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How To Make Vinegar and Essential Oil All Purpose Cleaner

How To Make Vinegar and Essential Oil All Purpose Cleaner

Vinegar and Essential Oil All Purpose Cleaner. This post is about how to make essential oil and vinegar all purpose cleaning spray. What you need, how to make it, and where to use it.


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VINEGAR BASED ALL PURPOSE AND GLASS CLEANERS

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. Vinegar will, DAMAGE stone floor tiles such as marble, or any other porous flooring and granite.  As long as you avoid those surfaces, a vinegar-based cleaner is an amazing alternative to toxic chemical-based cleaners.


Check out this recipe to infuse your own vinegar


DIY Orange Peel Vinegar Glass and All-Purpose Cleaner

When using both vinegar and essential oils, the ratio of vinegar to water should be 1:7. Therefore, for each oz of vinegar, you add 7 ounces of water. See the following recipe to prepare a 16 oz glass spray bottle.

My Favorite Vinegar Glass Cleaner

 Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup(2oz) White Vinegar
  • 1 ¾  cups (14 oz) Water
  • 30 drops of essential oil – Choose one Lemon, Sweet Orange, Grapefruit

Instructions:

  • Mix it all in a 16 oz glass spray bottle.
  • Store in a dark place
  • Shake before each use

To clean glass surfaces, I like to use only one scent. But, you can use any combination you like.

My Favorite Vinegar All Purpose Cleaner

 Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup(2oz) White Vinegar
  • 1 ¾  cups (14 oz) Water
  • 30 drops of essential oil – Choose one Lemon, Sweet Orange, Grapefruit

Instructions:

  • Mix it all in a 16 oz glass spray bottle.
  • Store in a dark place
  • Shake before each use

The above a powerful cleaner with a refreshing scent. You can use any combination you like to add extra cleaning and disinfecting power. For example, Oregano mixes well with citrus and adds additional cleaning power and antibacterial properties.

Take a look at my guide on essential oils properties

Also, if you can’t stand the smell of vinegar, there is a great solution you are going to love!  See the two recipes below.


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