This herbal antibacterial disinfectant is better and safer than the popular antibacterial cleaners on the market today. It is ideal for kitchens and bathrooms and can be stored indefinitely.
- 2 tablespoons borax
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- 2 cups hot water
- 20 drops tea tree essential oil (Melaleuca alternifolia)
- Combine the borax and lemon juice with the water in a spray bottle. Cap and shake well to dissolve the mineral.
- Add the tea tree oil and shake again to disperse the oil. Use as you would any commercial all-purpose cleaner.
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).
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