There is no need to pull out your rubber gloves and surgical masks when you clean your home. It might surprise you to know you can make simple and inexpensive non-toxic cleaners from ingredients lying around your house. Using essential oil to create your own cleaning products is not only safe on the environment, but is safe for your family as well.
ALL PURPOSE CLEANING SPRAY
This spray is perfect for cleaning hard surfaces in the kitchen, bathroom, etc.
What You Need:
16 oz. glass spray bottle
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 3/4 cups water
30 drops dōTERRA essential oil (see suggestions below)
Recommended Essential Oils:
15 drops each of Lavender and Lemon
10 drops each of Eucalyptus, Peppermint, and Wild Orange
30 drops On Guard blend
15 drops each of Grapefruit and On Guard
Add all ingredients to spray bottle. Shake thoroughly. Store away from sun.
ESSENTIAL SOFT SCRUB
Lift stains from kitchen sinks and any other heavy duty surface. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then gentle scrub it clean.
What you need:
3/4 cup of baking soda
1/4 cup liquid Castile soap
1 tablespoon distilled water
8 drops of doTerra Lemon essential oil
5 drops of doTerra Lime essential oil
- In a bowl, combine baking soda and Castille soap with a wire whist.
- Stir in water.
- Add essential oils and whisk until smooth. Consistency should be a soft paste.
- Store in an air tight container out of the sun.