What’s your go-to cleaner for all those everyday messes? Whether you are cleaning your counters after dinner, wiping up spills on the table or floor, or doing a quick bathroom spruce up, adding this homemade natural all-purpose cleaner recipe to your aresenal is a must! Not only will it tackle all kinds of “fun” your family leaves behind with a light, fresh scent, but you’ll also be ditching the harsh, unnecessary chemicals to keep your home safe yet clean 😉
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All you need to whip up your first spray bottle of DIY all-purpose cleaner is water, vinegar, a lemon, tea tree essential oil, and lemon essential oil. Tea tree essential oil helps to fight all three categories of infectious organisms (bacteria, fungi, and viruses) and lemon essential oil is historically recognized as a cleaner with its refreshing properties.
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If you aren’t sure about the surface you’ll be using the cleaner on try it in an inconspicuous location first. I’ve never had any issues and I’ve used it on counters, tables, floors, and even fabric, but since it is all-purpose I’m sure there are a few “purposes” and surfaces I haven’t used it for yet.
- 1-1/2 cup water
- 1-1/2 cup vinegar
- 6 tbsp lemon juice (juice of 1 lemon)
- 15 drops tea tree essential oil
- 5 drops lemon essential oil
- Add all ingredients to a 28 oz spray bottle and shake to mix.
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