Sandalwood essential oil has been used since time unknown in spiritual and cultural events. The use of this essential oil in Ayurvedic medication is also widely prevalent. It has also been used to add a lush fragrance to the rooms also. Welcome to the aromatic world of sandalwood essential oil and the different ways it can be used at home every day.
- Fragrant bulbs
Add 2 to 3 drops this essential oil to a light bulb and rub gently. Your whole house will be filled with a calming, relaxing, and wonderful aroma when you switch on the light. Choose a bulb that is the centre point of the house to spread the aroma.
- Antiseptic hand sanitizer
Sandalwood oil is a treasure trove of antiviral and antiseptic properties that enable it to work as an effective germicide. Add 10 to 20 drops of this essential oil and ten drops of eucalyptus essential oil to 750 ml water and use it as your hand sanitizer.
- Calming and aromatic car interiors
Add 3 to 4 drops of this essential oil to the AC vent of your car to help you remain calm and relaxed as you rush. This also disinfects the interiors of the car and fills it with a soothing aroma.
- Disinfected and fragrant clothes
Sandalwood essential oil is packed generously with antiseptic properties. Add 20 drops of this essential oil per load to your washing machine for disinfected, sweet-smelling clothes. You can also add 10 to 15 drops of this essential oil to about 10 liters of water and use this as the final rinse for your clothes.
- Aromatic insect repellent
Sandalwood oil, diluted in water, can be used safely in and around the house to keep away ants, mosquitoes, and other insects. You can even mix it with orange essential oil to enhance the antibacterial and disinfectant properties.
- Degrease your kitchen
Add ten drops of sandalwood essential oil to ½ a cup of baking soda, ½ a cup of vinegar, and 10 drops of lemon essential oil. Apply this mixture over your kitchen countertop and sink and leave on for 15 minutes. Use a cloth and scrub away the grease and clean your kitchen in an aromatic way.
- Sweet-smelling dish cleanser
Mix 5 to 8 drops of this essential to a cup of water. Add ½ a cup of cooking soda and stir the mixture until the soda dissolves. Use this mixture to clean your vessels.
- Calming room freshener
Add ten drops of this essential oil to boiling water. Close with a perforated lid and place it in the room of your choice for a calming and uplifting experience.
Try experimenting with sandalwood oil and share your experience with us!