I've know about essential oils for some time now. They've always ever been just for aromatic effect or for flavor. I've always added them to bath salts, lotion, candies, etc. Little did I know there was a whole other world out there!
Let me introduce you to lemon! Now I already knew that lemon is a great whitener (especially for cloth diapers), and that it has antibacterial properties. And then the door opened! It has so many more uses than for cleaning ;-)