Natural Spring Cleaning with Plant Therapy Essential Oils

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 Plant Therapy Essential Oils Reivew - Natural Spring Cleaning

Spring is here! Spring is here! Spring is HERE!

I’m quite excited, if you can’t tell, because this winter was so darn long, but Spring has sprung and there’s not going back now. :)

Our garden is going in a little late this year, as we’ve been (and will be) traveling for a bit, so that’s going to have to wait. But what I have been working on is doing some Spring Cleaning, trying to get this house freshened up and ready for the new season!

I’ve posted quite a few natural cleaning recipes here over the past year, and it’s no surprise that many of them contain not only simple, natural ingredients, but also essential oils. I love essential oils and use them for just about everything – including cleaning our home – because they have disinfecting properties and they leave the house smelling absolutely wonderful.

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When Plant Therapy contacted me about trying some of their oils, I quickly jumped at the opportunity. I’d never heard of their company before, but after reading more about them on their website and Facebook page, I knew I wanted to work with them!

Plant Therapy Essential Oils Review

plant therapy essential oils review
14 Essential Oil Set – Top Singles. Includes Oils of Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosemary, Spearmint, Orange & Tea Tree.


Plant Therapy sent me their awesome Top 14 Essential Oils Set – it contains oils I use on a regular basis, some that I’ve tried a few times, and some that I’ve only heard about but haven’t yet had the chance to try out. This was super exciting for me, as I’m always up for trying new oils in different ways!

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First, let me say that I love Plant Therapy’s super simple, yet elegant packaging. The oils come in a simple cardboard box with a small layer of foam to protect the bottles, and a cute little elastic bow to hold the box closed. That’s it. No extra, wasteful packaging or paper, etc. The box was shipped in a thick, padded envelope, but that was it. I love when companies use minimalist principles in their packing and shipping!

Spring Cleaning and Other Recipes

The essential oils I’ve been using for my Spring Cleaning include lavender, orange, peppermint, and tea tree. So I used these in everything from my homemade laundry detergent and dryer sheets, to my all-purpose cleaner, my foaming hand soap and I even made a fresh batch of my anti-bacterial spray.

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Now, I’ve used a few different essential oil brands in the past, and I even have a favorite brand for each specific oil. But I can tell you that I’m very pleased with the high quality of Plant Therapy’s oils. They smell amazing, and sometimes even better than my previous favorites. The lavender and orange, specifically, have a cleaner, more vibrant scent – and those are my favorites!

From Plant Therapy:

Plant Therapy believes in the power of essential oils, and know of their incredible benefits, we want them to be used in as many households as possible. Plant Therapy was founded with one goal in mind… we want to provide the highest quality essential oils (and accessories) at a price that everyone can afford. Plant Therapy provides oils that are 100% pure, undiluted and therapeutic grade. We source each oil from top suppliers around the world, buy in large volume, and negotiate the best prices possible. We then pass those savings on to you, the consumer!

In addition to my Spring Cleaning, I also wanted to try out some of the other oils, so I made up a new batch of my homemade deodorant. I used the lavender and tea tree oils for one batch, as usual, but I also added some patchouli for another batch because it has an earthy, fruity scent. Patchouli also has antiseptic and antimibrobal properties, making it a great deodorant!

And since I’m pregnant, I just had to try some of the tips from my Essential Oils for Pregnancy post! I’ve been having some neck pain and stiffness, so I mixed a couple drops of bergamot and lavender into some coconut oil and gave myself a nice neck massage. Wow! I’ve never used bergamot oil before, but it was a very nice complement to the lavender oil, for a soothing, relaxing massage. Bergamot is good for stress and anxiety, so it’s a great addition to your relaxing bath and massage oil blends.

I also really like that they list the uses and benefits of the oils very clearly on the side of every bottle. That way, the info is right at your fingertips so you don’t have to go fumbling around looking it up online or searching through a book.

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The only thing I didn’t like about these oils was how quickly they came out of the bottle when I was adding them to my recipes. I’m used to a slow, controlled drip, allowing me to carefully count each drop. But Plant Therapy’s oils come out much more quickly, that sometimes it was hard to count the drops. Of course, this is an issue with the bottles, and not the oils themselves, but I still thought I’d mention it just so you’re aware.

I’m really impressed by the quality of Plant Therapy’s oils. They’re 100% pure and natural, of therapeutic grade and free from any chemicals or pesticides. If you’re just starting to get into essential oils, or if you’re a seasoned pro, you may want to give them a try next time you’re shopping for some oils, as they’re very affordable!

Where to Buy Plant Therapy Essential Oils

You can buy Plant Therapy essential oils right from their website. They carry a very large selection of different oils sourced from around the world. They also carry lots of cool accessories like diffusers, cases, books, and empty roll-on bottles to create your own blends. Another great product they offer is their synergy blends, which I’m very interested in trying!

And from now until May 14th, 2013 Plant Therapy is offering all Nature’s Nurture readers a coupon for $10 off your purchase of $25 or more – just enter the code naturesnurture10 at checkout! (Coupon cannot be used towards the purchase of Gift Certificates and only one coupon per customer.)

Be sure to check out Plant Therapy at the links below for more information, discounts, giveaways and more!

Website | Blog | Facebook

How to Win Plant Therapy Essential Oils

Plant Therapy was also kind enough to sponsor a giveaway for our readers! That’s right, one lucky reader will win a Top 14 Essential Oils Set (valued at $54.95) of their own! Just come back on May 1st, 2013 for the Green Your Mom Giveaway Hop! The contest will be open worldwide! The best way to be notified when the giveaway goes live is to subscribe to our weekly newsletter or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

How do you use essential oils around your home? What are your favorite essential oils to use?


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Sarah UmmYusuf is a former school teacher turned stay-at-home wife and mama with a passion for all things simple, natural, and homemade. She loves the natural world, and believes the solutions to many of the world’s ailments lie in nature. Her blog, , began as a way to document her family’s journey to a greener home, but has since become a thriving community and resource for those wishing to take small steps towards a more eco-friendly, natural and sustainable lifestyle. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.

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  1. says

    I absolutely love essential oils. I use them for cooking, cleaning and medicinally. When one of us is sick or under the weather, we reach for our oils first. I keep a bottle of Serenity (a lavender blend) and vetiver on my nightstand and use them every single night. I also like how I can use EOs to replace zest in recipes. EOs rock!

    • ann says

      I love this site as well. Everything a person needs on one page, plus helpful information and quick fix tips. Im so thankful these people share their information. What a blessing indeed! I am studying metaphysics and need essential oils for numerous purposes. So glad I found the PERFECT site to buy them AND get the opportunity to learn while Im here. :)

  2. Tannis W says

    I don’t use a lot of essential oils right now. I would like to use more. I occasionally use peppermint oil if I have a headache, lavender to help me sleep and eucalyptus when I have a cold and am congested.

  3. Mariazbeth says

    I love essential oils. I carry lavendar oil with me for treating bug bites & small cuts, & use EOs to clean my home & ward off insects. I am also an avid EO perfume wearer.

  4. Megan Haste says

    I use essential oils mainly for aches and pains but occasionally to help me sleep, much rather that than toxic chemical filled pharmaceutical drugs! Works better and protects my health :)

  5. Rene says

    I use essential oils for almost everything: cooking, my laundry, medicinally, and just to wear so I smell good!

  6. Dawn says

    I love and use essential oils to make homemade cleaners, room spritzers, candles, for migraines and health reasons. I love lavender, peppermint and tea tree blends. They’re great for everything!

    • says

      I made pasta dish & used lemon & oregano essential oils. It was amazing….n such less work. I have a list of desserts I am gonna make using oils & no sugar. You can’t do that with every oil company though. Happy cooking join my facebook group called Stop Selling Me And Just Give Me The Facts for people that want to learn more without pressure.

  7. Patsy Clark says

    I would really like to use these products. I have osteo arthritis and would love a natural pain reliever since nothing else has worked.

  8. Rene says

    I use essential oils in almost everything: cooking, my laundry, medicinally, and just to wear so I smell great!

  9. Sheena Myers says

    Lavender is the only essential oil I have ever used & I use it in the bedroom for relaxation & sleep. I have been reading a lot about tea tree oil & it’s many uses & interested in trying it out! Thank you for the opportunity to win this set!

  10. says

    Would like to learn more about your Plant oils. There are so many Essentials oils out there in the Market Place. I like give away like this so people have a chance to try your products. I’m looking for ways to use Nature products on my family for cooking and Healing purposes.

  11. Ginny says

    I have been Sharing Green ideas (especially when lovely pictures present them) for my Friends on Facebook. The Green Spring Cleaning is a caveat! I will be purchasing in the near future with this in mind.

    I see that you have Frankensence and Cedarwood. I am looking forward to smelling those.

    I was wondering where I could get Arnica oil as I have found that so wonderful for circulation.

  12. Rhonda says

    I am new to using oils.My friend gave me some peppermint oil several months ago,which I put away and never used.Recently I had a severe headache that wouldn’t go away w/ traditional pain relievers-I happened to be on the internet looking through DIY posts and came across the benefits of oils,so I looked up peppermint oil and BAM!-it said it could be used for headaches! I did what it said to do,I diluted it with some oil I had,rubbed it into my temples and I am not even kidding when I say it almost immediately took away my 2 day old headache so I AM A BELIEVER! i SOOO hope I win this so I can try these oils for my many health issues I suffer with!

  13. Tammy says

    I use essential Oils for cleaning. Store bought cleaners cause asthma attacks and migraines. I use tea tree oil & lavender most. I want to learn more about them for home remedies.

  14. says

    Right now I am using Peppermint a lot to ward off bugs and mice. I use a mixture of water and oil and spray everywhere, and it makes my house smell good too :)

  15. says

    I use EO in candle making’ in my baths, in my car, on my carpet and beds, in the massages oils that I make. I didn’t realize that there were so many more uses and I plan on trying them.

  16. Marina says

    I have used tea tree oil against mould and citrus oils to keep spiders away, but I clearly need to expand my repertoire!

  17. Jiovani says

    I use essential oils for my natural air freshners around the house and also I put a few drops in my deep conditioners. My favorites are lavender, tea tree oil, and rosemary

  18. jo n says

    I have used lavender oil for years. I used it when I would get headaches (several times a week). I would take a couple good whiffs. Sometimes the headache would go away with just this or it would at least dull it until aspirin would kick in. I also used it in my bathwater. I carry a very small bottle of it all the time. It is also a good antiseptic.

  19. krista says

    I started using EO’s last fall. I started to make homemade cleaners & researching aromatherapy, then I learned about the medicinal aspect of them & I want to stop using OTC and prescription medications for everyday ailments.

    My favorites Lavender and I use lemon & wild orange in water

  20. stephenie hawn says

    I ahve not tried them yet, was doing research on oils, and found this site :). would be wonderful to win so i can try these out :)

  21. Alma Luz says

    I love essential oils, use them very often, specially follwing the advices you give us!!!! Keep doing that please!! Than you.

  22. Ashley Jespersen says

    How do you use essential oils around your home? What are your favorite essential oils to use?

    I have a variety of skin allergies and fragrance allergies due to chemicals in manufactured products. I have been transitioning into an organic remedy life style. I use essential oils in body care products, household products, and herbal remedies.

    My favorite essential oils are lavender, rosemary, lemon, clary sage, and spearmint.

  23. Kim Harper says

    Love them all that I have tried.. For sleep at night, in laundry det, for bug repellent, and love different mixtures in diffuser.. Especially the orange & lemon !, thanks ..

  24. Laura says

    Started using essential oils for headaches years ago! Since then, My husband has bought me a new kit every few years. It is wonderful to have a new source for oils and organic is a plus with me.

    I have a suggestion for the flow issue from the bottles. Get a set of droppers and label them for each oil. It works for me.

    Glad to have found this site!

  25. Kat Kiger says

    I use a house cleansing spray made from Sage, Lavender, Rosemary & either Peppermint or a Citrus oil. I also use various EO such as Lavender (my favorite), Rose, or Ylamg Ylang to make my own chunk bath salts/rocks, to bless candles with, & I make my own special blend of several EOs that has become my “signature” scent.

  26. Jalin Bingham says

    I use essential oils for medicinal purposes right now, but really interested in starting to make my own cleaning and personal products. I feel really strong of getting onto the essential oil band wagon and teach my family how to take care of themselves naturally. i want to learn to use them on a more regular basis.

  27. Sherrie Dawn says

    Essential oils are so wonderful! I use the few that I have. I’d love to win the giveaway and add to the healing powers of oils!

  28. Anna D says

    I love Lavender, Patchouli, and Peppermint oil. In Vegas we have a ton of spiders- Black Widow & Brown Recluse…. and I am petrified of spiders! So I saw Facebook post about adding peppermint oil to a spray bottle with water spray around your house to repel them (the smell is too strong for them to stand). I’ve been doing this for a month and haven’t seen a Black Widow in my garage since! YAY!

  29. says

    I use essential oils in homemade deep hair conditioning, body butter, deodorant, hair oils, in the bath tub, to get rid of pimples (tea tree) and to fight back fungus (right now in my armpit). I especially love rosmary and lavender essential oils!

  30. Wendy Jones says

    I have gathered all the research and recipes and ways to use EO. I would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to have this set.

  31. karmamichele says

    I use essential oils to keep spiders and pests away and to disinfect my house and clean my pots and pans and my favorite essential oils ae Tea Tree oil, Lavender oil, peppermint oil and patchouli oil.

  32. Donna Shipe says

    This is an awesome giveaway. I have been saving to get essential oils to start my Natural way with home remedies, personal and cleaning supplies. Thank you for having this giveaway.

  33. says

    I have just started researching and using essential oils. I was given a few to try for my daughter who has terrible cramps the first day of her cycle. Looking forward to using them more and learning more!

  34. Regina says

    I truly love essential oils, the possibilities/combinations and amazing properties while being completely natural. Thank you so much for the information.

  35. janem says

    I have used air fresheners from well known retail stores & have had terrible headaches so I am now using natural oils….don’t have the headaches anymore! Thanks for your blog so I can see more info on essential oils

  36. says

    I’ve spent the last six months delving into learning more about using AND using EOs in my self care as well as home keeping. AND removing less healthy and less effective products from our lives. My favorite use is probably the night time sleep aid EO blend I use nightly on my wrists and occasionally on my pillow.

  37. Rachel says

    I use them in pillows to freshen up a room smell, in my tea to give it a bit of zing, on my body for different aches and pains. I love to use lavender for headaches, or for relaxing/sleep, also peppermint is my favortie oil for tea and cooking.

  38. Meagan says

    I use essential oils to make my own body/beauty products, clean around the house, make my own laundry detergent, etc! I try to replace all the toxic store bought household items with homemade all natural alternatives. I love lavender, tea tree, rosemary, lemongrass…. all of them, really! :-]

  39. Cassandra says

    I am new to essential oils, but am desparately seeking migraine and stress relief and I’ve read a lot of interesting facts about using essential oils for this purpose. Now I’m ready to get my feet wet! :)

  40. Regina says

    I use them for aromatherapy, skincare and would like to learn more about medicinal & other uses. Lavender is my favorite!

  41. Matthew says

    I love using lavender essential oil for diffusing and peppermint essential oil in a tooth powder

  42. tara says

    we use essential oils in my house for EVERYTHING! we use them to make household cleaning products, homemade beauty products, facial care, home remedies, you name the problem, i can use an EO for a solution. i’m a firm believer that everything we need to take care of ourselves is right here on our planet.

  43. Judith Bramblett says

    I use essential oils for all kinds of things soaps, shampoos, perfume, candle, cooking, cleaning, medicine, cleaning products. i just absolutely love them

  44. Mary beth page says

    I have been building my essential oil collection over the past couple of years, vy difficult to do because I keep using them They have so many uses in the home

  45. Kelsey says

    I have been replacing most common household items with essential oils. Tea tree oil and lavender oil can be used for so many things around the house or for body care- so much safer than the chemical products people use every day.

  46. Jane Brown says

    For a natural bug repellent, I use Lavender and Peppermint oils mixed with water in a spray bottle!

  47. Karen Cates says

    For around the house, I like to use EO’s on lightbulbs to enfuse the scent around the house. My favorite EO scents are orange and cedarwood.
    I also like to add some lavender EO to laundry to make it smell fresh.
    I like to use peppermint EO on my temples when I have a headache, works like a charm.
    There are so many uses and I can’t wait to find new ones.

  48. Kim says

    I use essential oils for everything including aches and pains, deodorizer and in my cleaning products!

  49. Trae says

    How do I use EOs? Pssh…how do I NOT use them? :-) I use them in everything from aromatherapy massage oils to candles; from soaps to face scrubs; from household cleaners to laundry detergent; from natural remedies to calming blends for my ASD son…whew! Favorites: honestly, too many to name but… Lavendar, Clary Sage, Chamomile, Tea Tree, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Sweet Orange, Lemongrass, Neroli, Ylang Ylang,

  50. Jeanine says

    I made my own sugar scrubs at Christmas, using essential oils, to give as gifts to my mom and mom-in-law. I also made some for me and I absolutly love them. These oils are just what I need to be able to experiment with my own blends!

  51. mary beth says

    I have been using essential oils for years just cant keep them around long. They just get used in everything from personal care to cleaning.

  52. Thalia says

    I use tea tree oil for making beauty mixes like shampoo and liquid soap and I will be making my first batch of laundry soap with essential oils soon. Trying to find the one I want my clothes to smell most like.

  53. Andrea says

    I use essential oils in beauty products and for cleaning. My favorite for beauty products is lavender and for cleaning it is tea tree.

  54. Cherie says

    I just started using essential oils. I use lavender to help the kids settle down at bedtime or if during the day gets out of control (I have 3 kids – 3year old twins and an 18 month old – all very active!) – and if one of them has a cold then I use ecalytus and rosemary to help open up airways. I also have a blend to help me with my mood and bad pms days

  55. Brittany says

    My favorite essential oil is definitely lavender. I am starting to make all my own home products- cleaners, hair care, even deodorant! I can’t wait to have some wonderful scents!

  56. Bev Matthews says

    I hope I win this give away! I love Jasmine and have worn it for years. I’m excited to learn about the different fragrances.

  57. kendra lee says

    i use my lavender and sweet orange oils in the lotions and natural deodorant products i make for myself and my family.

  58. Becky says

    I love essential oils. Their uses are endless. I love the fact that you can use them as cleaners and not have to worry about harsh chemicals. I don’t want my family breathing that crap. A lot of useful info on this page. Love, love, love it!!!!!!!

  59. Rena says

    I’ve never used plant oils for cleaning, but it sounds like a wonderful idea to get rid of as many chemicals as possible!

  60. Amber says

    I use oils for EVERYTHING in my home. From cleaning, to taking care of cuts and scraps. It’s spring time, the bees are buzzing, and stinging. I use Tea Tree oil to clean the wound and then lavender to help with the pain. Lavender is also an anti-histamine which is perfect for itching and reddness that the sting leaves behind.

  61. Malaurie says

    I haven’t actually used any essential oils in any recipes around my house yet. I’ve started collecting other ingredients to recipies so I can start using natural alternatives, I just don’t have the oils yet to do it. I seen this giveaway & thought I would enter. If I won I would be so excited! I’m getting my first home in about 3-7 months (just waiting on the short sale) & I really want to start making my own all natural products for cleaning, ailments, ect.

  62. Katy says

    Baby wipe solution is our most common use, but we also use them in other homemade products like shampoo and face wash. Lavender and lemon are the ones we use the most.

  63. Corinne says

    I use EO’s mostly for aromatherapy. I use a combination of peppermint and tangerine to relieve headaches, and occasionally, to wake me up in the morning. I use lavender to relax. And I use various oils to add an inviting scent to rooms in my house. I mainly use citrus oils like lemon, orange, and grapefruit, because they tend to make me happy. Then I like to add sage, basil, or clary sage for an interesting combination.

  64. Leann L says

    The oil I use the most is TTO. I use it in my homemade cleaner to add disinfecting. I also add a few drops to our laundry when washing.

  65. Ashley says

    I absolutely love that it has the uses for each oil on the back of every bottle! I haven’t found any other brands that do more than a word or two for their uses! <3

  66. Tina says

    Chemicals in commercial cleaning products are toxic to our home environment. What a great alternative.

  67. Tina says

    Chemicals in commercial cleaning products are toxic to our home environment. What a great alternative.
    I really love peppermint oil – I use it in lip balms. I love the way it feels!
    I also love lavender oil – it’s extremely effective, when rubbed over top of a carrier oil, for tight and sore muscle aches and tension! Not to mention how much better you can sleep with the wonderful scent of lavender coming from your back or shoulders at night. 😉

  68. Tami says

    Well, it’s hard for me to talk about just one! I use Black Cumin for immune health. Peppermint for just about ANTHING, Lavender for just about ANYTHING too. I use Clary Sage, Anise, and Geranium for menopausal symptoms. There are SO many!! Gotta love me some essential oils!!!!!

  69. Amanda says

    I have been using EO’s in my Vacuum (It’s a Rainbow Vacuum that runs with water in a reservoir) to make the house smell better for about 10 years now, as well as for many other typical uses (ie: aroma therapy, cleaning, assistance with sleeplessness, stress etc etc). I’ll be looking into these products more and to possibly try some new scents :)

  70. JLM says

    So many wonderful products. There are many ways of cleaning with essential oils that I had not heard of before. I can’t wait to try them. I’d really like to get a diffuser for the Bergamot. I had no idea it could be used in treating depression and anxiety. Hope it works for PTSD as well.

  71. Linda says

    I use Melaleuca all the time for myself, pets, and home. I put a drop of melaleuca on cuts, scrapes, etc., and a bandaid. Learning how to use other EOs. Would love to add more knowledge of EOs by useing them.

  72. JoAn Besier says

    I so want to start using the benefits of essential oils. I give been giving up on all chems.

  73. Leah Smith says

    Love your website! I make all my own make-up, perfumes, lotions and body sprays. You have EVERYTHING I need all In one place!

  74. April Weimer says

    I’m new to essential oils and so far I use lavender for just about everything! Cuts, sleep spray, baths. I use peppermint & tea tree for cramps & cleaning!

  75. Sarah Jones says

    As I am learning more & more about EO’s I am also using them more & more. I have been diffusing them to help my kids with allergies. I use them in my cleaning products I make & am also using them to treat various ailments of the family!

  76. Kimiko says

    Have used essential oils for massage and aches/pains, but recently am researching how to use them all over my home and cut out toxic chemicals. Thanks for a great article and some wonderful ideas that I plan to incorporate!

  77. Carla says

    I love this site! So many wonderful oils and other products to make life a little better. I am very interested in the oil used by a Fibromyalgia patient. My daughter suffers from the same condition and it tears my heart out to see her in such pain. This oil looks like a possible help to her constant pain. The problem will be in using it…it will cause a lot of pain just to apply it. Terrible condition to have.

  78. Amy Bishop says

    I’m just starting to get into the EO world. So far I use lavender in my homemade fabric softener and sometimes I put a few drops on my pillow at night to sleep better. I have tea tree, peppermint, orange and lemon which I’m going to use in different household products (dish soap, cleaning products, skincare recipes) etc. But I love learning about new uses and seeing what other people have tried!

  79. Jacqueline Dubois says

    i LOVE LOVE LOVE essential oils and have been eliminating toxic products in my house one by one. I use peppermint oil dabbed in an old sock, rolled up and stuff into another old sock, in my dryer. There is nothing like your clothes smelling like fresh peppermint. I also add different oils (depending on my mood) to my vinegar and water floor and tub cleaners! Yummmmy!

  80. Victoria says

    I use oils to clean and freshen my home my favorites are tea tree , lavender , eucalyptus , and rosemary.

  81. Karen says

    I had no idea there were some many essential oils. I can’t wait to try some on the ones I wasn’t aware of before.

  82. cheryl says

    I just started researching essential oils and I enjoyed your review. I look forward to start using them.

  83. Rae Grant says

    I <3 essential oils!!! there are so many uses for them……from cleaning to relaxing :) I like Cinnamon, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Rosemary and Orange. Thanks

  84. Cheryl Ross says

    I just started to use essential oils & 1st use was in my weekly pedicure. A few drops of lavender in the water w/epsom salts & then mixed w/grapeseed oil & kosher salt for a scrub. I care for my older father & now once a week he gets tea tree oil in his soak/scrub & every 2 weeks I give my sister a pedicure using lemongrass

  85. Meghan Crumpler Daniels says

    I am thrill to have a chance to try this out.. I have learnt that by using these products you can not only have remedies for things.. In the most natural way possible.. It can help Aches and pains which I suffer with a lot.. It can also help headaches which I find amazing, and make my bath time an oasis while healing me with all my skin issues of dry skin and that tired feeling I feel often. Thank you for the chance of getting to try these. God bless

  86. Olivia Hunt says

    I love using eucalyptus oil with a carrier for a deep muscle pain relief massage oil, or on a washcloth under a pillow to help with congestion and cough. A drop of Lavender on my wrist or in the tub with my kids for the calming effect. Adding Sweet Orange oil to vinegar that’s been soaking in lemon peels for a great smelling and brightening natural fabric softener. Peppermint oil on cotton balls in the corners of my house to keep pests out. Tea tree oil for so many different things, in cleaners, on the face and hair, in my 2 year old’s cloth wipe solution because of the antimicrobial qualities.

  87. says

    I was looking at bergamot the other day but didn’t know what to use it for, thank you for that information, as I already have the lavender. I am interested in know so much about how and what to use essential oils in. I love this site, there is so much info.!

  88. Tamlyn Ptasinski says

    I have developed a new obsession with learning the countless ways essential oils can be used. I use mine mainly for medicinal purposes, household cleaning, homemade beauty products and also in the rinse cycle of my laundry, especially when washing my baby’s cloth diapers. I also find them most effective in homemade bug repellents and in homemade pesticides. Gosh, there isn’t a day that goes by without the use of a variety of essential oils. They are nature’s gift to us!

  89. Angela M says

    I use Lavender for relaxation, sleep and as a natural bug repellant. I also use a combination of Lavender and peppermint for the frequent headaches I get. I use Eucalyptus and Lavender for muscle pain with an epsom soak. I also use Tea Tree oil for various reasons.

  90. Arlene says

    My experience with essential oils has been very limited. I have used rose and orange in crafts. Since discovering your blog and Pintrest, I have been bitten by the EO bug! I can hardly wait to learn more and put all of this information to use! Thanks!

  91. Jennifer D says

    I love to use essential oils for cleaning. I mix distilled water with 3 tsps of apple cider vinegar and 10 drops each of peppermint eo, clive eo, and lemon eo. :)

  92. Sheila says

    I use tea tree when I clean, and rose and lavender drops in unscented candles when they burn.

  93. Stacy Harrison says

    I haven’t had the chance to try essential oils in my home but very excited to try!!!

  94. Julia Gangloff says

    I love this stuff! I used to try to make it myself but it’s just too difficult. So now I leave it to the experts to make for me and I use theirs to make all of my herbals. Life doesn’t get any better than this…

  95. says

    I haven’t used essential oils around my home yet. However, tea tree oil is my good friend in skincare and so is lavender oil. But I’ve read so many amazing tips how to use essential oils in almost everything – body care, cooking, cleaning and so on. I’m definitely going to try them! :)

    Greetings from Estonia and sorry for my bad English! :)

  96. Sheri Chason says

    Besides using essential oils for aroma therapy, I like to use them in my lotions and green cleaners that I make to use at home and for friends….

  97. Alisha says

    I use tea tree oil on lots of things my kids do to themselves. I also love lavender. It has so many uses as well

  98. Bonnie F says

    I love essential oils and Use them for everything; health, aroma therapy, beauty products, and sometimes teatree oil as a way to keep ticks off of me. I use lavender for sleep, rosemary for headaches, and the list goes on.

    • Bonnie F says

      The oils here are pure, great prices and can be returned if you are not satisfied.
      I use the oils in my candles, soaps, and beauty products.

  99. Molly says

    I use them almost every day, from cleaning with TTO, to keeping the mosquitos away with Cedarwood, Oregano for keeping us healthy, lavender to calm us down… EO’s are essential in my home!

  100. TWYLA says

    I have a diffuser for light bulbs which scents each room beautifully. I love to create new scents for lotions. It’s really hard for me to pick a favorite scent because I love them all!

  101. Anna Gillespie says

    Wow, i’d only ever heard of clove oil for cleaning before. This has really opened my eyes!!

  102. Ivy says

    How do you use essential oils around your home? What are your favorite essential oils to use?
    I use EO’s for lots of things. Bug repellent, cleaning, health care. . . . .
    I love lemon oil. For cleaning, and lemon water. And lavender, Good for burns, and to help relax.
    I love Essential Oils.

  103. Linda Pike says

    Love essential oils to make many products; soaps, candles clean products etc. Love all the scents I have tried. Linda

  104. Susan McIntyre says

    I use them for inhaling, for nasal polyps and sinus infections. They’re the best things I’ve tried for it. Tea Tree is always on hand and we use it for every skin and infection problem….

  105. Jaime Gutshall says

    I am really just learning about essential oils. I use eucalyptus oil when my children are congested and then lavender to relax.

  106. Barbara Marlow says

    Still new to lots of oils, but I LOVE tea tree oil, I use it in skin care that I make and also cleaning. I also love lavendar oil.

  107. Sheila says

    The essential oils are highly concentrated plant elements that comes from the roots, stems, seeds, needles, bark or resin of numerous diffeent kinds of plants. These oils are highly concentrated and yield natural hormones, vitamins, antibiotics and antiseptics. These essential oils have therapeutic properties that are useful for many health and healing purposes.

  108. Trina says

    I use essential oils in my homemade cp and liquid soaps. I’m just starting to learn how to use them for cleaning.

  109. Tracey B says

    My favorite essential oils are lavender, peppermint and lemon. I’ve used lavender for migraines, peppermint for nausea and lemon in my dishwasher.

  110. Patti says

    I love essential oils for homemade fabric softener, carpet cleaner, air freshener for house. I also make body butter and lotions and face cream. I make so many things with the oils I lost track! I still learn every day something new to use the oils with!
    I use lavender, sweet orange and eucalyptus just to name a few, I love all the oils I have but I am wanting to build up my assortment!

  111. leila says

    I use TTO to disinfect my cloth diaper laundry and I use lavender for making cloth baby wipe solution. Lemon/orange along with vinegar/water in an all-purpose cleaning solution. Eucalyptus oil on a washcloth in a hot shower for stuffy/congestion. I’m still new to using EO so that’s all I’ve done so far but loving all the new ideas I’m getting here!

  112. Colleen says

    I have recently fallen in love with coconut oil so I am trying it for just about everything and I am not sure if this qualifies since its not for cleaning but, I heard about growing stronger hair with ylang ylang so I am mixing the 2 together as a hair and scalp treatment, but my real faves are the citrus, especially orange, and it smells soooo yummy with coconut oil and vanilla

  113. Cindy L. says

    I have used tea tree oil for my daughter’s acne and I’ve also used to wipe pantry shelves after an infestation of flour bugs. My favorite so far is the peppermint oil!

  114. says

    Ohhh, I need to try out your anti-bacterial spray! I use lavendar mixed with vinegar around our house, as well as tea tree oil for all sorts of things (hair, pets, cleaning).

  115. sheila burgin says

    i haven’t started using oils but want to start with making homemade lotion for my 4 yr old. he has eczema and store bought lotions aggravate it so i’m hoping a homemade lotion will help

  116. Laura Farrell says

    I mostly use Lavender and Peppermint. I would love to have the complete set so I can live more naturally

  117. Natalie says

    I use lavender essential oil just for a nice scent to relax to. Occassionally I use droplets on my area rug in the living room especially when I have guests over. Tea tree oil I use on my skin.

  118. Leslie says

    I have been using tea tree forever, but just starting to use other eo’s around the home and in things my family puts on their skin. Thanks for all of your recipes and knowledge!

  119. Lisa Prince says

    I have an infuser that I have been using the oils for but now just breaking into the soap making processes and hand scrubs, This is so much fun!! I can’t wait to try more ideas.

  120. Bev McArthur says

    i have been using oils for years and have just been reading about yours and would love to try some of them to see what they are like i LOVE the fact that they are 100% pure and that is a big deal to me

  121. Mary Davis says

    I use them in everything, my homemade lotions and butters. My room spray and facial misters…I love them.

  122. Jessica Stewart says

    I use eucalyptus oil when my children are congested I rub some on their feet while sleeping. I would love to learn more about oils and the natural way of doing things verses the toxins in the daily product we buy at the store.

  123. Jessica says

    I love lavender and lemongrass. I combine with coconut oil for lotion and use them in my homemade shampoos. I also put a little mint on my temples when I have a headache

  124. Angie Dallas says

    I use lemongrass oil in my homemade cleaning products and Tea Tree oil got rid of my Dad’s toenail fungus.

  125. Shelley S says

    I can’t wait to try some of the recipes and ideas here! I love lemongrass, lavender and peppermint – and am looking to expand my collection of essential oils. Your article was a big help in guiding me towards what to purchase next. Thank you!

  126. Pam says

    I’ve been using essential oils mostly for making my own cleaning supplies. Now that I have that down pat, I’m going to start making my own beauty supplies (shampoo, soap, lotions, etc.). Favorite scents are rose, lemon, tangerine, lavender and gardenia.

  127. Sheila says

    I have been using more and more of the essential oils in my home. I use them in cooking, juicing, caring for my natural hair, in my home for fragrance and other simple tasks. My favorite oils for use are: lemon, cinnamon, rosemary, lavendar, tea tree and peppermint.

    • Linda Pike says

      Great ideas, I have only used oils to clear my sinuses and clean my lungs, looking forward to try these great ideas.

  128. Stephanie says

    I’d love to get some of these myself! I’ve been very interested in herbal medicine so figuring out the best uses and combinations of oils for certain things sounds like it’d be a l

  129. Stephanie says

    I’d love to get some of these myself! I’ve been very interested in herbal medicine so figuring out the best uses and combinations of oils for certain things sounds like it’d be a lot of fun.

  130. Melissa says

    I use EO in cleaning sprays and sometimes in a spray bottle of water to use on my girls hair while I’m styling it.

  131. says

    I use several oils but one has been most reached for lately when a Spring bout of the flu bug hit friends. I dosed the family with approx. three drops oregano oil on a small spoonful of coconut oil 3x/day for about 5 days. We ended up with just a few with sore throats and fevers and some with just runny nose but no aches, pains, puking, ect. I swear by oregano oil!

  132. Gloria says

    My favorite essential oil to use is clove oil. True, it is not often I have to bring it out to ease the pain from a bad toothache, but it has saved myself and my family enough grief to be extremely grateful for its existence. I feel good reaching for that instead of the massive amounts of painkillerdrugs I would need to quell the agony. Thank God for natural medicine!

  133. StaciV says

    I absolutely LOVE essential oils! Its difficult to pick a favorite, but I would have to say my absolute tops would have to be: Frankinscence, Myrrh, & Lavender. I like to use them for aroma therapy and also for salves, soaps, shampoo, etc. I love learning new ways to enjoy them as well!

  134. says

    I mainly use my essential oils as a doula. I have a few right now that I either use separately (lavender, peppermint, etc) or as a blend (a lovely labor one). I’ve been doing a bit of research and want to make up my own blends for my clients while in labor for me to use with them as also postpartum. Thanks very much for the new recipe for massage (bergamot and lavender in coconut oil), I’ll have to give that one a try!

  135. says

    I use a lot of EO in my cleaning products, especially the citrus scented. I’m also starting to make my own patchouli scented soaps.

  136. Doina says

    I use essential oils in a diffuser and under my nose when I’m congested and just breathe them in. My favorites are lavender, eucaluptus and peppermint.

  137. Joyell says

    I use the headache relief all around my hairline. I also love peppermint and lavender for this. I’ve made homemade deodorant and an all-purpose cleaner. I LOVE EO’s!

  138. Teri W says

    I love EO’s! I just wish that they didn’t cost so much…or that I wasn’t the type that has to have every.single.oil that I read about :o) I love lavender, eucalyptus and bergamont! I love oils, love, love … LOVE them!

  139. says

    I just discovered them! I use Tea Tree for laundry Ieave overnight accidentally. I use lemon and orange in my kids’ baths. I sniff lavendar when I’m feeling sad and it is so uplifting!

  140. Theresa says

    I use essential oils everywhere in my house. To disinfect and to keep healthy. Some of my favorites are Breathe, Deep Blue, lavender, and my most favorite is melaleuca. I am still amazed that by taking one drop internally, I got rid of esophageal thrush overnight. It has also preventing severe scarring when I injured my arm and elbow during a nasty fall on concrete.

  141. Kaylee says

    I am still just learning and reading about essential oils. I have not used them yet, but very eager to start. :)

  142. Terressa says

    I do the “no poo” hair cleansing method for my hair and rinse my hair with rosemary and vinegar. I also clean my house with vinegar and mainly citrus oils.

    • Teri W says

      They are of a high quality and in my opinion they go neck and neck with doTerra. Also, have you tried Spark Naturals? High quality at very, VERY affordable prices!!!

  143. says

    Vetiver has to be my absolute favorite! It is aptly called the ‘oil of tranquility”. I dab a little on the vIta flex points before meditation and diffuse it in the burner too.

  144. Kathryn Strickland says

    I couldn’t get through a day without my essential oils. We have used them for years,

  145. Spring K. says

    I love using essential oils in my homemade cleaning products. I also found that eucalyptus oil does a great job at keeping flies away during the summer. I’m really looking forward to trying Plant Therapy products, especially after reading your great review! Thank you!

  146. Jill Gehring says

    I am excited to learn more about how to use oils. I am new to this natural lifestyle and so happy with all of it!

  147. Cortni says

    I am trying to get into making my own deodorant, detergent and ect . I’m finding oils hard to find in my area

  148. Amy Breyla says

    I’m hoping the Germ Fighter Synergy helps me with reoccuring MRSA infections I’ve had for the last 3 years…

  149. Kimberly Hofer says

    I use essential oils to make lip balms and in a diffuser to make my home smell good. I’ve only just discovered them, so I hope to learn of many more great uses for them.

  150. Mareka Huitt says

    What are your favorite essential oils to use? Tea Tree Oil, is use it for EVERYTHING!!!

  151. Karen Wood says

    I haven’t gotten things made yet but I’ve been gathering ingredients and recipes. Going to make soap, shampoo, lotion, and household cleaners. I have been using peppermint for my mouth and have a little dish that I put patchouli oil in just so I can smell it all the time. I love that smell. I also want to make my own designer perfume oil. I really want to try some of the special oil combinations that plant therapy sells.

  152. Jenn says

    I use Eucalyptus oil in EVERYTHING from hair care products, to cough and cold vapor blocks, I also use Tea tree for athlete’s foot problems. I like to scent my furnace filters with Sweet Orange oil, and I use Rosemary and Peppermint when I am cleaning my floors.

  153. Laura says

    right now, it is spring, so I am usuing peppermint to ward off spiders, I use citronella for mosquitos and lavender for cleaning. I also use Eucalyptus a lot for bugs as well.

  154. Renee says

    I use essential oils in homemade candles, tinctures, salves…you name it. Im new to Plant Therapy, and want to try everything! Love the blends!

  155. Michelle Proper says

    My favorite is Lemongrass Essential Oil…so many uses in cleaning and the smell is so refreshing and energizing! Thanks so much!

  156. Stephanie Ranker says

    I am new to using essential oils. I have only recently started learning how to create my own house hold items…I am gradually gathering items that I need to make additional products for my home in addition to the couple that I already create. I try not to purchase large quantities of oils just yet as they tend to be a little pricy and as stated here finding quality oils is difficult sometimes. I am thankful for the positive posts about Plant therapy leaving me with a better feeling about making a purchase.

  157. Brenda J says

    I use essential oils for personal care products like toothpaste, facial oil for oil cleansing, mouthwash, body wash, lotions and more as well as for cleaning products and for health care as well. I’m always learning of more and more ways to use essential oils!

  158. Elizabeth says

    I use lavender essential oil in my dryer, and I use lavender and tea tree in homemade cleaning spray

  159. Rachelle says

    Thank you for the chance to enter your giveaway. I am new and very eager in learning how to, naturally. I will be glued to your website and await for your newsletters. Thank you for that. I have been interested in knowing how-to for a long time. This will be great! Thank you so much!

  160. says

    I entered this giveaway, and I have been turning to essential oils and natural products dues to some chronic health issues. It really seems to help!

  161. Angela Cobb says

    I like to use lavender for fragrance around the house and some of the other oils I use in my hair care routine.

  162. Katie says

    I’ve been shopping around for essential oils on the Internet and have found a couple of places I’m looking to try. I use oils all around the house for cleaners, laundry soap, body fragrance, medicine, and in my spiritual practice. I’m interested in making my own blends and just learning more about them in general. I’m glad I stumbled onto this site and onto Plant Therapy. Their kits will make it simple to started.

  163. Bridget says

    I use an orange & patchouli blend for calming, a peppermint & lemon for uplifting and energy, and lavender for soothing skin or to ease me off to slumberland. But the oils I use the most are thieve’s oil or tea tree mostly, for cleaning and disinfecting just about everything! =)

  164. Sandra says

    Just made a fresh batch of my favorite hair rinse. Rosemary and lavender oil with Braggs apple cider vinegar, and my curly, dry, frizzy hair has been tamed. I am soooooo very impressed. And my hair smells so good all day long. Love it.

  165. Christina says

    I love putting a drop or two of peppermint oil on my rice/wheat heat pack. I also like putting a drop of chamomile on a facecloth and putting it in my pillow case to help me relax and sleep.

  166. ARLENE says

    I want to learn how if possible how essential oils can help diabetes. Plus I love essential oils and want the opportunity to broaden my knowledge of other oil uses.

  167. Lisa says

    I use essential oils for cleaning, health, migraines (have a lavender and peppermint cream that I use on migraines), in showers (homemade lavender and eucalyptus fizzies), baths, laundry, pretty much any way I can think of, when I can afford to purchase them.

  168. Tasha says

    I’m just learning about essential oils. I am using them for cleaning and diy body products mostly so far, but I want to try so many more things!

  169. kama says

    I bought a bunch of PT oils a while back and love them. When I opened the mail package, I was overcome with the smell of oregano! :) They are very high quality.

  170. kama says

    Sorry, I use them so far when we get sick. I rub them on chests and feet when my babies are coughing. I like Respir-Aid so far! :)

  171. Teri W says

    I love EO’s! I use them for anything that I can! I especially love Plant Natures Germ Fighter Oil! It’s my go to oil!

  172. shubashini says

    EO are so versatile! we are so used to chemical stuff in bottles but mother nature has provided for everything we need to live on earth comfortably. we need not manufacture new, toxic stuff in labs for simple things like cleaning our kitchen countertop. natural is way to go.

  173. shubashini says

    i sprinkle diluted lemongrass eo on te floor after i clean my bathroom. i just uplifts everyones mood when they enter, my hubby says he feels like he is in the grand majestic otel. lemongrass is my fav.

  174. Nancy Miller says

    I have got to try the homemade cleaning recipes using essential oils. I’m sick of the chemicals they put in cleaning products. They literally make me sick.

  175. Kim Blair says

    I use EOs for everything – body butter, fabric softener, colds, eczema – you name it! My absolute FAVORITE EO is lavendar. It’s so soothing and calming. But…there are so many others that I love, as well.

  176. Dyanne Spease says

    Lemon essential oil in a small spray bottle for hand sanitizing when out and lemon oil for cleaning kitchen counters and tea tree oil for keeping mold at bay in the shower.

  177. Michelle Cano says

    I’m interested in learning more about essential oils. I’m a massage therapist and I love using lavender to relax my clients.

  178. Nicole says

    I have been looking for more natural ways to clean and other things as I have a baby in the house and would rather not have him exposed to so many chemicals. this review was helpful.

  179. Renee says

    I have started using essential oils to make facial treatments for me and my daughter. My favorite oils to use in these are lavender, arjan, and tea tree oils.

  180. says

    I love using essential oils. I use them in aromatherapy for pets all the time. I use a specific brand that is ok to use with birds (young living) but I use other brands as well for things like cleaning and even for myself when I have a head ache the peppermint oil defused in the room really helps.

  181. says

    I like that they have the ‘germ fighting’ that is comparable to thieves, which I use for just about everything. Sometimes though I use it just for cleaning or something and hate paying the ridiculous price I normally pay for it so I am happy they have something I can use for cleaning and defusing that is not costing an arm & a leg so I will buy it and see how it goes :)

  182. Brooke says

    I’ve just recently started using PT oils and really love them. I love that they are affordable and FREE SHIPPING!!! Who doesn’t love that? I love their calming the child blend. I use their oils in my homemade deodorant and in my facial oil blend. I also use a lot of their blends at work and diffuse them for my whole office to enjoy. I’d love to win some!

  183. says

    I clean with water, vinegar, lemon, peppermint, and tea tree. Lemon helps get rid of the nasty dirt, peppermint kills bacteria and smells fresh, and tea tree kills mold. I also sometimes add cinnamon to help kill some types of viruses.

  184. Carissa says

    These oils sound fantastic! Will give them a shot!

    For deodorant, I use an all-natural brand Lavilin ( Great for sensitive skin, absolutely no aluminum, and smells great!!

  185. says

    I Love to try this. I normally used this essential oils in daily cleaning and cooking. I love to try this at home, it would be fantastic if there is no side effects when it is exposed in the body.

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