Making your own non-toxic cleaning supplies is not only is fun, its also economical. I do recommend using high quality therapeutic grade oil such as doTERRA. If you need assistance purchasing the oils at wholesale prices, or would like to attend a workshop to make homemade products, click the link below.
1. Wood Polish
Add a little shine to any of your lackluster wood furniture with this wood polish. Using essential oils like orange or lemon can help restore shine to wood tables, floors, chairs, and more. Although wood furniture should only be polished every few months, neglecting to maintain and clean wood regularly will leave it looking dull, worn-down, and old. Using simple ingredients that you probably already have in your cupboard at home, this wood polish DIY will infuse life back into your wood pieces—helping them to look new again.
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup vinegar
10 drops essential oils
(Recommended oils: orange or lemon)
Add olive oil and vinegar to a glass spray bottle.
Add 10 drops of essential oil.
Shake well before each use.
Apply to microfiber cloth and wipe wood surfaces clean. Repeat every two to three months or as often as needed.
2. Glass Cleanser
It can be difficult to find an effective glass cleaner that isn’t full of toxins and chemicals that are damaging to the body as well as the environment. If you are looking for a natural alternative to hazardous glass cleaners, try making your own! This essential oil glass cleaner will allow you to use some of the best essential oils for cleaning—lemon, Lime. Grapefruit, Orange—to wipe away fingerprints, water stains, and more.
Using three simple ingredients, you’ll be on your way to cleaner windows and mirrors in no time. And when you use this natural glass cleaner, you’ll smell the inviting, fresh scent of essential oils, rather than breathing in harsh toxins all day.
16-ounce spray bottle
1 ½ cup white vinegar
½ cup distilled water
8 drops of your citrus oil of choice
Recommended oils: Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Orange
Add vinegar, water, and essential oil(s) to the spray bottle and shake.
3. All-Purpose Spray Cleaner
An inexpensive, non-toxic alternative to commercial cleaners, this essential Oil All Purpose Spray will soon become your go-to cleaning agent. When you want to keep your family safe from chemicals and leave your home smelling fresh and clean, this all-purpose spray can help you get the job done.
You can use any essential oils of your choice, however, we recommend using some of the best essential oils for cleaning, including Lavender, lemon, Orange, Eucalyptus peppermint and Grapefruit When you use this all-purpose spray to wipe down surfaces in the bathroom, kitchen, and other common areas, you’ll be doing the environment a favor, while keeping your family safe and adding an extra element of freshness to the home.
¼ cup white vinegar
1 ¾ cups water
30 drops essential oils
Recommended essential oil combinations:
15 drops each of lavender & lemon
10 drops each of Eucalyptus, peppermint, orange
30 drops On Guard
15 drops each of Grapefruit
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Tammy Drummond-Rowland, RN HN
Holistic Nurse / Life Coach