DIY Cleaners Recipes

 

In this section, you’ll find recipes for DIY nontoxic cleaning products. Why buy cleaning products with suspicious ingredient lists when you can make your own cleaners using only natural ingredients?

This page is divided into the following sections so you can easily find the recipes you’re looking for: natural furniture polishes, natural bathroom cleaners, kitchen cleaners, floor cleaners.

 

DIY Nontoxic Furniture Polishes

 

Olive Oil Furniture Polish Recipe

 

Ingredients

  • 3 parts of olive oil
  • 1 part of distilled white vinegar
  • 20 drops of essential oil of your choice

 

Directions

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Keep stirring until the oil emulsifies and is mixed completely with vinegar.
  3. Place the mixture in a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  4. Make sure you shake the jar before every use because oil and vinegar tend to separate.

 

Olive Oil Furniture Polish Recipe

 

Beeswax Furniture Polish Recipe

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon beeswax pellets
  • 5 drops lemon essential oil
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil

 

Directions

  1. Put olive oil and beeswax pellets in a short mason jar.
  2. Place the jar in a small pan and slowly add water to the pan until the jar is half submerged.
  3. Over medium heat, stir frequently until beeswax pellets melt completely.
  4. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Then stir in essential oils.
  5. Replace lid and store in a cool dark place.

 

Beeswax Furniture Polish Recipe

 

Lemon Oil Furniture Polish Recipe

 

Ingredients

  • 10 drops lemon oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • A few drops olive oil or jojoba

 

Directions

Mix all the ingredients together, dip a soft cloth in the mixture and polish your furniture. It’s not recommended to store the mixture as it can go bad pretty fast.

 

Lemon Oil Furniture Polish Recipe

 

Bathroom Cleaners

 

Soon to come

 

Kitchen Cleaners

 

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Floor Cleaners

 

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Conclusion

 

Making your own cleaners for your eco home will help reduce your family’s exposure to toxic chemicals. This option is also much more economical than buying nontoxic cleaners, the ingredients are cheap and very easy to find in your local store.