Eucalyptus Oil: Using eucalyptus oil as a disinfectant February 10 2014

Eucalyptus oil (eucalyptus radiata) is known for its antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and Days Island 100% pure eucalyptus oil
antiseptic qualities and can provide a natural, environmentally friendly cleaner for 
numerous household uses. Eucalyptus oil can be used in kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, 
and is ideal for cleaning hard surface floors and countertops. Eucalyptus oil also makes a 
great natural air freshener and is ideal for toilet and “sick room” disinfecting. 
How to use eucalyptus oil to disinfect:
Place a few drops to a steam vaporizer or diffuser to cleanse the air and dispel odors 
throughout the day.
Place 10-20 drops in a spray bottle and add distilled water. Shake and use as a universal 
surface cleanser, fabric and room refresher. This solution can also be strengthened (by 
adding more eucalyptus oil) for use cleaning carpets and floors. 
Add to an unscented soap for an invigorating and disinfecting hand wash.
For use in exceptionally dirty loads of laundry, add 15-25 drops to an unscented liquid 
laundry detergent before running a load. 
Add a few drops to dishwasher detergent for a natural disinfectant and powerful cleanser. 
For grimy bathroom tile, mix 1/3 cup white vinegar with one cup water and 20-30 drops of 
eucalyptus oil. Dampen the tiles and use a scrubbing brush or cloth to wipe clean. Repeat 2-
3 times as necessary, rinse with warm water, and wipe dry. 
Place 2-3 drops directly to an affected surface helps to cut and remove dirty grease and 
For a greater punch of a disinfectant, these same steps can be followed using our BOOM essential oil blend.
This information is for educational purposes only, and is not intended to prescribe, 
treat, prevent, or diagnose any disease or condition. As always, before you begin any 
sort of regimen using essential oils, please consult with your physician, naturopath, or 
aromatherapist before doing so. The use of oils can be very empowering and effective 
in the treatment of a variety of ailments. However, use your own discretion; the medical 
community is there to help us when oils can't.