6 Non-Toxic Cleaning Products For Your Home

Commercial cleaning products harm health, and none of your family members deserves to be exposed to such toxins. It’s time to throw away any cleaners, detergents and dishwashing liquids.

They are made from toxic chemicals, and can’t be classified as non-biodegradable products. This means that they harm the environment, too.

We strongly suggest that you use safe ingredients like vinegar, washing soda, Castille soap, borax and essential oils.

This will help you create your own all-purpose cleaners, detergents, dishwashing liquids and air fresheners. Stop wasting your money on toxins, and keep your home clean with the help of natural ingredients.

Scientists have found that toxins in commercial products harm health, and put your loved family members at risk of developing serious ailments.

Long-term exposure to harsh chemicals causes severe irritation to your eyes and respiratory tract.

Chemicals also affect your hormonal activity, and increase the risk of developing cancer, ADHD, and problems with the nervous system.

Always use natural and non-toxic products. We have 6 suggestions for you:

1. All-purpose cleaner

The antibacterial products you see in the supermarket actually create perfect conditions for the development of resistant superbugs. Let’s not forget that they are super pricey.

Try this natural and safe cleaner to eliminate stains, molds and disinfect your home, including the floors, stovetops, faucets, etc.

Ingredients:

  • 2 c of water
  • ½ c white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp baking soda
  • 10 drops tea tree oil

You will also need a spray bottle

How to do it:

Combine the ingredients into a bowl, and transfer the resulting liquid into a spray bottle. Spray dirty areas and clean your countertops, tiles, floor and corners.

Vinegar has the power to eliminate grease and bad odors. Tea tree oil is an excellent antimicrobial agent, and it has a pleasant fragrance.

When combined with vinegar, baking soda breaks down dirt and grease, making it easy for you to clean the mess.

2. Toilet bowl cleaner

This product will help you clean your toilet bowl with minimum effort. You will be able to eliminate tough stains without the danger imposed by toxic chemicals.

It uses essential oils, and tea tree oil is known for it ability to destroy germs while keeping your toilet fresh and clean.

Ingredients:

  • ½ c baking soda
  • 1 c distilled white vinegar
  • ½ tsp tea tree essential oil

How do to it:

Add the vinegar and essential oil in your spray bottle, and spray the toilet bowl with the liquid. Make sure you spray the seat and the lid as well.

Let it work for 15 minutes, and sprinkle baking soda. Scrub after 5 minutes using an abrasive toilet brush, and flush. Your toilet will be cleaner than ever.

3. Laundry detergent liquid

You will need borax, washing soda and Castille soap for this homemade cleaner. Tea tree essential oil inhibits the growth of microbes in your detergent and clothes. It’s a powerful preservative.

Ingredients:

  • 1 c Borax
  • 1 c washing soda
  • 1 c Castille soap
  • 10-15 drops essential oil (optional)
  • 17 cups water

How to do it:

Boil 6 cups of water, and turn down the heat. Add in your Borax and washing soda. Stir until the powder dissolves.

Add the remaining cups of water, Castille soap and essential oil to a large bucket. Next, add the Borax mixture, and keep the resulting mixture into a glass container.

Use half a cup of the detergent to a full load of laundry. If you need to remove tough stains, apply the mixture directly on the clothes before washing it.

4. Dishwashing liquid

Castille soap and oil are powerful and safe alternative to the toxic product you use every day. Castille soap is derived from olive oil, meaning it’s safe for your skin. Making your own dishwashing liquid is simple and easy.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ c boiling water
  • ¼ c Castille bar soap, grated
  • 1 tbsp washing soda
  • ¼ c liquid Castille soap
  • 10-30 drops essential oil

How do to it:

Stir Castille soap grates into boiling water, and add the washing soda and the liquid Castille soap. Stir well.

Add the essential oil once the liquid has cooled down. Keep your dishwashing liquid into a soap dispenser, and use it to do the dishes.

5. Glass and mirror cleaner

There’s nothing better than a clean mirror and window. Dirty spots and streaks look awful, so this recipe will be more than helpful for you. It’s a non-toxic product, and your mirrors will be cleaner than ever.

Ingredients:

  • ¼ c white vinegar
  • ¼ c isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 c water
  • 10 drops essential oil

How to do it:

Add the ingredients into a spray bottle, and shake well for about 2 minutes. Spray your mirrors, glass and windows. Wipe off the liquid with a cloth, and you will be able to remove the stains easily.

6. Air freshener

Hate the way your home smells? It’s time to eliminate bad odors, and we have the right solution for you.

Ingredients:

  • 15 drops pure ssential oil
  • ½ c white vinegar
  • 1 ½ c water

How to do it:

Lemongrass and lavender essential oils are great for this purpose as they have a pleasantly refreshing aromas.

Add the ingredients in your favorite spray bottle, and shake well. Spray the liquid in your rooms several times a day, and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere.

These homemade recipes are cheap and powerful. The power of nature is your best tool, and it’s time to pay more attention to the choices you make. Stay away from anything toxic, and trust nature.