5 best essential oils for cleaning

Updated: Feb 21, 2021

Aromatherapy is great for cleaning! Here are 5 essential oils that are great for creating a fresh and clean feel in the home.

Oil 1:

Tea tree. Tea tree is highly antiseptic, and smells very clean. It has a smell like pine, and blends well with peppermint, lemon, basil, eucalyptus, and others.

Oil 2:

Lemon. Lemon has a citrus scent and blends well with many oils. Here are a few: grapefruit, orange, peppermint, lavender, and tea tree.

Oil 3:

Peppermint. Peppermint has a minty smell, and works quite well in the diffuser. This oil smells quite clean, and it blends well with tea tree, lavender, spearmint, eucalyptus, and many others.

Oil 4:

Cypress. Cypress has a woody aroma and blends well with oils like cedarwood, sandalwood, and others. Try using this in sprays.

Oil 5:

Grapefruit. Grapefruit is used often in dishwashing detergent, and smells quite citrus and fresh. Citrus oils are great for using when cleaning because they all have a bright smell and can uplift mood.

Look below for some diffuser blends containing these oils.


Clean home

5 drops tea tree

5 drops eucalyptus

4 drops lemon


Sparkling clean

5 drops lemon

4 drops peppermint

4 drops tea tree


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