Clean and freshen by adding two capfuls of Bosisto's EucalyptusOil to each washing load or use the wool wash recipe. Ideal for overalls, sportswear, socks, nappies and especially sheets and towels. It leaves a fresh smelling linen cupboard and lowers the risk of moths or silverfish.
The following recipe is excellent for soft and fluffy woollens.
- Pure Soap Flakes ½ packet (300g)
- Methylated Spirits 1 cup (200mL)
- Bosisto's Eucalyptus Oil 1 small bottle (50mL)
Mix methylated spirits with soap flakes. Add Bosisto’s Oil and stir. Store in wide necked screw capped jar. Use one tablespoon per mixture per garment. Dissolve in a small quantity of hot water then pour into lukewarm wash water. Hand or machine wash on wool cycle. No need to rinse unless white garments are being stored for a long period - rinsing reduces the risk of yellowing. Squeeze and roll in towel to remove excess water. Keep garments in shape while drying out of direct sunlight.
Remove oil soluble grease and grass marks, spots and stains from clothes and fabric with an Oil moistened cloth. Where possible, place an absorbent cloth under the stained area. Brush towards the centre of the mark to prevent the formation of a ring. The Spray can be used to deodorise and clean under shirt arms before washing. Bosisto's is generally harmless to material and it does not stain or smear. However it is recommended to patch test a small area first.
Freshen and deodorise with Bosisto's Eucalyptus Spray. Two capfuls of Oil in toilets and drains is an excellent disinfectant, antibacterial cleanser and deodoriser. It is non-toxic for drains and an environmentally friendly way to clean.
To clean and disinfect use Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil or Spray to wipe bench tops and sink. The disinfectant properties will kill germs and deodorise the area, leaving your bathroom with a fresh fragrance and sparkling clean.
For a natural way to clean tiles in the bathroom and shower, use the famous Bosisto’s Wool Wash Recipe mixture. Use a concentration of the mixture, dampen the tiles or benches and either use a scrubbing brush or wipe to clean dirty marks. Rinse after cleaning and wipe dry. To clean the shower screen, use Bosisto’s Spray. Wipe down with newspaper for a clear finish.
Add two capfuls of Bosisto's Eucalyptus Oil to the water when washing floors. It's great for cleaning and deodorising and leaves the house smelling fresh and clean.
Bosisto's Eucalyptus Spray has the pure, fresh fragrance of the Australian bush. It's the perfect natural freshener, ideal for the toilet, bathroom and sick room and for clearing stale smoke fumes. After cleaning bedroom cupboards, spray the floor and walls to get rid of musty or damp odours.
To disinfect and clean the telephone, door handles, bench tops, bins and other areas, simply wipe with a clean cloth moistened with Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil, or use the Spray. A natural germ killer, it creates a healthy environment for your family.
Stains, grease, oil and grass marks are easy to remove. Use the Spray or an oil moistened cloth on spots and stains and wipe away with a clean absorbent cloth. Brush towards the centre of the mark to prevent the formation of a ring. Your carpet stays dry and ready for use. It is recommended to patch test a small area first.
Bosisto’s Oil or Spray is excellent for removing sticky adhesive labels and bandages from articles without damage or abrasion. Dampen a cloth and rub the required area. Leave one minute to help the label peel off. As a precaution, test on unseen area first.
Quickly remove chewing gum, paint and ballpoint ink marks from clothes, shoes and furnishings with a cloth soaked in Bosisto’s Oil or by using the Spray. Also excellent for cleaning ink, printing ink, carbon and other marks off most plastic and vinyl. Test on unseen area first to ensure it will not affect plastic surface.
Bosisto’s Garden Spray has become very popular with home gardeners because it is natural and non-residual. Mix your own spray using this easy-to-make formula:
- Bosisto's Eucalyptus Oil 5mL (1 teaspoon)
- Canola Oil 20mL (4 teaspoons)
- Dishwashing Detergent 2mL (1 - 2 squirts)
- Water 1 litre (5 - 6 cups)
Spray around seedlings and at the base of plants. Repeat as necessary. Ideal for earwigs, slugs, snails and slaters. Do not store made up spray. Thoroughly wash sprayer after use.
Bosisto's Eucalyptus Spray is an excellent mosquito repellent. To prolong protection, rub on a mixture of Bosisto’s Oil and vegetable or baby oil. The oil can also be used alone or mixed with kerosene in flares, lanterns or lamps to deter mosquitos.
Add a capful of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil to water when washing dogs to remove fleas. Pet owners find Bosisto’s Spray excellent for freshening and deoderising pet quarters.
As an inhalation to help relieve colds add 2mL (1/2 teaspoon) of Bosisto’s Oil per litre of steaming hot water to a bowl and inhale vapour, covering head with a towel. For all night relief many people use Bosisto’s in their vaporiser to help assist breathing and sleep. For easier daytime breathing, sprinkle a few drops on a handkerchief and inhale. To freshen and disinfect a sick room, use Bosisto's Eucalyptus Spray.
Dilute Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil with an equal part of baby oil or any vegetable oil and gently massage on to the child's chest and back to help clear air passages and make it easier to breathe.
Bosisto’s Eucalyptus helps give soothing relief from muscular aches and pains, arthritis, sprained tendons and bruised and sore muscles. Gently massage Oil into affected areas until a warm glow is felt. Repeat as required. For athletes and those involved in sport, Bosisto’s can be used before exercise as a warming, soothing liniment to help loosen and relax muscles. Massage Bosisto’s Oil or Spray into muscles until a warm glow is felt.
Add one to two capfuls of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus to bath water to restore the body and invigorate the senses. One capful in a foot bath gives comforting relief to sore and aching feet.
To help ease the pain and give quick relief from minor insect bites, apply Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil or Spray directly to site. Do not rub in. Repeat as necessary.
To help reduce infection and promote healing, dab wound gently with cotton wool soaked in Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil or bathe in a warm water solution with a capful of Oil.
Reducing dust mites in the home lowers the risk and number of asthma attacks. Bosisto's Eucalyptus Oil and Bosisto's Eucalyptus Spray are highly effective in killing and controlling house dust mites. Use the Spray (on mattresses, pillows, carpets, sofas, soft toys) and the Oil (in the laundry wash) combined to help reduce the allergens that can cause asthma and allergy attacks.
Is easy to implement and offers a safe, natural alternative to significantly reduce dust mites in your home (Freecall 1800 655 841 for more information).