Do you ever worry about the potentially damaging chemicals in the products you’re using to clean your house? It’s not pleasant to think about what we might be absorbing into our lungs and skin as we clean. You might even notice your children sneeze or break out in skin rashes around these products, especially if they have sensitive skin. You want to keep a tidy and healthy home while minimising environmental pollutants and keeping your skin and your kids’ health in the best shape possible. With this in mind, we have put together a list of 6 safe and effective natural cleaning products that your Grandma might have used.
Here are out top Natural Cleaning Product Ingredient Picks
Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender essential oil is a great way to freshen up your linens and towels. It also makes a delightful air freshener — a wonderful substitute to commercially prepared air fresheners.
Home Essentials Lavender Oil 25ml
Castor oil is great for moisturising leather goods, to stop them from cracking and assist with waterproofing.
Home Essentials Castor Oil 100ml
1/4 of a teaspoon of clove oil in a litre of water is a great cleaning product. It has mild antiseptic qualities and helps stop mould spores from growing back, as well as assisting in stain removal.
Home Essentials Clove Oil 25ml
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil in your aromatherapy burner can help deodorise your household. A definite must have for any homemade cleaner, tea tree oil is so diverse that once you’ve tried using it you’ll never want to live without it again. A relatively inexpensive essential oil, it is known as the “jack of all trades” oil.
Bosistos Tea Tree Oil 25ml
Home Essentials Tea Tree Oil 25ml
Olive oil is a very versatile natural cleaning product. Among other things, you can use it to:
- Lubricate kitchen equipment
- Prevent jars from rusting
- Clean cast iron pans
- Get paint off your hands
- Repair scratches on leather furniture
- Protect rattan and wicker furniture
- Shine stainless steel
- Polish wood furniture
Home Essentials Olive Oil 200ml
Eucalyptus oil is a very versatile natural home cleaning ingredient. Some of its common uses are:
- Helps remove labels and sticky marks from bottles and glass windows
- Removes wax from carpets and fabrics
- Helps remove oil stains from clothing
- Helps deter insects from landing on household surfaces
Bosistos Eucalyptus Oil 50ml
Home Essentials Eucalyptus Oil 50ml
What natural cleaning products do you enjoy using? We would love to hear your ideas in the comments box below.
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