Recipes

Herby Soft Scrub

• 12-ounce glass jar with lid
• 1/2 cup baking soda
• 1/2 cup castille soap
• 15 drops of antimicrobial essential oils, like rosemary and sage
Mix well until you have a nice consistency like cake frosting. If you have leftovers, add 1 teaspoon vegetable glycerin to keep the blend nice and moist.

Super Surface Spray

• 16 ounces spray bottle
• 14 ounce – 1:1 solution of distilled white vinegar and water
• 7 drops tea tree essential oil
• 7 drops lavender essential oil
• 7 drops lemon essential oil
Use this aromatic and disinfecting solution for cleaning kitchen counters, cabinets, refrigerator shelves, blinds, painted wood surfaces, painted walls, molding, fan blades, and more.

Antibacterial Soap Spray

• 16-ounce spray bottle
• 14 ounces water or rosemary hydrosol
• 3 tablespoon castille soap
• 15 drops tea tree essential oil
• 15 drop lemon essential oil
Use this cleaning spray to disinfect your bathroom surfaces. You can use the Super Surface Spray to rinse away any residue left behind by the castille soap.

Refreshing Linen Spray

• 16-ounce spray bottle
• 3 ounces unflavored vodka
• 12 drops lavender, ylang ylang, peppermint, orange or your favorite smelling essential oil
• 12 ounces organic hydrosol of your choice
Spray to refresh your mattress, pillows, bed linens, couches, and fabric covered chairs or spritz clean winter blankets before storing for the year. Also makes a wonderful ironing spray!

Natural Lemony Furniture Polish

• 16-ounce spray bottle
• 1 cup olive oil
• 25 drops pure lemon essential oil
• 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
• Fill remainder of the bottle with purified water
Shake well and spray onto your rag or directly onto furniture. Buff dry immediately.

Tropical Carpet Deodorizer

• 1 cup of baking soda
• 10 drops lemongrass essential oil per cup
• 10 drops mandarin essential oil per cup
• 10 drops ginger essential oil per cup
Mix together and sprinkle the aromatic blend onto your carpet, let sit for 30 minutes, and vacuum as normal. Wonderful mattress deodorizer, too!

Mop-It-Up Formula

• 1 small glass bottle
• 1/4 cup castille soap
• 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
• 20 drops of tea tree essential oil
• 20 drops of sweet orange essential oil
This is the perfect cleaner for tile, vinyl, or linoleum floors. Mix the solution with 2 gallons of hot water and mop away the dirt and grime!
Cedarwood Dusting Aid – DIY Recipe

1/2 c. oil soap ( like Murphy’s Oil Soap)
3/4 c. water
5 drops of sweet orange or patchouli oil essential oil
15-20 drops cedar essential oil

Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle and shake well. Spray onto wood
and wipe clean with soft, dry cloth. This can be used for bookcases, coffee tables, kitchen cabinets and antique furniture.

Cleansing Scrub

15 drops Sweet Orange essential oil (Citrus sinensis)
15 drops Lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia)
10 drops Peppermint essential oil (Mentha x piperita)
1 cup of baking soda
3 tablespoons Castile soap
1/4 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon of white vinegar
Directions
In a 16 oz. wide mouth container add one cup of baking soda. and 3 tablespoons Castile soap. Mix. Add 1/4 tablespoons cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar. Mix well and then add all your essential oils. Easy! Add more vinegar or Castile soap as needed to make a smooth, thick consistency.
Use about a teaspoon of this mixture on a scrubby sponge to clean the shower, sinks or bathtub.
Bathroom Grout Scrub
1 cup baling soda
3 Tbls Castile soap
¼ cup Cornstarch
1 Tbls white vinegar
15 drops Orange 5X essential oil (Citrus sinensis)
15 drops Tea Tree essential oil (Melaleuca alternifolia)
10 drops Peppermint essential oil (Mentha x piperita)

In a 16 oz. wide mouth container mix the essential oils listed with 1 cup of baking soda, 3 tablespoons Castile soap, 1/4 T Cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar. Easy! Add more vinegar or Castile soap as needed to make a smooth consistency.
Use about a teaspoon of this mixture on a scrubby sponge to clean the shower. I also use this on the kitchen and bathroom sinks. The bathroom smells great and I feel good after cleaning!

Mold Slayer 8oz

6 mls – Lemon
4 mls – Eucalyptus Radiata
4 mls – Tea Tree
1.5 mls – Lemongrass
1 oz – Witch Hazel
7 oz – Distilled Water
Laundry Soap

10 lbs – Baking soda
4 lbs – Borax
3 lbs – Glycerin soap
1 oz – Essential oils (Lavender, Lemon, Grapefruit)

Mix Baking soda, Borax, and Soap. Whisk essential oils into dry ingredients.

Use 1/8 cup per load.
Makes about 34 cups. (272 loads)

 

Moth Away

¼ Cedarwood Atlas
¼ Lavendar Spike
¼ Lemongrass
¼ Rosemary

 

Oven Cleaner

1 cup Baking Soda
¼ cup Castile Soap
2 drops Lemon
2 drops Cinnamon
Hot water until paste forms

Heat oven, spread on the inside of oven and allow to sit for 20 minutes.
Wearing gloves wipe off cleaner with warm water.

 

Tub, Sink, Tile Cleaner

1 cup Baking Soda
½ cup White Vinegar
2 drops Lemon
2 drops Orange 5x
Add water until paste forms.