Natural Cleaning Products
Making your own cleaning products will save you a pile of money and save the environment at the same time. These recipes will keep your home clean and smelling fresh without any toxic chemicals.
All Natural Liquid Soap
An all natural, very mild liquid soap for everyday use in your kitchen or bath. (Makes 2 - 8 oz bottles)
2 cups of grated castile soap
Using a funnel, slowly pour liquid soap into
bottle. Keep any lumpy soap that may not have
melted from going into the funnel. Label and use.
Citrus Floor Cleaner
1 gallon hot water
2 cups distilled water
Combination formula - mix in this order
½ cup vinegar
Laundry Stain Remover
2 tablespoons cream of tartar
Combine all ingredients to make a paste, spread paste on stain, let dry before washing.
For Brass: make a paste of 1 teaspoon salt, 1 cup vinegar and 1 cup of flour, rub on, rinse and polish with a soft cloth.
For Copper: dissolve salt in lemon juice or vinegar, rub on, rinse and polish with a soft cloth.
For Silver: use toothpaste (not gel) rub on, rise off and polish with a soft cloth.
Mold & Soap Scum Treatment
1 part Hydrogen Peroxide
Mix in a pray bottle and spray on surface, wait an hour and follow up with Scouring Powder.
Mix ½ cup baking soda with ¼ cup sea salt and scrub away.
1/2 cup Baking Soda
Mix this no-scratch formula in a shaker container and use as you would cleanser.
A versatile cleaner – from toilets to countertops to sinks.
Add an essential oil(5-6 drops)for a pleasing scent, or add an oil with antibacterial properties, such as tea tree, peppermint or rosemary.
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
½ cup baking soda
Combine all ingredients, apply with toilet brush and flush.
3 cups water
Combine ingredients and put in a spray bottle.