Toxic chemicals have been causing harm and have been the mainstream products for cleaning techniques for a long while now. This is the time now to change it. With a lot of biodegradable options coming up such as packaging peanuts and metallic straws this is the time, reverse the world with the option of better non-toxic cleaning with these options.
Essential oils have been used as a better cleaning option for the house and it creates and elaborates the fragrance of the house which stays for more than a day, unlike the fragrance perfumes which blow out within a few minutes. They are a non-toxic form of fragrance and cleaning.
A few uses of the essential oils:
- Lemon essential oil
The oil can be used for carpet or rug cleaning. With lemon oil add two spoons of baking soda and 1/4th cup of vinegar and stir until mixed well. Now apply the paste on the carpet and scrub gently, the vitamins contained in the cleaner will be essential to clean the carpet without damaging it. Three or four application should be enough to make the carpet seem as new as possible. You can use best eureka forbes vacuum cleaner for this.
- Homemade all-purpose cleaner
½ cup white vinegar, two tablespoon baking soda and 10 drops of tea tree oil which includes cleaning properties. Mix all these and fill it in a spray bottle and spray at places which have a stain in the house and let it stay. Afterwards, wipe it with a dry cloth.
- Homemade liquid dish soap
½ cup warm water, ½ cup white vinegar, two teaspoons kosher salt, 1 teaspoon lemon juice and ½ cup Dr Bronner’s Sal Suds. Combine the distilled water with the salt, stirring, add the Sal Suds and vinegar. Stirring continuously till the mixture thickens. Transfer the mixture to a recycled contained for dish soap. Use daily.
- Homemade mixture for brightening lines between tiles
½ cup of baking soda and add as much as water is needed to the baking soda for a slightly thick mixture. Use an old toothbrush and apply the mixture between the tiles in the black part. Leave for fifteen minutes and start scrubbing on the applied tiles. After cleaning the difference is clearly visible as the black part is white and bright.
- Toilet bowl Cleaner
1 cup vinegar and pour it in the spray bottle and spray all around the bowl and leave for about 1 hour to soak the dirt at the sides. After, scrub around the edges and wash off the extra dirt for a cleaner toilet bowl.
- Homemade Air Freshener
12 drops of essential lavender oil, ½ cup white vinegar, 1/12 cup of water. Pour all the content in a bottle, shake well for the mixture to fuse with each other. Transfer the content in a bottle and spray around the house. The contents of the air freshener can vary depending on the person’s preference.
All the best for cleaning.