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Essential Oil Shower Cleaner! with White Pine and Lemon

3. January 21 2019 Content - blog - blog title- EO Cleaner with White Pine and Lemon -  600 x 900White Pine and Lemon essential oils have noticed that a lot of people love using Aromatherapy.

People are making inhalers and diffuser blends, and using essential oils for skin care, relaxation, and even pain relief.

But White Pine and Lemon have also noticed there are some places where using essential oils isn’t as popular yet . . . Like in the shower.

Don’t you know that essential oils like to take showers, too?

And I don’t know about you, but when I’m standing in the shower inhaling all that warm steam, I’d rather know my shower had been cleaned with essential oils and not chemical products!

White Pine and Lemon came up with an essential oil shower cleaner recipe they think people are going to love. You can use this to clean your shower tiles while you’re actually in the shower! It’s effective at reducing germs and preventing scummy buildup, and yet it’s gentle enough to inhale and come into contact with your skin.

I like to make this blend in a soap-dispensing sponge brush—the kind that has an empty handle that you can fill with soap, and a sponge on the end. When you press the sponge against your shower tiles, the soap will fill the sponge and you can scrub your tile.

If you like, you can also make this essential oil shower cleaner in a 4 oz (120 ml) spray bottle. Just spray it directly on your tile, then use a scrubby sponge.

White Pine and Lemon Essential Oil Shower Cleaner

  • 4 oz (120 ml) castile soap
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 30 drops White Pine (Pinus strobus)
  • 10 drops Lemon (Citrus limon)

Be sure to spot test this blend first to make sure it doesn’t stain or otherwise harm your tile and grout.

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I love cleaning with conifer oils and citruses!

Lemon is especially bright and uplifting, and it’s one of my favorite choices for natural cleaning blends because it’s just so good at “neutralizing” germs and supporting our health.

The conifer oils are all excellent at this, too. (There’s a reason so many store-bought cleaners smell like pine, and it’s not just because forests smell fresh and inviting . . . conifers are great cleaners!) If you don’t have White Pine, you can substitute any conifer oil, like Black Spruce (Picea mariana), Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), or Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea). These essential oils are really glad to finally get to be in the shower—showers are so refreshing!

I created this essential oil shower cleaner recipe for the Aromahead App, which is another way you can use essential oils in more areas of life. You can download the app for your iPhone or Android, and pull it up anytime, anywhere when you need an Aromatherapy recipe. No more lugging around your entire Aromatherapy book collection (haha!) . . . all the recipes you need will be on your phone! There are 72 unique recipes on the app in categories like Green Cleaning, Emotional Support, Healthy Travel, Cold and Flu, and more.

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Founder at Aromahead Institute
Andrea Butje is an internationally-recognized Aromatherapist who has changed the educational paradigm through her inspired approach to teaching essential oils and Aromatherapy Certification. Check out her book, The Heart of Aromatherapy, at Aromatics International!

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