Homemade Cleaners

Many people would like to keep harsh chemicals out of our home environment where families, kids, and pets spend much of our time, so instead of buying chemical cleaners, try making your own! They’re considered safe, effective, and are an inexpensive alternative. Ingredients can be found at your local grocer or health food store.

All Purpose Kitchen & Bathroom cleaner

  • 8 oz. white vinegar
  • 8 oz. original blue Dawn soap
  • 1 plastic spray bottle

Herbal All Purpose

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tsp liquid Castille soap
  • 5 drops each essential oil of thyme, eucalyptus, tea tree, lavender, sandalwood, lemon, orange


In a small glass mixing bowl, add the white vinegar and heat in microwave for 15 – 30 seconds. Remove and mix in original blue Dawn soap, then pour into spray bottle.


Add all ingredients to a large spray bottle (about 22 ounces) and shake before using. This formula disinfects and can be used on any washable surface in your home. Naturally antiviral and antifungal.

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