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Natural Homemade Cleaners: Cleaning Scrubber with Rosemary

By Kim Erickson
March/April 2002
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This creamy, cleaning scrubber with rosemary is gently abrasive, making it ideal for sinks, tubs and showers.

  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1/8 cup liquid vegetable-based soap
  • 10 drops rosemary essential oil (Rosmarinus officinalis)
  1. Combine the ingredients in a small bowl and stir until you have a smooth consistency.
  2. To use, scoop a small amount onto a damp sponge. Scrub the surface you are cleaning with small, circular motions. Rinse well.


Kim Erickson writes on natural health and environmental issues and is the author of Drop Dead Gorgeous: Protecting Yourself from the Hidden Dangers of Cosmetics (Contemporary Books 2002).

Click here for the original article, Natural Healing: Natural Homemade Cleaners. 








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