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April 12, 2019

Most mainstream cleaning products contain chemical ingredients that can be detrimental to health & the environment. The accumulation of toxins from commercial cleaning products can act as additional environmental stressors in our lives. Luckily, there's a natural solution that is better for your health. Due to their antibacterial, antimicrobial and antiviral properties, essential oils make the perfect natural ingredient for household products. Making your own natural, toxic-free cleaning products is simple, cost-effective and better for the environment.



DIY Homemade Natural Cleaning Products



Making your own essential oils is easy.



All Purpose Cleaner

This all natural, multi-purpose cleaner is an essential in your cleaning cupboard. It's easy to make, and is a great antibacterial solution that can be used on a range of surfaces.



Ingredients



Method

  1. Add following essential oils to a 500ml spray bottle
    • 20 drops Lemon Essential Oil
    • 20 drops Lemongrass Essential Oil
    • 20 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
    • 10 drops Peppermint Essential Oil 
  2. Fill rest of bottle with distilled water .
  3. Screw on spray lid.
  4. Shake thoroughly.


How to use

Use as a disinfectant spray to clean surfaces around the home.



Video: How to make DIY all purpose spray



 



Soap Scum Remover

Ingredients



Method

  1. Add following essential oils to a 250ml spray bottle
    • 20 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
    • 10 drops Lemon Essential Oil
  2. Add 1 tsp baking soda to the spray bottle.
  3. Fill rest of bottle with equal parts of white vinegar and distilled water. Be careful when adding the vinegar as it might overflow due to the chemical reaction with baking soda.
  4. Screw on spray lid and shake gently.


How to use

Use to remove soap scum and other residues from surfaces in the bathroom and around the home.



Video: How to make DIY soap scum remover





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