Do you know what chemicals are being used to make store bought cleaning supplies?We do not want these chemicals to be hazardous to your health and everyday living space, so we’ve come up with our favorite DIY easy to make cleaning solutions. Add essential oils to your laundry routine, sanitize the kitchen and remove scum in the bathroom. Say goodbye to all your toxic cleaning products and hello to a natural and fresh smelling home!
Disinfectant Spray Cleaner: In a 8-ounce spray bottle, combine 1/4 cup of white vinegar, 1 cup of distilled water and 20 drops of lemon essential oil. Shake before spraying on countertops and surfaces to wipe down.
Eliminate Fridge Odors: Add a fews drops of lemon oil to a cotton ball and place in your fridge
Soft Scrub Cleaner: In a small container, combine 1 cup of baking soda, 3 teaspoons of castille soap, 1/2 cup of water and 12 drops of orange essential oil or tea tree essential oil. Mix to form a paste and use with a scrubbing brush until clean.
Freshen Trash Can: Put a cotton ball with two drops each of lemon essential oil and tea tree oil at the bottom of the trashcan to help decrease the odor and detoxify.
All-Purpose Spray Cleaner: In a 8-ounce spray bottle, combine 1/4 cup of white vinegar, 1 1/2 cup of distilled water, 8 drops of peppermint essential oil, 8 drops of orange oil and 8 drops of eucalyptus essential oil. Shake before spraying on counter tops and surfaces to wipe down.
Carpet Deodorizer: Combine a box of baking soda with 5 drops of peppermint oil and sprinkle on top of your carpet. Let the solution sit and soak in for an hour then vacuum your carpet.
Cleaner Dishes: Add a few drops of lemon essential oil to the dishwasher before washing for a spot-free rinse.
Fridge & Microwave Cleaner: In a 8-ounce spray bottle, combine 1 cup of white vinegar, 1 cup of hot water and 15 drops of lemon oil. Shake before spraying and wiping down.
Washing Machine: Add 10-20 drops of your favorite scent per load.
What are your favorite essential oils to use for cleaning your home? Share below!