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What to Know About Essential Oils for Laundry and Cleaning with Nanette Tripi Luczak

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Release Date: 10/17/2022

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Nanette Tripi Luczak was born and raised in Western New York and was introduced to Essential Oils over 7 years ago. Nanette became a Wellness Advocate with doTERRA and began sharing essential oils with her friends and family by offering free classes where she teaches people all about the benefits of using essential oils and the benefits of removing toxic chemicals from their everyday home uses.

In this episode Tee and Nanette will discuss this journey while giving listeners an array of helpful essential oils tips and recipes to help with their laundry, cleaning, and overall wellness. Nanette shares what to look out for when purchasing essential oils and what types of oils work best for certain conditions or even moods.

Essential Oil Recipes:


  • Ingredients:
    • 1 – 64 oz bag of Epsom Salt (scent free)
    • 40 drops Lavender essential oil
    • 30 drops Tea Tree essential oil
    • 20 drops Lemon essential oil
  • Instructions:
    • Pour Epsom salt into a large glass or stainless steel bowl
    • Add essential oils and stir well to combine
    • Store in a glass jar
    • Use ½ cup for medium to large loads or ⅓ cup for small loads
    • Place inside the drum of the washer with your clothes  
      • For use in the wash cycle at any temperature.


  • Ingredients:
    • 1 cup Vinegar
    • 1 cup Baking Soda 
    • 20 drops Tea Tree essential oil
    • 20 drops Lemon essential oil
  • Instructions:
    • Combine essential oils and vinegar in a cup
    • Add baking soda to the drum of your empty washing machine and close the door
    • Add vinegar mixture to bleach cup of washer
    • Run a wash cycle with an extra rinse
    • Once cycle is complete, open and wipe the inside of door, drum and rubber gasket. Leave door open to dry


  • Ingredients:
    • 2 cups distilled water
    • 1 Tbsp rubbing alcohol or unscented witch hazel
    • 15 drops of Lavender essential oil.
  • Instructions:
    • Put all ingredients in a glass bottle and shake well before each use.


  • Ingredients:
    • Set of 4 Dryer Balls
    • Essential Oils of choice (suggest Lavender, Lemon, dōTERRA Purify, Arborvitae, Geranium, dōTERRA Air-X, Cedarwood, Lemongrass)
  • Instructions:
    • Drip 2-3 drops of essential oils onto each dryer ball
    • Add the dryer balls to the dry cycle with about 10 minutes left in the cycle
    • Putting the balls in too soon will cause the scent to decrease
    • Do NOT over dry as this may cause static
    • To help eliminate static:
    • Add a safety pin to a dryer ball or two. 
    • Add a ball of aluminum foil to the dryer.

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