Green Cleaning Recipes

Antibacterial Countertop Spray

Add 20 drops Rosemary Essential Oil and 15 drops Orange Essential Oil to 3 oz. distilled water and 1 oz. distilled white vinegar. Mix in a 4 oz bottle, spray and wipe surface.

Antiviral Room Spray

Add 40 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil to 4 oz distilled water in a heavy duty spray bottle. Shake gently and spray to get rid of cold and flu germs; use on door handles too!

Bathroom Floor Cleaner

In a bucket of warm water, add about 5-10 drops Pine Essential Oil (highly disinfecting) and 10-12 drops Lavender Essential Oil (antibacterial), and 1 c distilled white vinegar. Mop!

Biodegradable Laundry Detergent

In a large bowl, mix a box of washing soda and a box of Borax; Add 30 drops Lavender Essential Oil and 20 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil. Mix very well and store in a glass container. Use 1/4 cup per load.

Drain Cleaner

Add 1/2 c baking soda to the drain. Then add 5 drops Lemongrass Essential Oil (natural deodorizer) and 1/4 c distilled white vinegar. After fizzing stops, run hot water.

Fragrance Room Spray

Add 30 drops Orange Essential Oil and 10 drops Lavender Essential Oil to 4 oz distilled water in a heavy duty spray bottle. Shake gently and spray for fresh air!

Lavender Linen Spray

Add 40 drops Lavender Essential Oil to 4 oz distilled water in a heavy duty spray bottle. Shake gently and mist sheets/pillow.

Soft Scrubbing Aromatherapy Cleanser

Add 10 drops Lavender Essential Oil, 8 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil, and 5 drops Lemon Essential Oil to 1 C baking soda, 1/8 C biodegradable cleanser, and 2 T water. Mix well. Last, add 2 T distilled white vinegar. Mix and store in air tight container. Use on sinks, tubs and showers.

Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Add 20 drops Lemon Essential Oil and 10 drops Tea Tree (or Rosemary) Essential Oil to 3 c baking soda. Mix well and store in glass container. Keep in bathroom. When ready to scrub toilet, add 1/2 c mixture to bowl, 1/4 c distilled white vinegar, scrub and flush.

Window Cleaner

It’s not natural to be blue!  Add 40-50 drops Lemon or Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil, 1-2 Pumps of Biodegradable Cleanser to 4oz Distilled Water and 4oz Distilled White Vinegar. You may add an optional 1T of Vodka, as a preservative. Mix well and store in an 8oz container. Gently shake before each use.

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