Ginger oil is quite pungent in nature. And, this could probably be one of the reasons why it is rarely used in your home. Ginger essential oil is one of the best ways to freshen up your room and keep the mosquitoes and insects away. Its antiseptic and antibacterial properties make it an effective solution to keep your bathroom and kitchen disinfected. Here are some interesting ways you can use ginger essential oil in your home.
- As room freshener
Ginger oil helps to clear the air and help the sick people recover quicker. Use it along with orange essential oil to create a harmonious, unique scented room freshener to energize and uplift the entire atmosphere.
- A natural air purifier
Add 5 drops orange essential oil and 3 drops ginger essential oil to 150 ml spray bottle filled with water. Shake to mix well. Use this as your air purifier to keep the home free from viruses and bacteria.
- Floor cleaner
A mixture of eucalyptus, white vinegar, and ginger oil can be used as a wonderful floor cleaning agent. Dissolve 1 cup of white vinegar and one teaspoon each of ginger essential oil and eucalyptus oil in 1-gallon hot water and use it as your mopping solution.
- Natural kitchen countertop spray
Mix 5 drops each of the antibacterial essential oils – lemon, thyme, and ginger – to half a cup each of distilled white vinegar and water. Use this solution to clean and disinfect your refrigerator shelves and kitchen countertops.
- Gentle scrub
Clean your porcelain sinks and cookware without scratching with this fabulous lemon oil and ginger oil infusion. Mix 1 cup of baking soda with water enough to make a pourable mixture. Mix in 12 drops each of ginger essential oil and lemon oil. Apply to the required surfaces and wait for 10 minutes before scrubbing off with a sponge. Clean the residue with clean water.
- Antibacterial bathroom cleaner
A mixture made by infusing tea tree oil, lavender oil, and ginger oil in white vinegar and water can be used to clean the bathroom. You can also add a little liquid soap to the mixture to ensure that there is no dirt left behind.
- Furniture polish
Remove the dirt from your furniture and gift it a shine with this natural lemon and ginger scented formula. Blend 1 cup olive oil with ½ a cup each of white wine vinegar and water and ten drops each of lemon oil and ginger oil. Pour the required amount in a clean cloth and buff dry using a clean cloth.
- Aromatic fabric spray
Give your furniture upholstery, drapes, mattresses, and linen a novel aroma and freshness with this herbal spray. Add 15 drops each of ginger, lemon, lavender, and patchouli essential oils to 2 cups distilled water. Spray it as required.
If you haven’t tried ginger essential oil before, then do try it now! It is an enchanting experience!