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7 Essential Oil Hacks For Busy Moms

With all the things they have to do at home – preparing meals, sending the kids to school, and doing the household chores, it's amazing to know that our moms manage to balance their time between family and work. Yes, they're super! But if they know these essential oil hacks, all these everyday routines will become easier and faster! Here are 7 essential oil hacks you can recommend for your busy mom!

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1. Room Freshener

Of course, essential oils can make our homes smell clean and fresh. All you need to do is to add at least 5 drops of your preferred essential oil to a spray bottle with 2 ounces of water. Shake well every time you use and spray over furniture, carpet, linens, and all over the room.

2. Keep Laundry Fresh and Clean

Every mother would do her best to keep her family's clothes smelling and looking their best at all times. To help her, suggest adding 15 drops of her preferred essential oil to the washer whenever she rinses the clothes to get rid of foul smells.

3. Bug Spray

Moms will not need to worry now because they can create their own outdoor bug spray to keep bugs and insects at bay while kids are playing outside. All they have to do is to combine 2 ounces of water with 1 ½ ounces of witch hazel essential oil, 1 tsp. Vegetable glycerine, 5 drops cedarwood oil, 15 drops of citronella oil, and 5 drops of eucalyptus oil. And then, put the solution in a spray bottle. Shake well. To use, spray evenly onto the exposed parts of the skin. Rub as needed.

4. Keep Shoes Fresh

With all the running and playing kids do, it's not surprising that their footwear sometimes needs to freshen up. So, to clean those stinky pairs, mix 5 drops of your preferred essential oil with 2 tbsps. of baking soda. Next, sprinkle inside the shoes and leave overnight. The next day, brush away the baking soda. It's easy as pie!

5. Vacuum Cleaner Freshener

Sometimes, a musty scent disrupts your mom from cleaning using your vacuum. But when she's got a lot to do, there shouldn't be anything that will stop her. Hence, tell her to incorporate essential oils in cleaning. Add several drops of your favorite essential oil to a vacuum filter and see how it freshens up the entire household!

6. Energy Booster

Does your mom need to wake up early to send your siblings to school? Rather than giving her a cup of coffee, offer her a glass of cold water with 2 drops of peppermint essential oil. It should definitely help her start her day right.

7. Foot Massage

After a stressful day of running errands, cooking meals, and school activities, the most relaxing thing your mother can do is to get a relaxing foot massage. Help her by diffusing lavender and eucalyptus oil in a basin and let her feet soak for an ultimate spa-like experience!

From freshening your homes to providing relaxation after a tedious day, these essential oils won't disappoint. Try them yourself!

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