Creating a safe, natural and non-toxic environment for my family is important and let’s learn How to Make a Homemade Disinfectant Spray.
How to Make a Homemade Disinfectant Spray Video
Our homes should be a place where we feel safe, and that means it needs to not have toxic disinfectant sprays being used. Obviously, I try not to bring anything in my home that is hazardous to my family and a homemade nontoxic cleaner is best. Learning How to Make a Homemade Disinfectant Spray that will create a gleaming surface and is antibacterial.
Ingredients in this Homemade Disinfectant Spray
Rubbing Alcohol not only cleans but is disinfects and creates a healthy surface. I remember when my son was very sick in the hospital the number one cleaning product was rubbing alcohol. The hospital used this rubbing alcohol spray on light switches, counters, remotes just about any surface.
Castile Soap is an all-purpose cleaner, grease-cutter, and disinfectant. Using castile soap for hand soap to body wash it is wonderful for cleaning as well.
Essential Oils unlike most cleaners in the stores can be expensive and contain lots of chemicals that will break the bank. The aromatherapy that essential oil takes cleaning to a higher level.
First, cleaning with essential oils is highly effective in sanitizing.
Secondly, using conventical cleaners are toxic to your home containing harsh ingredients and are not safe for the environment.
Everyday cleaners found on the shelves of you local store can pollute the air, contaminate the water and soil by running down the drain that will trigger migraines and allergies.
Next, using what you have already around the house such as baking soda creates atlternatives to cleaning your home naturally.
Thirdly, using a few ingredients along with some great essential oils you can disinfect and clean your home successfully.
Moreover, essential oils help to prevent viruses and bacteria around home.
In conclusion, we will make a few cleaners that are safe, affordable and have an uplifting aroma.
Essential Oils in this Homemade Disinfectant Spray
Orange Essential Oil rejuvenate the minds and disinfects at the same time. This citrus oil smells incredible and refreshing and will shine up any surface.
Cinnamon Essential Oil is a germ and bacteria fighter with a warm, spicy smell. This Essential Oil kills germs and bacteria.
Nutmeg Essential Oil has a spicy aroma and great to use this time of year. Using this essential oil while cleaning will be uplifting
Clove Essential Oil is warming, and this oil is amazing at killing odors and battling mold. Preventing viruses Clove Essential Oil is the go-to.
Ginger Essential Oil is warming and stimulating oil. This memory boosting essential oil is perfect while cleaning and disinfecting your home.
Why a Homemade Disinfectant Spray?
When I clean my home throughout the week, I notice certain smells and harsh chemical either irritant my skin or my lungs. These irritants and harsh chemical concerned me as a person and mother of two children.
Did I actually want toxic ingredients in my home that I was not really sure of the side effects?
With this in mind, I sault out for a solution to my problem and provide the same clean power as convenient cleaners. Thinking of my mother, I knew she keep a very clean home with nine children and wonder how did she do this and with what?
Most of the products in my mother’s cleaning caddy; were ingredients that she used in cooking and beauty such as olive oil and white vinegar.
Using many products in my home as my mother did, I kicked it up a notch and added a few powerful essential oils.
Cleaning with non-toxic ingredients I was going to master cleaning the home that is simple, very clear instructions and basic ingredients needed to deep clean any part of your home. Learning How to Make a Homemade Disinfectant Spray makes life easy, affordable and non-toxic.
How to Make a Homemade Disinfectant Spray Directions
I love the smell of Pumpkin Spice in the fall but, I know many do not. If you are not a fan of pumpkin spice, please fill free to add any essential oil that make you desire. None the less, I love the smell of Pumpkin Spice and I like my home to smell like it in the Fall. This Homemade Disinfectant Spray is chemical free and great for sanitizing counters in my bathroom and kitchen.
- 4-6 ounce of filter water
- 2-4 teaspoons of rubbing alcohol depending on the size of you spray bottle
- 4 tablespoons of castile soap or dish soap
- 10 drops of orange essential oil
- Ten drops of cinnamon essential oil
- 8 drops of nutmeg essential oil
- 8 drops of clove essential oil
- 5 drops of ginger essential oil
- A label or Sharpie
- 1 glass bottle
First, in your clean glass bottle, take you funnel and add filter water, rubbing alcohol, and castile soap. Next, carefully add orange, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and ginger essential oils. Now, screw on the top on and give a good shake. Finally, add a label or write with a sharpie what is inside the bottle!
Ten Ways to Use the Homemade Disinfectant Spray
1.) Use the Homemade Disinfectant Spray to clean glass, mirrors and windows. This homemade disinfectant spray is streak free and leaves no residue.
2.) Clean counters with disinfectant spray.
3.) Clean all hard floors with homemade disinfectant spray.
4.) Add baking soda to the homemade disinfectant spray and use as a soft scrub cleaner for bathtubs, sinks and stoves.
5.) Clean bathroom toilets by spraying all over, scrub and wipe away.
6.) Use this spray as a stain remover in your laundry. Whenever there is a stain, I take an old toothbrush and spray some of the homemade spray directly onto stain. Scrub gently with the old toothbrush. Let set for a bit and was as normal.
7.) Use it to clean mildew in bathroom(s) and kitchens. Spray directly onto mildew let soak, scrub and wash away.
8.) Use to clean grass and grease stains of clothing. Spray directly homemade disinfectant spray on grass and grease stains and let it set for a bit before washing.
9.) Use this homemade cleaner instead of laundry detergent.
10.) Clean bathroom and kitchen sinks.