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Cleaning Recipes for the Living Room

Living rooms are a great gathering place for friends and family. Establish a welcoming atmosphere with a clean space enhanced by essential oils. Use these recipes to spruce up, rejuvenate stale air and help your home become a refuge from the outside world.

Mirror Bright Cleaner


1 1/2 cups White Vinegar

1/2 cup Water

8 drops Orange, Lemon, Citrus Blend or Grapefruit 


Combine all ingredients in a plastic spray bottle and shake well before every use. Clean mirrors with it using a dry cloth or towel.

Magic Carpet Cleaner


10 drops Clove Bud

15 drops Orange

15 drops Lavender

8-ounce Baking Soda


Put the soda in a polythene bag or glass jar with a lid. Add essential oils and mix well. Seal bag or jar tightly and allow oils to permeate the baking soda for at least 24 hours. Sprinkle over the carpet, leave for at least 30 minutes before vacuuming.

Room Purifying Mist Spray



65 drops Tea Tree

50 drops Thyme

35 drops Eucalyptus Globulus

4 fluid ounces pure water


Combine all ingredients in a 4 ounce, fine mist spray bottle. Liberally spritz room to clean the air. Can also use it to wipe down counters. Disclaimer: Rocky Mountain Oils is not liable for any damage caused by use of these recipes. Each recipe was tested by RMO employees and did not cause damage to home or person, but we still implore our customers to use caution before using a recipe in their home. Test recipes on small areas before applying them to the entire surface and do not apply recipes to areas that are potentially sensitive (i.e. priceless Victorian tubs, Baby Grand pianos, etc.).