Mmmmm -- inhale that scent. It's invigorating...or is it relaxing...or is it energizing? Essential oils are incredibly versatile. They can be used in aromatherapy, for pest control, or they can be added to cleaning solutions, soaps and salves to add fragrance and increase effectiveness. Take our quiz to learn more about essential oils.
Where are essential oils usually derived from?
Which groups of people are advised not to inhale essential oils?
children under two
pregnant or nursing women
What can't be mixed with essential oils?
What are the core group of essential oils?
eucalyptus, lavender, citrus and peppermint
vanilla, eucalyptus, lavender and patchouli
patchouli, peppermint, lavender and citrus
What powers does eucalyptus oil have?
For maximum effect as an insect repellant, how should you use lavender oil?
Use it on clothes as opposed to straight on the skin.
Combine it with eucalyptus and clove oil.
Reapply it every half an hour.
If your home has a terrible smell, what can you do to eliminate it?
Soak tissues in an essential oil and place them in strategic places.
Open up little bottles of essential oils and place them in strategic places.
Put a few drops of any essential oil in a pot of water and simmer on the stove.
What makes an effective vermin (mice and ant) repellant?
What can you use to polish wooden furniture?
Which oil makes an effective sticky-label-remover?