Essential Oils

Essential Oils

Cleanz has been designed as a fragrance-free cleaning solution in response to so many of us that have developed an allergy to fragrance.

But if you prefer a scent in your Cleanz sprays and laundry liquid there is something you can add.

Essential oils.
These are a safe, natural go-to. As long as they are authentic plant-derived or organic essential oils, processed without solvents. Not all essential oils are created equal so what you want to look for are pure essential oils extracted through steam distillation or cold pressing.

  • It is important to know that although natural; some people can still have sensitivities to pure essential oils & we advise using the minimum amount to start to see if a reaction occurs.
  • Essential oils are extremely potent.
  • Do not take any oils internally.
  • Do not apply undiluted essential oils to the skin.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, or have any other medical condition use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
  • It is recommended to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.

Here's a list of which essential oils we recommend adding to each Cleanz product:

All-Purpose Spray

Grapefruit oil has antibacterial and immune supportive properties which help kill bacteria, reduce odours and freshen the air. Its uplifting scent offers that citrusy freshness we associate with clean.

Peppermint oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties, great for killing gunk hiding around your home, it also acts as a powerful pest repellant. Add a couple of drops along with citrus to Cleanz All-Purpose and you've got an uplifting minty scent that is perfect for cleaning your kitchen, and preventing critters like ants, flies, moths and spiders from hanging around your home.

Laundry liquid & Dryer Balls

Many people associate lavender with tranquility and sleep, but it's also great for laundry. Add a few drops to your Cleanz laundry liquid to help keep mould, mildew, and musty odours from building up in your washing machine.
Its relaxing scent makes it perfect as a linen spray, use it to freshen up bedding, and even shoes. You can even add a few drops to a set of our 100% NZ Wool Dryer Balls to infuse clothes with a fragrant aroma.

Is excellent for fighting mould & mildew and can also fight germs that cause the flu, strep and seasonal allergies. It's a terrific deodoriser, as it helps to neutralise odours. 

Add to the wash when you're doing laundry to get rid of stinky odours in socks and gym clothes.

Bathroom Spray

Peppermint oil has a naturally cool, invigorating, and refreshing scent, so it makes the perfect air freshener. Add citrus and you've got an uplifting minty scent that is perfect for bathrooms.

Like lemon and orange, grapefruit is one of the great essential oils for cleaning. It's a natural degreaser and excellent at cutting through soap scum & buildup in your shower.


Peppermint oil cuts through film and polishes mirrors & glass to give a streak-free shine while discouraging dust from re-settling. 

Tips for adding essential oils:
Add 3-5 drops of your chosen essential oil to any of your diluted Cleanz sprays.
(Do not add to Concentrate, because it sits for longer and if not being used it could go rancid).
When you mix essential oils with water, they can separate so give your bottle a good shake to remix everything before you use them next.

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