Natural Home Cleaning

Eucalyptus oil has a wonderful fresh, clean fragrance. The proven disinfectant and antiseptic properties of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil and Spray make them a natural, environmentally friendly cleaner with numerous household uses. They are non-toxic for sinks, drains, toilets and our waterways. 

Eucalyptus oil can be used in the kitchen, bathroom and is ideal for cleaning hard surface floors. Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray is a perfect convenient natural freshener, ideal for the toilet, bathroom and sick room and for clearing stale smoke fumes. People will be amazed at how clean and fresh the house smells.

Consumer Comments

“Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray is a very effective product in the house, deodorising, disinfecting and it has no effect on my husband who is asthmatic and allergic to many sprays”.  S.M.  NSW

“Your wonderful product called Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray ‘Parrot’ Brand.  I’m a mother of two daughters that suffer from asthma and are allergic to every room freshener with the exception of yours”.  R.M.  NSW

“I find Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray a great product for all the reasons you have on the can plus mildewed wardrobes, smoky rooms, smelly running shoes”.  D.C.  NSW

“I just love the eucalyptus range and use them for so many things. I believe the added bonus apart from eucalyptus being natural and healthy, versatile is the great smell which people notice on entering my home”  C.F.  Qld

“After I used the Bosisto’s oil from my work place (surgery) and I used it at home. Amazing, more clean and fresh and all my family members like the smell. The spray is more convenient.”  M.K.  NSW

 

Bathroom

Bosisto’s Eucalyptus with its clean fresh fragrance is perfect for use in the bathroom and toilet. As a cleaner it acts as a natural disinfectant and quickly and easily removes grease and stains. The clean, fresh fragrance adds a touch of the Australian bush to the bathroom and provides a welcome change from harsh toxic chemical odours. 

 

Tiles & Shower

SprayTilesFor a natural way to clean the tiles in the bathroom and shower area the Bosisto’s Famous Wool Wash Recipe mixture is ideal.

Pure Soap Flakes ½ packet (300 g)
Methylated Spirits 1 cup (200mL)
Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil 1 small bottle (50mL)

Use the mixture to dampen the tiles or benches and either use a scrubbing brush or wipe to clean dirty marks. It is recommended to use a scrubbing brush to remove excess build up. Repeat the process if necessary, rinse off with warm water and wipe dry.

To clean the shower screen use Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray. Wipe glass and mirrors with a newspaper for a clean finish.

Consumer Comments

“It’s fantastic for removing scum/grease from shower recess, works like nothing else!”  J.M.  Vic

“Eucalyptus was always used in my mother’s home as it has been in my own.  I think the recipe for washing woollens fabulous, occasionally use it in the bathrooms here as I like its refreshing smell.  May I add that I find the same combination splendid for tired rheumaticky feet and also for removing hard skin on the soles of my heels.  It is very successful for shampooing mats also”.  M.S.  SA

“I recently used eucalyptus oil and bi-carb soda to clean a spa bath for my builder brother. He could not believe how easily plaster, glue and other products the sub contractors spilt all over the bath during construction (came off). He was worried the expensive bath would be scratched and damaged scraping it all off. I knew eucalyptus oil was good, but didn’t realise HOW GOOD myself”.  C.K.  Qld

 

Toilet

Bosistos_Eucalyptus_Spray_Toilet_FGB_Natural_ProductsFreshen 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 is an environmentally friendly way to clean.

Consumer Comments

“Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray was recommended by a stoma patient in the magazine Ostomy. We have found that the highly artificially perfumed sprays do not deodorise toilets but ‘the Parrot’ does”. B.O.  Qld

“My husband does not like the artificial aromas of any (and all) air fresheners for toilet and bathroom. In despair I noticed your Eucalyptus Spray on the shop shelf and decided to try it! Eureka!! Since then I have also cleaned spots from the camper, dry-cleaned marks from suits and trousers – as well as used it to relieve muscle pain at times”.  M.S.  NSW

 

“I have used Bosisto’s Eucalyptus for many years.  I also use it in the toilet in a jar which is covered with a cloth every few days”.  M.H.  Vic

 

Kitchen Bench Tops

Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray is terrific on benches and tabletops. 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. Alternatively mix together some detergent, hot water and a teaspoon of eucalyptus oil and wipe benches clean.

Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil and Spray cleans grease from glass, enamel and other hard surfaces. 

To disinfect and clean door handles, bench top, bins and other areas simply wipe with a clean cloth moistened with Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil or use the Spray.

Consumer Comments

“The Eucalyptus Spray kills the germs, smells nice and lasts for long hours.”  N.S.  NSW

 

Sparkling Floors

Bosistos_Eucalyptus_Oil_Cleaning_Floors_FGB_Natural_ProductsAdd 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. Can be used on wooden, lino, tiles and most other floor surfaces.

Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil is also very effective for cleaning scuff marks off the floor.

Consumer Comments

“Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil does a wonderful job cleaning the jarrah floor boards”.  W.F.  NT

“I had tried removing black scuff marks from my kitchen floor to no avail. I was beginning to despair when I found Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray.   I sprayed it on the marks, waited a few seconds then rubbed the marks away like magic. Thanks for this wonderful Australian product”.  J.W.  Vic

“Eucalyptus oil is great for removing marks off the lino floor and it always smells wonderful when I am finished cleaning.”   W.C.  NSW

 

Window Cleaning

Dirty windows can become clean and sparkling by spraying with Bosisto’s Eucalyptus and wiping over with damp newspaper.  This application also works on mirrors.  To minimise fogging, clean the mirror with methylated spirits or vinegar and water and then wipe over with eucalyptus oil and damp newspaper.

Consumer Comments

“I once had a sink of water with eucalyptus oil in the laundry, when I rinsed out a cloth (cotton) and wiped the glass on the window and was surprised how clean the window was.  I then proceeded to wipe all of the other interior windows with the cloth; giving them a quick wipe also with a dry cloth. The job was quick and easy. I found it better than using methylated spirits.”  L.D.  NSW

 

Bedrooms

Bedrooms often smell musty especially in winter when the windows are not opened as frequently.  To freshen the bedroom spray Bosisto’s Eucalyptus on your mattress and mattress protectors when changing the sheets as well as the pillows and carpet.  It cleans the room and also acts as a deterrent for dust mites.

Cupboards can also have a stale or musty odour associated with dampness.  To freshen use hot soapy water mixed with a couple of teaspoons of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil and wipe walls and floor. Rinse with clean water. Dry thoroughly. An easy and convenient alternative is to use the Spray in cupboards.  Use a cloth dampened with eucalyptus oil to remove dust on window sills.

Consumer Comments

“Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray is always sprayed onto our mattresses when we re-make our beds”  M.T.  NSW

 

Anti-Moth & Silverfish Treatment

To deter moths or silverfish in your cupboards spray or wipe drawer liners or cupboard walls with Bosisto's Eucalyptus Spray or Oil.   A spray or drop of oil on a padded coat hanger also works as a deterrent and freshens the air.

                                                                                   

Vacuum Cleaners

Some consumers have found the following to be beneficial. However always follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

Consumer Comments

“Two other things I use the oil for is : 1 – a few drops on the filter of my vacuum cleaner and the same on my clothes dryer.  The warm air coming out sends a lovely eucalyptus aroma through the house. 2 – being a non-smoker I hate dirty ashtrays, especially in my car. When I clean them out, I leave a cotton ball with a few drops of oil inside. When opened it puts people off from using them and makes the car smell clean”.  S.A.  Vic

“(Bosisto’s) in my vacuum bag which leaves a beautiful smell!”  T.M.  NSW

 

Crew Quarters

Consumer Comments

“We use Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray to disinfect and deodorise fishing trawlers accommodation”.  N.M.  Qld

   

Central Heating & Air Conditioners

Both central heaters and air conditioning unit filters require regular cleaning.  To prevent dust and fumes being distributed throughout the house, wash filter in soapy water then rinse with clean water with a couple of teaspoons of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil added.  The eucalyptus oil will disinfect the filter and create a pleasant fragrance in your house. Always read manufacturer’s instructions first.

Adding a few drops of eucalyptus oil to water coolers will also help clean, deodorise and freshen rooms. 

 

Carpet Cleaner

Carpet Cleaning with Bosisto's Eucalyptus SprayStains, grease, oil and grass marks are easy to remove from carpets.  Use the Spray or an oil moistened cloth on spots and stains and wipe away with a clean absorbent cloth.

Brushing towards the centre of the mark helps prevent the formation of a ring. Your carpet stays dry and ready for use. You can walk on it immediately and there is no resoiling.

Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil is harmless to material and it does not stain or smear. However it is recommended to patch test a small area first.

Consumer Comments

“My favourite use for Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil would have to be as a spot cleaner for carpets.  It ALWAYS gets the stain out."  V.B.  Qld

 “We built a lovely new house, got the carpet down and when we were shifting in the furniture some tar was stuck to a shoe off the new drive and walked inside all the way upstairs.  I could have cried when I saw these sticky black spots on my pale rye carpet.  I found your Eucalyptus Spray – it worked – the tar just lifted off and I was thrilled.
I couldn’t believe it – what a life saver”. 
G.D.  Vic

“I use your Eucalyptus Spray and it never ceases to amaze me - just removed red wine spots from my carpet and even two year old paint spots from a pair of designer jeans my son discarded after unsuccessful attempts to remove.”  P. B.  WA

“I mixed your eucalyptus oil – about 25mL to 500g bi-carb soda and sprinkled on carpet and left 1 hour and it helped my flea problem in the carpets and smelt nice too”.  W.N.  Qld

“I have been making a simple carpet freshener by mixing bi-carb soda with eucalyptus oil”.  S.D.  Vic

 

Spot & Stain Remover

You will find it easy to remove oil soluble grease and grass marks, spots and stains from clothes, fabric and furnishings with a cloth moistened with Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil.   Where possible place an absorbent cloth under the stained area.  By brushing towards the centre of the mark you will prevent the formation of a ring.  Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil is harmless to most materials and it does not stain or smear. However it is recommended to patch test a small area first.

Consumer Comments

“I am self employed in the car detailing industry and use your product Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil to remove oil, grease, chewing gum and other stubborn stains from upholstery and carpets. I find your oil an excellent product”.  R.M.  Tas

 

Adhesive Labels & Bandages

Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil or Spray is excellent for removing sticky adhesive labels from articles without damage. Dampen a cloth and rub the required area. Leave on for one minute to help the label peel off. As a precaution test on an unseen area first.

Many retail outlets find Bosisto’s Eucalyptus invaluable for removing price stickers and other sticky labels from products.

Adhesive bandages and sticking plaster dampened with oil will lift off easily and painlessly.

Consumer Comments

“After trying some agents to get a gluey sticky mass off my new car to no avail I thought I’d just try eucalyptus oil on it and was absolutely amazed that it just totally dissolved.”  P.F.  WA

 

Chewing Gum & Ballpoint Ink Marks

Quickly remove chewing gum and ball point ink marks from clothes, shoes and furnishings with a cloth soaked in Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil or by using Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray.

Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil is also excellent for removing chewing gum from hair painlessly and effectively – perfect if you do not want to cut out a chunk of hair!

Consumer Comments

“Bosisto’s ‘Parrot’ Brand Eucalyptus Spray is used in the book shop to remove biro pen marks and to freshen up stock”.  M.D.  Tas

“With two children under school age, it’s uses are infinite! Especially for texta and biro stains on furniture and clothes.”  L.S.  Vic

 

Plastic & Vinyl

Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil is excellent for cleaning ink, printing ink, carbon and other marks off most plastic and vinyl. It is recommended to test on an unseen area first to ensure it will not affect plastic surfaces.

 

Leather Cleaner

Wet a clean cloth and add a few drops of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil.  Wipe over marked area in a circular motion.  It does not generally harm leather, however test on an unseen area first.

 

Smelly Shoes

Shoes or sneakers can become musty or smelly quite quickly.  To refresh them place shoes outside in sunshine and clean with a damp cloth moistened with Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil.   

To help prevent shoe odours soak some cotton wool with a teaspoonful of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil.   Place the cotton wool wad into the toe of an old stocking and put in the toe of any shoe. Not only does this help prevent odours it also helps keeps the shape intact.

 

Paint Brushes

Oil paint brushes can be restored by soaking in Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil.

Consumer Comments

“I am now washing my paint brushes in eucalypts oil.  It cleans them clean and now makes the use of the hot soap and water part of the cleaning process, tolerable to me. Turps is illing – to nose, face and stomach and me”.  B.H.  Vic

“Soaking paintbrushes restores them from oil based paint damage. I am also an artist and this has saved me money on replacing paintbrushes."  L.W.  Qld