What you need:
-Reusable spray bottle*
-Equal parts: Water & White vinegar (Preferably distilled)
-5-10 drops dōTERRA** Lemon Oil (Depending on the size of spray bottle)
1. Mix the ingredients in your reusable bottle.
*[I use aluminum or glass because it lasts longer and recycles easier. Plastic is not always best for citrus oils as the acidity can strip away the inside layer of the bottle.]
2. Shake and spray then wipe away
Why this recipe? I have little ones and pets running around the house all day every day. Sometimes the little one gets a hold of the spray bottle when I am cleaning up, nobody is perfect and kids are really fast. I need to make sure that if the toddler I don’t know let’s say he decides to spray the pets and all of his toys in record speed… I want to know exactly what was in my cleaner and I need to know that it is always safe!
I am sure most of you agree that although vinegar is an incredibly powerful natural cleaner (if you didn’t know that, surprise! It’s more effective than most and more natural than all chemical cleaners you can buy) it doesn’t have the greatest smell – add a little lemon essential oil to give your cleaners a powerful punch and great smell. I just love the smell of citrus! Sometimes I will change it up and add grapefruit or lime but I always throw lemon in there for its natural, powerful yet non-toxic cleaning abilities.
Can I change it? Of Course! Always ensure you are reading labels and checking ingredients. Many essential oils have different cleaning purposes, I encourage you to look into all the different types and their purposes. Be careful as it’s often easy for companies to work around the legalities that require listing everything.
I will leave it up to everyone who reads this to play around with the recipe and let everyone in the comments know how it turned out!
** I use dōTERRA specifically because I know and trust this company especially because of their 3rd party testing and transparency.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or you’re interested in your own wholesale membership!**