6 Cleaning Problems That Oregano Can Fix

I love using Oregano essential oil in the kitchen; one drop in a spaghetti sauce or one a roast and the flavour is amazing! But this great essential oil also has great uses outside of the kitchen. Oregano has powerful cleansing properties and offers powerful anti-oxidants, making it a great essential oil for cleaning purposes. These are my top five cleaning issues that Oregano has never failed to help me with

1. Germ-y Surfaces
With Oregano’s purifying qualities, all you need to do is add a few drops to your all-purpose cleaner to ensure your surfaces are clean, but also help them remain germ-free.

2. Germ-y Corners
To keep your home clean, mix three drops of Oregano with water in a spray bottle and spray in corners of the shower, sink and other damp, dark areas.

3. Germ-y Hands
Combine one drop of Oregano essential oil, one drop of OnGuard essential oil and five drops of fractionated coconut oil and rub into your hands for a natural hand sanitiser.

4. Germ-y Laundry
Add two drops of Oregano to your next load of washing to kill bacteria and leave your clothes smelling nice and fresh.

5. Germ-y Shower
Mix a few drops of Oregano oil with water and spray in your shower (or other warm, humid areas in your home) to help prevent mould growing.

6. Germ-y Air
Diffuse Oregano essential oil in your diffuser with a few drops of On Guard essential oil to purify the air of germs during the colder months.

Want to know more about how you can use essential oils to detoxify your home? Have a read of my Introduction to Essential Oils eBook.


  • I never knew there was an oregano essential oil, I love the smell when I cook with it so I can imagine it must make your home smell lovely!

    June 28, 2017

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