Herbal House Cleaners
1 pint water
2 tablespoons Thyme also, using Rosemary will add a nice fragrance to your cleaner
Slow simmer for 5 mins. let cool bottle and use to clean counters floors etc. THYME is a VERY powerful and natural antiseptic its O.R.A.C. value ranges from 90k-100k
Want to make its disinfective properties even stronger but safe? Add 3 drops of Pure Tea Tree essential oil.
A Herbal Scrubber
1 cup baking soda
1/4 tablespoon salt
1/4 cup dried rose petals
great for deep cleansing and baking soda will help prevent corrosion as it raises the PH of the cleanser
Pulverize all ingredients spunk on area and scrub. adding cinnamon will give it a bit of a antiseptic.
Herbal Carpet Cleaner:
1/2 Cup of baking soda
2 tablespoons of cornstarch
2 tablespoons of lemongrass or lavender, (crushed or powder)
Scenting your cleansers and deodorizers
To create a great scent for Sumer
add dried lemon zest
A Fall and or holiday scent:
Dried clove,crushed cinnamon, vanilla
1/4 cup Baking Soda
1 tablespoon of dried lemon Zest or dried Zest of a Grapefruit
When mixing fresh dried ingredients with baking soda place in a small food processor and quick puls 3 times only this will active the herb or zests with the baking soda and or corn starch.
The following essential oils can also be used with water and have a clean and natural scent.Just Think No Chemicals.
A small list of cleaning herbs
- Oregano: has antiseptic properties
- Thyme: has antiseptic properties
- Grapefruit: has antiseptic properties
- Orange or lemon: great for cleaning floors and removing Goo
- Witch hazel: (distilled) has antiseptic properties
- Cinnamon: has antiseptic properties
- Tea Tree: has antiseptic properties
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