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What's an Essential Oil?

What's an Essential Oil?

Essential oils are the volatile aromatic compounds found in plants. These highly concentrated phytochemicals give plants distinctive smells that encourage pollination while also protecting them from damage. For centuries, people have used essential oils for their medicinal and therapeutic properties. Today, essential oils are used in a variety of ways, including aromatherapy, massages, and skin care products. While there is no scientific evidence to support the claims made about the benefits of essential oils, many people believe that these natural substances can improve physical and emotional wellbeing.

Technical Info

Technical Name: Essential Oil

Other Names: Organic Oils, Volatile oils, Ethereal oils, Aetheroleum

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How to use it at home

Cleaning

Different oils work best for different tasks, so it’s important to understand which oil is best suited for the job at hand. Below we go through our favorite cleansing essential oils, their uses, alternative oils, and some recipes that use those oils.


Lemon is a great oil to use for cleaning because it’s antibacterial and antifungal. It also has a fresh, uplifting scent that can boost your mood and energy levels. Lemon is effective at cutting through grease and grime, making it perfect for cleaning kitchens and bathrooms. You can also add a few drops to your laundry detergent to brighten up whites and linens.


Cinnamon bark oil is another potent cleansing agent. Cinnamon bark oil is antimicrobial and antifungal, making it great for disinfecting surfaces. It can also be used to treat mold and mildew. When used in diffusers, cinnamon bark oil can help purify the air and eliminate odors. Cinnamon bark oil should be used with caution as it can be irritating to the skin if used undiluted.


Clove bud oil has a warm, spicy scent that adds a touch of luxury to any room. Clove bud oil is also antimicrobial and antifungal, making it great for disinfecting surfaces or treating mold and mildew. When used in diffusers, clove bud oil can help purify the air and eliminate odors. Clove bud oil should be used with caution as it can be irritating to the skin if used undiluted.


Tea tree oil is another powerful cleansing agent. It’s antimicrobial and antiviral, so it’s great for disinfecting surfaces. It can also be used to treat mold and mildew. When used in diffusers, tea tree oil can help purify the air and eliminate odors.


Peppermint oil is invigorating and refreshing, making it perfect for use in cleaning products. In addition to its pleasant scent, peppermint oil is also antibacterial and antifungal. It can be used to clean countertops, floors, and windows. peppermint oil is also an effective natural insecticide and can be used to ward off ants, spiders, roaches, and other pests.


How we use it

Everneat's Plant-Powered All-Purpose Cleaner is a professional-grade degreaser that works safely on all surfaces but is gentle with your hands. It is safe for your family, pets, and your home. The essential oils in the cleaner give it a fresh, clean scent that will leave your home smelling great. Everneat's Plant-Powered All-Purpose Cleaner is also safe for use on food surfaces. It is non-toxic and will not leave any harmful residues on dishes, countertops, or utensils. Everneat's All-Purpose Cleaner is also effective at removing grease and grime from stovetops, ovens, and microwaves. Finally, Everneat's Plant-Powered All-Purpose Cleaner is a great laundry pre-treater. It will remove stains and odors from clothing, linens, and towels. Everneat's Plant-Powered All-Purpose Cleaner is the perfect all-in-one cleaner for your home.



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