Learn how to use salt in natural homemade cleaners and home body care.
By Gina DeBacker
A staple in most any pantry, salt is one of those items that you can use time and time again. But beyond flavoring foods, salt has myriad uses around the home. This mineral is a natural abrasive, which makes it excellent for homemade cleaners. Use it in DIY scrubbing cleaners to clean surfaces with caked-on food. On top of that, salt can effectively soak up stains, treat canker sores and brighten clothes. In this video, Associate Editor Gina DeBacker demonstrates a few household uses for salt. Learn how to use salt in chlorine-free cleaners, boost the vibrancy of clothes, relieve sore throats, improve oral health and shell nuts.
You don’t need to buy every product from every infomercial to get your house in order. A variety of everyday items likely already stockpiled in your home can be used to help you clean, treat skin, fix food and solve most other problems. Have fun learning about the various ways you can use household staples such as vinegar, honey, salt, sugar, lemons and baking soda. With these simple life hacks you can keep your family healthy by avoiding toxic chemicals—and save money while you’re at it!
Check out our full collection of videos for more how-to videos, including DIY projects for the home, natural remedies and more!
Get the latest on Healthy Living and Natural Beauty!
Redefine beauty and embrace holistic living with Mother Earth Living by your side. Each issue provides you with easy, hands-on ways to connect your life with the natural world -- from eating seasonally to culinary and medicinal uses of herbs; from aromatherapy and DIY cosmetics to yoga and beyond. Start your journey to holistic living today and you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.
Save Money & a Few Trees!
Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $19.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)
Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $24.95.