What Essential Oils are Good for Hand Sanitizer?
We can add essential oils to your hand sanitizer it not only supports physical health but also gives pleasant smell, the fragrance of essential oils can cause your brain to trigger a variety of emotional reactions. By mixing essential oil with your hand sanitizer, it increases the therapeutic effect and prevents harmful germs. Some essential oil is used in hand sanitizer such as:
1· Cinnamon essential oil.
2· Lavender essential oil.
3· Rosemary essential oil.
4· Lemon essential oil.
5· Peppermint essential oil.
How much essential oil do you put in hand sanitizer?
We can add 7 to 12 drops of essential oil, with 70% alcohol, it is an effective sanitizer. We can also make hand sanitizer by mixing 2 to 3 drops of tea tree oil, 2 drops of lavender oil, and 4 drops of lemon grass oil in ¼ cup of aloe Vera gel and 3/4 cup of isopropyl alcohol. Mix all the ingredient well.
Do Essential oil really kill germs?
Essential oils are the complex volatile compound, they have anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. They destroy several bacteria, viral and fungus pathogens. These essential oils smell good, they make the skin soft and smooth also. Tea tree oil act against many bacteria and virus. Thyme oil has antibacterial property and also helps to fight against respiratory infections. We can also make our own sanitizer by mixing ½ cup white vinegar,2 cups of water,5 to 10 drops of tea tree oil.
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Why is aloevera used in hand sanitizer?
Aloe Vera gel is used in hand sanitizer, it moisturizes the skin and also nourish the skin.it also neutralize the effect of harsh drying effect of alcohol. It is also used to add thickness to sanitizer. Aloe Vera also has soothing quality; Alcohol can be harsh by itself, when you mix aloe Vera it didn’t irritate your skin. It also helps in killing germs by helping your alcohol last longer on skin.
Aloe Vera gel also helps to hydrate the skin and also helps in treating rough and dry skin and also helps to heal the wound fast. The antimicrobial effect of aloe Vera gel kills or reduce the growth of klebsiella pneumonia, staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Helicobacter pylori, Salmonellatyphi and Propionibacterium acne.
Which Essential Oil is Best for Sanitizer?
Tree tea oil is best hand sanitizer, it has anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. It acts against all type of microbes and fungi. It is used by community and hospital for clearance of staphylococcus aureus carriage or as a hand disinfectant to prevent infection with gram positive and gram negative bacteria.
Tea tree oil also act against E. coli bacteria by adding tea tree oil to sanitizer and cleanser, it boosts their effectiveness against E. coli. We can also prepare hand sanitizer at home with tea tree oil. Take two cup of rubbing alcohol, add ten drops of tea tree oil, add half cup of aloe Vera gel. Mix properly all the ingredient and hand sanitizer is ready.