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21 Amazing Uses of Essential Oils Nobody Knows About.

21 Amazing Uses of Essential Oils Nobody Knows About.

Do you use essential oils?

There seems to be an unlimited choice of essential oils.

And for every oil, there are at least a dozen different uses.

And yet, even if you are an expert in essential oils, there are surely uses that you do not yet know.

Luckily, we made it a guide so that the essential oils and their uses have no more secrets for you.

Here are 21 amazing uses for essential oils that no one knows about. Watch:

21 Amazing Uses of Essential Oils Nobody Knows About.

1. Relieves sore ears

Have you ever had inflamed earlobes s and sore because of cheap earrings? If you have pierced ears, you must have experienced this problem more than once.

If it happens again, just rub a drop of tea tree essential oil where it hurts. You will be immediately relieved.

To discover: A Homemade Natural Disinfectant to Heal a Wound.

2. Cures a runny nose

If you have a runny nose , whether it's because of an allergy or a cold snap, it can be extremely painful.

It's true, it's hard to work or do anything else when you have to blow your nose all the time.

Fortunately, you can relieve this discomfort quickly. Simply rub a drop of lemon essential oil mixed with a carrier oil (sweet almond oil, avocado oil, jojoba oil, apricot kernel oil...), on the nostril.

Be aware, however, that this essential oil is phototoxic. This means that your skin will be more sensitive to the sun for up to 3 days after its application.

To discover: 12 Particularly Effective Natural Remedies For The Common Cold.

21 Amazing Uses of Essential Oils Nobody Knows About.

3. Eliminates odors from shoes

Do your shoes smell bad? Don't worry, you're not the only one, I'm the same!

To eliminate those bad smells , put a drop or two of your favorite essential oil on two pieces of cotton. And put one in each of your shoes.

To discover: 9 Tricks To Stop Your Shoes From Smelling.

4. Attracts butterflies

Butterflies are beautiful to look at. Contemplating them can even reduce our stress. But how to attract them to the garden ?

Just put a drop or two of essential oil of orange or lavender on a piece of cotton.

Place a few in your garden. Or even better, grow these plants in your garden to keep the butterflies coming back every year. You and your children will be able to admire them quietly.

5. Reduces fever

You have a carbin fever ? Try this remedy . Mix equal parts eucalyptus, frankincense, rosemary, and peppermint essential oils with sesame seed oil or milk. Pour this mixture into your bath.

Then, mix the same essential oils and add lukewarm water instead of sesame seed oil or milk. Soak a vegetable sponge with this mixture and pass it over your body.

To discover: Grandmother's 6 Natural Fever Remedies.

6. Deodorize your interior

To make your whole home smell good , pour a few drops of essential oil of your choice on the filter of your vacuum cleaner.

Every time you go vacuuming, your home is going to smell amazing! It will make you want to clean up! Easy, practical and efficient, right?

To discover: 10 Homemade Air Fresheners To Make Your Home Smell Good All Day.

7. Eliminates fishy smell

You know that awful smell that becomes encrusted after cooking fish ?

Well, there is an easy way to get rid of it. Just put some essential oil in your diffuser.

And if you don't have an essential oil diffuser, you can easily make your own by following this trick.

21 Amazing Uses of Essential Oils Nobody Knows About.

8. Hunt the monsters under the beds

Just about every child has trouble falling asleep because of naughty monsters lurking under the bed or in the closet!

So you can create your own anti-monster spray . Children can use it just before bedtime to create an area where monsters won't dare to enter.

Just add a few drops of lavender essential oil to a small spray bottle filled with water. Then let them spray this mixture in their bedroom and they will be sure to enjoy a deep sleep. Just like you!

9. Reassures your dog during thunderstorms

Just like us, our pets are sometimes scared. Dogs have a reputation for being scared during thunderstorms . And few animals like the sound of fireworks.

The next time one of your 4-legged friends is nervous and needs soothing, pour a few drops of Frankincense essential oil into your diffuser.

Turn on the essential oil diffuser in the room your pet is in. If you add some petting and scratching behind the ears, your furry friend should quickly calm down.

To discover: This Simple Trick Will Help You Keep Your Dog CALM During Fireworks.

10. Scents a good chimney fire

You can scent a chimney fire comforting by putting a few drops of essential oil on a dry log a few days before putting it on the fire.

The essential oil will penetrate the wood well and diffuse a pleasant fragrance throughout the house. You'll see, it's super pleasant for the long winter months.

11. Makes your dishes shine

Do you want your plates to be as clean as those in a washing-up liquid commercial?

Well now you can do it! Simply add a few drops of lemon essential oil to your dish soap dispenser.

And your dishes will literally sparkle! You can even make your own homemade washing up liquid by following this recipe.

21 Amazing Uses of Essential Oils Nobody Knows About.

12. Keeps crawling critters away from the house

Spiders, mice and other critters hate the smell of mint . If they detect it, they immediately turn around and leave the house.

You can scare them away by soaking pieces of cotton in mint essential oil. Then place them strategically throughout your home, such as in kitchen cupboards or the pantry.

Another way to do this is to add 10-15 drops of peppermint essential oil to a spray bottle filled with water and then spray it all over the house.

Insist well in cabinets, corners and all places where mice and spiders tend to hide.

To discover: 9 Natural Tips to Scare Spiders Out of Your Home.

13. Eliminates bacteria on sports equipment

Gym bags, sports shoes, yoga mats or other sports equipment tend to become germ nests very quickly.

To eradicate bacteria, fill a small spray bottle with water and add a drop of lavender essential oil and a drop of tea tree essential oil.

Spray all the equipment you use each time you finish your sports session. No more bacteria nesting in your belongings!

14. Quickly stops hiccups

get rid of hiccups can sometimes seem impossible. But you don't need to find someone who scares you to stop him.

To stop it, simply mix 2 drops of mint essential oil with a carrier oil (jojoba oil, sunflower oil, grapeseed or apricot kernel oil).

Rub this mixture in your hands and inhale the scent deeply for a few minutes.

The invigorating aroma of mint should help you catch your breath and stop diaphragm spasms.

To discover: 9 Effective Tips To Get Rid Of Hiccups Quickly.

21 Amazing Uses of Essential Oils Nobody Knows About.

15. Helps to be concentrated at work

If you want to improve your concentration , your speed and productivity when working, keep rosemary essential oil handy in your office.

When you feel that you have a drop in efficiency, breathe it in. It works great when you've completed a task that requires attention and analysis. Try it and you'll see!

Research has also shown that rosemary improves memory.

16. Fight against wrinkles

Frankincense essential oil is considered a powerful astringent, which means it helps protect skin cells.

It can not only be used to reduce acne and other imperfections, but also to prevent wrinkles , firm the skin to slow the signs of aging.

It can be applied wherever the skin is sagging, such as under the eyes and on the jowls.

Mix 6 drops of frankincense essential oil with 30 ml of unscented carrier oil (jojoba oil, sunflower oil, grapeseed or apricot kernel oil). And apply directly to the skin.

To discover: Discover the Turmeric Mask That Fights Wrinkles.

17. Prevent flies from entering your home

Do flies tend to invade your home? During the summer season, when they arrive in a squadron, place an essential oil diffuser near doors and windows.

Add a few drops of lemongrass essential oil to the water in the mister. And turn it on to drive away pests and flies .

To discover: The 3 Best FLY Repellents (Simple and Natural).

18. Relieves menstrual cramps

If you suffer from painful menstrual cramps , rub lavender essential oil directly on your stomach.

Or apply it with a warm compress for fast pain relief. No more pain that ruins your days.

To discover: No more Painful Periods! 3 Natural Remedies That Work.

19. Moisturizes and disinfects a new tattoo

You got a new tattoo ? It is important to avoid an infection .

One of the best ways to avoid infection is to apply tea tree essential oil mixed with coconut oil on the tattoo.

20. Naturally softens laundry

Store-bought fabric softeners are usually full of chemicals. Plus they tend to be expensive.

Instead, try adding a drop of tea tree essential oil to a cup of white vinegar.

Add it to your next laundry and you have a natural, cheap and antimicrobial fabric softener . Convenient and economical, right?

To discover: How I Make My Natural Fabric Softener.

21. Kills slugs

The slugs are a gardener's nightmare. If your garden falls victim to these critters, try using a blend of mint or cedar essential oils and water.

Put about 5 drops in 250 ml of water. Spray this mixture around plants and fruits and vegetables affected by slugs.

No more slugs who eat the fruits and vegetables from your vegetable garden!

How to store essential oils?

To preserve all the properties of essential oils , it is best to keep them in dark bottles . Why?

Because light tends to damage oils. I recommend blue bottles like these or brown ones like these to keep them. Remember to store these bottles in a cupboard away from light.

Before using essential oils, remember to read the precautions for use. And always ask a specialist for advice. Misused, essential oils can be dangerous.

Your turn...

Have you tried these surprising uses of essential oils? Let us know in the comments if it worked for you. We can't wait to read you!