6 Ways To Use Lemongrass Essential Oil Around Your Home

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Lemongrass essential oil has so many incredible uses, but our favorite use has to be as a natural cleaner around the home. Lemongrass is a powerful antimicrobial, making if our No. 1 oil for natural cleaning.Here are six ways we love using lemongrass essential oil around the home.

Purify the air

Diffusing lemongrass essential oil can clean the air in your home. Whether you are trying to reduce the presence of airborne bacteria and viruses or allergens, lemongrass essential can remove them with its powerful anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-fungal properties. Plus, the fresh bright scent of lemongrass will leave your home smelling amazing!

Shoo-away pests

No one wants their home invaded by pests, but we also don’t want to have to use the harmful chemicals in pest sprays. Luckily, pests hate lemongrass essential, so you can keep them out naturally by either diffusing the oil or applying it directly to pest entry points around your home.

Disinfect all your surfaces

Lemongrass can be used as a home disinfectant. Simply mix 30 drops of lemongrass oil with a 4:1 liter mixture of water and vinegar and apply to surfaces around the home. It’s great for cleaning kitchen and bathroom counter-tops, nursery surfaces and children’s toys, and anywhere else you would use an all-purpose disinfectant cleaner.

Make your floors sparkle

Lemongrass essential oil makes one of the best natural floor cleaners. Here is a simple recipe for a lemongrass floor cleaner:

DIY Floor Cleaning Liquid

● Water 3 liter
● Lemongrass essential oil 15 drops
● Cajuput essential oil 5 drops

Directions: Mix all of the ingredients in a bucket and clean floors.

This cleaner can be used on all floor surfaces from tile to delicate hardwoods to even carpets.

Give your laundry a boost

Adding 2-3 drops of lemongrass essential oil to a load of laundry can do wonders. It can help remove odors by killing odor-causing bacteria and can help loosen stubborn stains.

Bring your wood furniture back to life

Caring for wood furniture is easy with lemongrass essential oil. The oil nourishes wood and restores a natural shine and beauty. Simply add a few drops to a half liter of olive oil and massage into your wood surfaces.

With so many great uses, you should always keep lemongrass essential oil around your home. At Utama Spice, we offer the highest quality essential oils from Indonesia. Our oils are 100% pure and made from natural plant extracts so you can be sure you are getting all the powerful antimicrobial properties you need for natural, effective cleaning.

If you have a favorite use for lemongrass, please share in the comments below.

6 Ways to Use Lemongrass Essential Oil Around Your Home

27 thoughts on “6 Ways To Use Lemongrass Essential Oil Around Your Home

  1. Deb E says:

    I’ve only used lemongrass balm and it had a faint, pleasant scent, so would love to use the essential oil. I didn’t know it had so many uses around the house.

  2. Christina Almond says:

    I love lemongrass oil for cleaning! I never thought about putting it into my laundry–gonna try that for sure!

  3. MPaula says:

    I was hoping pests meant ants and bugs. Using it on wood furniture sounds like a good plan to me.

  4. Kelly Hanley says:

    Have heard a lot of great things about lemongrass! Will have to try some of these!

  5. MD Kennedy says:

    I did not know lemongrass eo was good for keeping pests away. I am going to have to try it!

  6. Allison Rice says:

    I do a light mix of Lemon grass essential oil 10 drops to 16 0z water. Use a febreeze bottle and scent my room and couches. Also spray on the bed and pillows.

  7. Deb E says:

    I prefer this scent to those flowery air fresheners. Bonus that any citrus scent perks me up better than caffeine!

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