Do you love cleaning with essential oils? Would you like to know how to clean your dishwasher and dishes with essential oils?!

These are the best essential oils to use for washing dishes!

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How To Clean Your Dishwasher and Dishes With Essential Oils


How To Clean Your Dishwasher and Dishes With Essential Oils!

Would you like to make sure that your dishes are as clean as possible?

Would you like your dishwasher to always smell clean and fresh?

Cleaning with essential oils

We’ve been talking a lot lately about cleaning with essential oils.

We talked about the 11 essential oils to naturally clean your home with.

I shared with you an essential oil diffuser blend to clean and deodorize your home.

We covered 5 essential oils to purify the air in your home.

And, 15 essential oils to use in the laundry.

But what about washing dishes using essential oils?

Washing dishes with essential oils

As you can see, I love to use essential oils in all areas of my home!

And the kitchen is no exception!

So, how do you use essential oils in the dishwasher?

The best and most efficient way to clean your dishwasher and dishes with essential oils is to add the oils to your liquid dishwasher detergent.

You can either mix essential oils into the bottle of detergent itself, so that it’s ready to go each time you wash.

Or you can simply add a couple drops of the selected oil to the detergent in the detergent compartment before each wash.

The nice thing about adding it directly to the detergent compartment is that you can change the oils you use each load. Whereas if you add it to the bottle, you have to use the same oils each time.

Which essential oils are best for washing dishes?

1. Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon is an excellent oil to clean with! It is one of the oils that I recommend in 11 Essential Oils To Naturally Clean Your Home!

It is a wonderful essential oil to add to the dishwasher for its disinfecting qualities!

Lemon is a very invigorating scent. It is very uplifting, helps dispel sluggishness and promotes clear thinking!

And your dishwasher, as well as your kitchen, will smell so fresh and cheerful!

2. Red Mandarin Essential Oil

Red Mandarin Essential Oil

Red Mandarin has a sweet, fruity, uplifting scent.

Which, like lemon, is a great smelling oil to add to your dishwasher!

Red Mandarin essential oil is great for relieving stress, anxiety, moodiness and fatigue.

And, like lemon it also has disinfecting qualities.

3. Orange Essential Oil

Orange Essential Oil

The citrus oils are all such uplifting oils! Orange is very balancing, cheerful, and positive!

Use orange oil and you’ll be saying, “Bring it life, I’m ready!”

Get ready to enjoy life’s moments!

What a wonderful happy scent to add to the dishwasher!

How nice will it be to open your dishwasher and inhale the wonderful scent of oranges?!

Disinfect, deodorize and fill your kitchen with this wonderful aroma all at the same time!

4. Rosemary Essential Oil!


Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosemary is also a great oil to clean with!

And, it pairs wonderfully with lemon essential oil!

The two oils together make a great smelling germ fighting team!

Add it by itself to disinfect, or mix the two oils together for an extra power and an uplifting scent!

5. Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender Essential Oil

This is an oil that you are probably familiar with!

When someone mentions essential oils, this is usually what comes to mind.

Lavender is well known for its calming, relaxing properties. It has also been historically used to prevent the spread of illness and to support the immune system.

Another great oil to add to the dishwasher!

You can use any of these oils alone, or try mixing them together for new, germ fighting yummy scents!

And that’s how to wash dishes and how to clean your dishwasher using essential oils!

Do you use essential oils in your dishwasher?

If so which oils are your favorites for washing dishes?

Leave me a comment below and let me know!

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