Many people still judge cleaning by smell, as in it is not really clean unless you can smell it.
However, this is not the best way to assess cleanliness, and it is well known that people go out of their way nowadays to avoid toxic chemicals which are
not only harmful to the environment but can also affect your health. This is why you should consider making your own cleaner from the everyday items you have in your pantry, not only will they work just as well, they will definitely smell better!
Basic Ingredients for DIY cleaner
- White vinegar
- Baking soda
- Hydrogen peroxide
- Essential oils, i.e lavender oil, lemongrass oil etc.
- Fresh herbs and citrus peel
- Castile soap
- Olive/vegetable oil
Making a kitchen cleaner is not only economical but also good for your health.
Using natural pantry ingredients means you can be confident that your cleaning
will have no detrimental effects on your health or the environment.
Ingredients for a Kitchen cleaner
- Baking soda
- Optional essential oil
- Spray bottle
- Scrubbing brush
- Measuring spoons
How to make the all-purpose kitchen cleaner
Combine 1 Teaspoon of baking soda, ½ teaspoon of dish soap and 2 tablespoons of vinegar in the spray bottle.
Shake well to ensure that all elements are mixed thoroughly. Leave this to settle, then fill the bottle with warm water, shake
again and then stand, add a few drops of essential oil if required. The cleaner is now ready to use.