical ingredients: bicarbonate, white vinegar, black soaps and essential oils are a good ecological alternative. Their combination allows the elaboration of simple recipes that everyone can reproduce at home. Multi-purpose disinfectant, dishwashing liquid, floor cleaner or laundry... We give you all our recipes to clean, sanitize and disinfect your home from the kitchen to the bathroom and your laundry!

Which essential oils to disinfect the house?

Floor cleaner (tiles and linoleum)

To make this floor cleaner, mix in a bucket:

  • 5 L of warm water
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of liquid black soap.
  • 4 tablespoons of baking soda


  • 5 to 10 drops of essential oils of Tea Tree, Lemon, True Lavender, Grapefruit,...

Glass cleaner

To have sparkling glass clean, you need :

  • 25 mL of white vinegar
  • 75 mL of deionized water.
  • 10 drops of Eucalyptus Radiata HE.

Get a 100 mL spray bottle in which you can mix the vinegar and demineralized water. You can then add the essential oil of Eucalyptus Radiata. All you have to do is arm yourself with a cloth and go on the attack!

Multi-purpose disinfectant

To make your multipurpose disinfectant, you will need:

  • 50 cl of white vinegar
  • 1 L of demineralized water.
  • 20 drops of Lemon HE.
  • 10 drops of Tea Tree Oil.

First, get a 1.5 L spray bottle. Pour in the white vinegar and then the demineralized water. Finally, add the essential oils.

Carpet and rug stain remover

To make your stain remover, take a large bowl and add:

  • 200g of baking soda
  • 100 drops (or about 3.5 mL) of Lemon HE.
  • 15 drops of Tea Tree Oil.

You can also add Grapefruit or Lavandin for variety. Let the mixture sit for 24 hours after mixing. Then sprinkle on carpets and rugs, leave for 20 to 30 minutes and vacuum. It's in the bag!

Textile deodorizer

To makeyour own textile deodorant(100% natural scent), you need:

  • 20 drops of Lemon HE.
  • 10 drops of Ravintsara HE.
  • 5 drops of Tea Tree Oil.
  • 3 drops of peppermint oil.
  • 2 tablespoons of white vinegar.
  • demineralized water.

In a 200 mL spray bottle, put the different essential oils and then add the white vinegar. Complete with demineralized water.

Shake well before each use. This deodorant does not stain fabrics. To your sprays!

Which essential oils to clean the bathroom?

Joint cleaner

To clean dirty joints, form a thick paste by mixing:

  • baking soda.
  • lemon juice.
  • 5 drops of Lemon HE.

Arm yourself with a toothbrush, scoop out some paste and scrub the joints. Rinse and dry. You can also dilute black soap in hot water to restore the shine of silicone seals.

Anti-limescale spray

To fight against limescale, for 500 mL of preparation :

  • 2 tablespoons ofbaking soda
  • 30 drops of Lemon HE
  • 5 drops of Peppermint HE.
  • 1 half glass (or 150 mL) of white vinegar until you reach about half the glass (be careful, it foams)
  • Make up with demineralized water (about 350 mL).

Then pour the mixture into a spray bottle (or a bottle for storage). Shake vigorously, your spray is ready to be used!

Which essential oils to clean the kitchen?

Oven scouring cream

No need for 15 different products to clean your oven! Make a scouring cream in one minute top time by mixing:

  • baking soda
  • a few drops of Lemon HE.

Spray the walls of your oven with water, then pour some of the mixture onto a sponge to dab the entire surface of the oven. Spray with water again, then leave overnight.
The next morning, remove the remaining powder with a sponge to get back to a clean oven without having to scrub for hours with no results.

Fridge deodorizer

A little trick to get free of bad odors from your fridge, just :

  • a few drops of Lemon HE
  • several cotton tips.

After putting a few drops on the cotton pieces, place them in several places in the fridge. Excellent natural deodorizer, Lemon cleans the air and will give your refrigerator a fresh look.

Pipe maintenance

To get free of bad odors coming up your pipes, pour:

  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of big salt.
  • 1 glass of white vinegar into which you can add 5 to 10 drops of Lemon essential oil

Leave on for 30 minutes then pour boiling water. To be done once a week for optimal effectiveness.

Dishwashing liquid

Need a natural alternative to your dishwashing liquid to remove the traces of a good meal in one step? We've got the solution! For this, all you need to do is:

  • 35 cL of water
  • 10 cL of Marseille soap.
  • One teaspoon of baking soda.
  • 15 to 20 drops of Lemon HE.

Pour each ingredient one after the other in this order, before mixing well to homogenize the preparation. Add the essential oil at the end.

Which essential oils to do your laundry and perfume your clothes?

For laundry

Make your own laundry, for a clean and lightly scented laundry.

  • Mix 30 g of grated Marselle soap with 1 L of boiling water
  • Add 2 tablespoons of baking soda and then mix it all together
  • Let cool for 1 hour and add 15-20 drops of essential oils.

Which essential oil to choose?

  • The essential oil of Eucalyptus Radiata will be ideal during the winter season thanks to its antiviral properties.
  • The essential oil of Lavender True and its Provencal scent will bring you calm and serenity.
  • Essential oils of Sweet Orange or Lemon will be great for both kids and adults.
  • Essential oils of Tea Tree or Peppermint will bring you freshness and tone!

A softener

During a good wash, to have a laundry that is even softer and smells clean when it comes out of your machine, it is appreciable to use a fabric softener! And when it's organic, it's even better for the planet and for your wallet! So we advise you, for 1 L of softener :

  • Mix 500 mL of cold water with 500 mL of white vinegar.
  • Add 20-25 drops of essential oil then shake the mixture well
  • Pour a dose of the mixture into the fabric softener tray of your washing machine.
You can use the different essential oils presented above according to your desires of the moment!

Or if you just want to scent your laundry!

  • Place 10 to 15 drops of an essential oil on a washcloth to add to laundry in addition to the laundry.
  • Place it in the drum of the machine and it's done!

Which essential oil to choose?

  • The Lavender True for a Provencal scent.
  • The Petit Grain Bigarade for a summertime memory
  • The Lemon or Grapefruit for fresh, revitalizing air
  • The Scots pine for its delicious forest scent
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