Updated: May 24, 2019
This homemade all-purpose cleaner is easy to make and contains only natural ingredients, so it’s eco-friendly. Switching to a natural alternative like this is a simple way to reduce chemicals in your home.
2 cups of water
½ cup of white vinegar
2 tbsps. of baking powder (optional)
15 drops of essential oils (e.g. lavender, peppermint, pine, rosemary, lemon, orange)
Add all ingredients into a spray bottle and mix well. Use immediately or as needed.
*Note: Do not use all-purpose cleaner on granite or marble counter tops as the vinegar may etch the natural stone.
If you want to switch to an eco-friendly cleaning product and need a ready-made solution, the following brands are now available in most large supermarkets: