Spring Green & Clean
Is having a clean home or office important to you? Do you suffer from seasonal allergies,
sinus health issues? Or have sensitivities to chemicals? Maybe you're concerned about our environment and want to protect not only your health, but your children and pets too. You can have all this with natural cleaning products and essential oils.
You can have a clean home or office safely, effectively and for only pennies per use. Below I'm going to offer you some recipes that are tried and true by (tens of) thousands of people around the globe. You may make adjustments as needed and also find similar recipes online or from friends who are interested in going green or being natural.
So while you're cleaning your home, you will also reap other health benefits, for your respiratory, reproductive and immune systems to name a few. You will also be protecting another invaluable source, our water.
All Purpose Cleaner:
Essential Oil Soft Scrub
3/4 cup baking soda
1/4 cup castile soap
1 tablespoon distilled water
8 drops Lemon essential oil
5 drops Lime essential oil
In a bowl, combine baking soda and pastil soap with a wire whisk. Stir in water. Add essential oils and whisk until smooth. Consistency should be a soft paste. Store in an air tight container out of sun.
All-Purpose Cleaning Wipes
1 Roll premium paper towels
2 cups warm water
2 tablespoons fractionated coconut oil
3 drops On Guard Protective blend
3 drops Lemon essential oil
1-2 tablespoons On Guard Foaming hand wash
Cut paper towels in half, widthwise, use half now and half later. Combine water, FCO, essential oils and On Guard foaming hand wash in small bowl. Pour mixture over paper towels and cover with airtight lid. Let moisture absorb for about 10 minutes. Turn container over and let sit for another 10 minutes. Remove cardboard tube, if haven't already. Pull wipes from center when ready to use.
Lemon Essential Oil - Lemon can be used as an all-purpose surface cleaner or a furniture polish when combined with olive oil.
Wild Orange Essential oil is a powerful cleaners and works great for kitchen cleaning. Tangerine Essential oil can be used as a toilet spa to rid unwanted odors.
Grapefruit essential oil can be used for al all purpose spray or bathroom spray to clean and purify.
Lime essential oil can be used to remove grease spots and stickers or diffuse to cleanse the air.
Melaleuca can be used as a surface cleaner to protect against environmental threats.
Lavender can be used to freshen linen, mattress, car or air by combing lavender with water in a spray bottle.
Eucalyptus can be used as a surface cleaner or diffuse to purify the air.
On Guard can be used for an effective all purpose surface cleaner.