Spring Cleaning: Homemade Disinfectants and Air Fresheners

| 3/7/2011 11:26:56 AM

K.PriebeToxic chemicals in household cleaning supplies can be detrimental to family, friends and pets. Have you ever thought there might be a way to make your own cleaning supplies at home? You can mix herbs with anti-bacterial properties to clean your house instead of using harsh chemicals and breathing in toxic fumes.

The Herbs Place recommends recipes to mix up your own healthy, anti-bacterial cleaners at home!

Disinfectant Spray for SurfacesCombine drops of cinnamon leaf, pine needle, frankincense and bergamot with Sunshine Concentrte and water. Click here for the complete recipe. This is good for disinfecting countertops, stovetops and tile.

Rosemary HerbRosemary Deodorizer and Disinfectant: Mix rosemary, grapefruit and lemon essential oils along with purified water. Click here for the complete recipe. This spray gets rid of odors and kills germs. During the cold and flu season, I recommend adding two drops eucalyptus essential oil to fight infection.

Spicy Orange Air Freshener: A mixture of orange and cinnamon leaf oils, and distilled water, creates a great cleaning spray for surfaces that need a little extra shine. Click here for the complete recipe. 

Read More: Tips on Spring Cleaning the Home - The Herb Companion
Cleaning with Herbs & Spices - The Kansas City Star. 

Edith Canon
10/30/2012 3:01:31 AM

Thanks for sharing this information. It is always good to be informed with what's happening in our society, especially when we talk about health.Sterilex.com

Subscribe today and save 58%

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living !

Mother Earth LivingWelcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, 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.

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds