Non-Toxic Bathroom Cleaner with Castile Soap. In this post, you will find a recipe to make homemade Bathroom cleaner using essential oils and Castile Soap. Start your journey to a toxin-free household!
Why use Non-Toxic Cleaning Products?
- What is wrong with chemical-based cleaners?
- What are the Green Alternative Ingredients for DIY cleaners?
Homemade Bathroom Cleanear With Castile Soap and Essential Oil
Castile soap is a great option if you have surfaces that could be damaged by vinegar such as natural stone tiles, marble, granite, etc. Also, some people really do not like the smell of vinegar. Castile Soap is effective and highly concentrated so it is very economical for DIY cleaners. It is also good for the environment and most are free of palm oil or palm oil derivatives. Destruction of forests for palm oil production is the main threat to Orangutan’s survival. To protect forests and save Orangutans from extinction, we should all avoid products with Palm Oil.
This is the brand I use with no Palm Oil
Homemade Bathroom Cleaner with Castile Soap Recipe
MY FAVORITE DIY BATHROOM CLEANER
You can use the following recipes to clean your entire bathroom without any worry to damage any surfaces. Feel free to use any combination of essential oils you prefer. For instance, you can use just one essential oil and use 30 drops of Sweet Orange or Lemon. Or any combination as long as you use a total of 30 drops.
- 2 teaspoons of castile soap
- 2 cups of water
- 10 drops of oregano essential oil
- 10 drops of peppermint essential oil
- 10 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
- Mix it all in a 16 oz glass spray bottle.
- Store in a dark place.
- Gently swirl before each use. Enough to mix the solution without causing bubbles.
There is no set rule. The above are just suggestions. Use your favorite scents and, take a look at my guide on essential oils properties to find the right one for the job.
I chose this combination based on the antibacterial and cleaning power of these oils. Oregano also mixes well with citrus and adds additional cleaning power, and antibacterial properties. You can use any combination of oils you like!
Other Suggested Combinations:
- Lemon & Peppermint
- Tea tree & Lavender
- Lemon & lavender
- Oregano & Tea Tree
- Thyme, Lemon & Lavender
MORE ESSENTIAL OIL AND CASTILE SOAP CLEANING RECIPES
Homemade Bathroom Cleaner with Baking Soda and Vinegar
Cleaning with baking soda and vinegar is a wonderful toxin-free and effective cleaning hack. These two ingredients are incredibly powerful cleaners. But before you start mixing and making, make sure you DO NOT MIX the two together. Quick Chemistry lesson: Baking soda is a basic and Vinegar is an acid. When you mix them both together, well you reduce their wonderful cleaning power. Below are some great DIY recipes for cleaning with baking soda and vinegar. They are effective, easy to make and very economical!
Homemade Bathroom Cleaner with Infused Vinegar
Vinegar is a great option for cleaning. The acidity of the vinegar is powerful against bacteria, it can dissolve soap scums, grease, and other buildups, and sticky residues A vinegar-based cleaner can be used to clean mirrors, windows, bathroom soap scum, toilets, sinks, kitchen grease, wooden cutting boards, countertops, and even trash cans
USING BAKING SODA FOR CLEANING SPRAY
Baking soda is a powerful stain remover, degreaser and deodorizer.