4 Of The Weirdest Uses For Essential Oils Which You May Not Have Heard Of

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years in various cultures for medicinal and health purposes. Essential oil uses range from aromatherapy, household cleaning products, personal beauty care and natural medicine treatments.

We present 4 of the weirdest uses for essential oils which you may not have heard of, but you have to try:

In The Kitchen

Clean Wax & Chemicals From Fruit
Grapefruit essential oil is great for cutting through and removing wax or other unwanted chemicals from the rinds of fresh produce. Dilute a few drops in a small glass spray bottle and use it wash your fruits and vegetables before eating. (Remember to shake well before each use.)

Around the House

Fireplace Aromatherapy
Liven up your cozy fire by sprinkling essential oils on a dry log. When the wood heats up, it will infuse the room with your chosen aroma.

For Home Pest Control

Keep Vermin Out of the Pantry
Repel mice and insects by soaking cotton balls in peppermint oil and placing them inside your pantry or any other areas where food is stored

Personal Care Products

Extract Gum From Hair
Put away the scissors. Instead, use a drop of lemon essential oil to loosen gum (or other sticky substances) and painlessly extract them from hair.

 

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