Many of our customers are interested not only in improving the indoor air quality of their home, but in making sure that the air quality is maintained as well. To improve indoor air quality we offer air duct cleaning, overflow switches, odor neutralizers, electrostatic filters and ultraviolet lights. We are frequently asked if using essential oils is also a way to help maintain the purity of the air in your home. We have done some research on the topic and this is what we have learned.
Essential Oils Improve Indoor Air Quality
Studies have shown that essential oils can indeed improve the indoor air quality, along with your mental and physical health. Certain oils can begin to eradicate airborne fungi and bacteria within 30 to 60 minutes. Helping remove the fungi and bacteria in your home will definitely help maintain the indoor quality in your home. There are a few drawbacks of essential oils that we discovered as well. One of the drawbacks with essential oils is that some people can be allergic to the oils. Some people who suffer from asthma find that essential oils aggravate their asthma. While many people find the scent of essential oils pleasant, some people can be overwhelmed by the scent.
Which Essential Oils Purify the Air?
The popularity of essential oils in the last twenty years has been spurred on by companies like Young Living and DoTerra. Our research is not on any specific essential oils brand but our research did find that you want to make sure that you purchase brands that are not just perfume or fragrance oils. You will want to make sure that you use 100% essential oils. There are certain oils that you will want to consider for air purification. All of the following oils will help purify the air in your home and offer additional benefits.
Lemon – Lemon is a very invigorating scent. Lemon is uplifting and can help dispel sluggishness and promote clear thinking.
Lime – Lime oil positively affects your mood that can improve your emotional balance and well-being.
Cinnamon – The smell of cinnamon is always warm and inviting. It is a hot and spicy oil. Cinnamon can help calm and relax while creating a happy atmosphere.
Eucalyptus – Eucalyptus has been used for years as a decongestant. During cold and flu season it can help make breathing easier.
Lavender – Lavender is known for its ability to calm and soothe anyone who uses it.
Melaleuca or Tea Tree – Some essential oil companies call this oil melaleuca and others call it tea tree. Whatever they choose to call it, it has benefits that every home would benefit from. Melaleuca can assist in fighting any mold that might be growing in your home. It is also great in times of sickness to kill the bacteria that is causing illness.
How to Use Essential Oils in Your Home
Once you have purchased your oils you can make a spray and put it in specialized container made for essential oils. Then you can spritz it in your room whenever you would like to. Another option is to diffuse the oils using an essential oils diffuser. Diffusers can vary in price and in how far they carry the oils in your home.
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If essential oils usage sounds like a good fit for your home, we believe that it is a way to help maintain the indoor air quality of your home. Combining essential oils with Air Pure Inc LV’s quality air purifying services should make your home healthy and clean for your family. Contact us to learn more today.