When you think of essential oils, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Plants? Aromatherapy? You’ll never go wrong with these two words as both have affinity to essential oils, but what is it? Essential oils are oils extracted from plants that captures the plants essence. The oils are usually found on stems, roots, leaves, flowers and fruits. The aromatic smell and its natural healing characteristics has made it as an alternative form of medicine through aromatherapy.
Aside from aromatherapy, essential oils are also widely used in skincare and cleaning products. With its antioxidant properties, these oils have the power to restore your skin’s natural glory. As for cleaning, its natural antibacterial properties have become a potent ingredient in destroying certain microbes, making it a safe and effective cleaning alternative.
There are nearly a hundred of essential oils in the market today that can help you in your everyday life. These are 7 awesome oils that are present in EUCA’s line of cleaning and skincare products. So what are these oils and how awesome are they?
EUCA derived its name from eucalyptus as it often features as the main ingredient in Euca products. Eucalyptus oil is known to have a wonderful fresh and clean aroma. Its proven disinfectant and antiseptic qualities make them a natural, eco-friendly multi-purpose household cleaner. Eucalyptus does not contain any toxins so it is safe to use in cleaning sinks, drains, toilets and waterways. It is also perfect to use in cleaning kitchen, bathroom and surfaces.
While peppermint oil is a staple in many people’s medicine cabinets, it also has numerous uses around the home. Because of its cool, invigorating scent and antibacterial properties, it can be used as a natural pest deterrent, surface cleaner and air freshener.
EUCA Products with Peppermint Oil: Dishwashing Powder
Natural Citrus Oil
Citrus oils are one of the most popular oils out there because of its versatility and effectiveness. This oil can come from different citrus fruits like oranges, lemons, tangerines, grapefruits, mandarins, limes, bergamots and petitgrains. Citrus is known to combat unpleasant odors throughout the house. It can also eliminate germs and sanitise home surfaces.
EUCA Products with Natural Citrus Oil: Pumice Hand Cleaner, Tuff Multipurpose Cleaner, Stain Remover, Euca Lift It
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is distilled from leaves of Australian paperback tree and is popular for its antiseptic properties. In skincare and health, it is commonly used in treating skin acne and allergies. In household cleaning, tea tree can fight germs, bacteria and viruses in the form of wipes, soap and sprays.
EUCA Products with Tea Tree Oil: Dishwashing Liquid, Nourish Skin Lotion, Leather Life
Although lemongrass is a more popular flavor in Asian cooking, it is also a great addition to home cleaning products such as soaps and detergents. Other uses of lemongrass oil include air freshener, deodoriser and insect repellent.
EUCA Products with Lemongrass Oil: Dishwashing Liquid
When it comes to wonder oils, olive oil is probably one of the top performers. It is almost beneficial in everything – you can cook with it, make salads and pastas and you can even slather it all over your body. It can be used anywhere on the body as an emollient and skin hydrator. Olive oil truly has beauty and health benefits that’s why it is used in variety of skincare products.
EUCA Products with Olive Oil: Euca Castille Pure Organic Liquid Soap
Calendula oil is natural oil extracted from marigold flowers and has anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. It can make the appearance of your skin more glowing, smooth and even-toned. It has antioxidant protection that can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and old spots, making your skin looking younger than ever.
EUCA Products with Olive Oil: Nourish Skin Lotion
Essential oils truly live by its name being essential in so many ways. Adding these oils in your everyday life can make a world of difference not only in your overall health but also in the environment. They are natural, safe and cost-effective. Give it a go and try Euca and the power of its essential oils today!