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Cleaning with Essential Oils- Six Homemade Natural Cleaner Recipes

Cleaning with Essential Oils- Six Homemade Natural Cleaner Recipes

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:

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.


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How to remove urine stains from mattress

How to remove urine stains from mattress

Urine stain is a big problem if we are dealing with a mattress and any soft cushion. Infants often pee anywhere and mostly on the bed, and if you don’t clean it properly, you might see a pee smell or a stain, which seems dirty and unhygienic. Various ways can remove pee stains from a mattress. Yes, they are hard, but we will tell you easy ways to do so.

Now let’s start with the first method: making an all-natural mattress cleaner that can be used with various mattress for murphy bed.

Now let’s start with making a natural cleaner. You can make it with vinegar, baking soda, and a water spray bottle. Now the way of cleaning the mattress is to take a paper towel, now a roll of paper towel is a must. Then you will need baking soda and distilled white vinegar. And at last, you need an empty spray bottle.

You can use any other bottle as well. Now what you need to do is first put out the vinegar on the stain or the whole mattress if you want to. Secondly, you need to wait after putting the vinegar. 5 to 10 minutes wait is a must. Now, after that, you need to turn on the ceiling fan. You can also put your mattress in an open environment so that vinegar stain can get proper air or O2.

Now, after a little bit of time, you need to use a paper towel and soak up the remaining vinegar or the whole vinegar over to the mattress. After soaking the bed, you will need to use a remaining paper towel to make the mattress dry or give the final touch-up. After all, this is done, you need to sprinkle the baking soda over your stain. Just remember that baking soda has clumps in it, so you need to break them into a powdered form.

After sprinkling, you need to let it sit for a little while, or let’s say a couple of hours. Now we will recommend that you allow the baking soda to do its work and leave your mattress alone for at least two to five hours. Now various people cannot do that, so one hour left alone time is also good. Now, after that, you will need a scrubber or an old brush so that you can scrub the baking soda out, and then you will have a stain-free mattress.

It is one of the easiest ways of cleaning a urine stain from a mattress, and you can also use various mattress cleaning products, but they have intense chemicals in them, which can ruin that softness of your work.


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