GREEN

CLEANING

our homes should be a safe place  - right? well, with toxic cleaning chemicals in our cupboards, countertops and permeating our indoor air, it can be extremely harmful to our family's health & effecting us in many negative ways.

 

this all ends now! with the resources on this page, you'll be on your way to a fully non-toxic (and sparkly clean)  home that will benefit your family's health & might actually make you enjoy cleaning - yep. i said it! 

green cleaning is a simple + effective transition to make if you're looking to upgrade the health, happiness + safety in your home.

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NATIVE LIFE

ALL PURPOSE CLEANER

​In 16oz Amber Glass Spray Bottle:

  • 1/2 cup White Vinegar

  • 20 drops of Lemon Oil

  • 25 drops of Lemongrass OR Purify Blend (or split the diff)

  • 2 tbsp OnGuard Cleaner Concentrate (this bottle will last you a long time!)

  • Fill the rest with filtered water

For use on everything from glass to stainless steel to countertops to cutting boards to bathrooms. Avoid hardwood floors or marble countertops.

There are many variations of this recipe but this is my favorite!

HOL-FIT

LAUNDRY DETERGENT

In a large container:

  • 1 cup liquid castille soap (unscented)

  • 1 cup baking soda 

  • 1/3 cup coarse salt

  • 7Q hot water

  • 20-30 drops doTERRA oils of choice - she suggests Onguard + Citrus Bliss (I would go for straight Lavender!)

Whisk together in a large bucket + portion out into jars. Close lid tightly and shake well before use.

NATIVE LIFE

FLOOR MOP SOLUTION

​In a bucket:

  • 1 gallon warm water

  • 2 tbsp castille soap (unscented)

  • 10 drops Wild Orange Oil

  • 10 drops Arborvitae Oil for wood floors OR 10 drops Peppermint for tile floors

Fall in love with cleaning your floors! Use with standard mop, Shark or any electric type floor cleaner that requires a solution. Can be used on hardwood or tile floors. 

NATIVE LIFE

MATRESS + CARPET REFRESH

​In a Large Mason Jar:

  • 1 cup baking soda 

  • 20 drops of Lavender Oil

  • 10 drops Melaleuca Oil 

  • 5 drops Eucalyptus Oil or Peppermint Oil

For a weekly / monthly  refresh combine ingredients and sprinkle onto carpet or bare mattress. Wait 30 minutes and then vacuum up (use hose for mattress)

GEAR UP!

get all the tools you'll need to go all-out green in your home.

ps. skipping this step will be a major road block in your green cleaning journey ...

my advice is to take the dive + fill up your amazon cart and go!

all of these supplies will last + will enable you to put your oils to work towards a happier healthier home.

GREEN CLEANING SHOP

WITCH HAZEL

WHITE VINEGAR

BAKING SODA

CASTILLE SOAP

COARSE SALT

WOOL DRYER BALLS

RUBBING ALCOHOL

UNSCENTED

EPSOM SALT

FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL

JARS FOR EPSOM SALTS

LIQUID LAUNDRY SOAP DISPENSER

SCOOPS FOR JARS

CUTE WOODEN SCOOP

8OZ GLASS SPRAY BOTTLES (GOOD FOR MINI CLEANERS, LINEN SPRAY, ETC)

CUTE FOAMING HAND SOAP CONTAINERS

FOAMING PUMPS (ADD TO A BASIC MASON JAR)

16OZ SPRAY BOTTLES

(PERFECT FOR ALL PURPOSE CLEANERS)

CONTINUOUS SPRAYER (GOOD FOR ROOM SPRAY)

CUTE STORAGE JARS (FOR SINK SCRUB OR LAUNDRY RECIPES)

MORE CUTE

STORAGE JARS

2OZ MIST SPRAY BOTTLES (GOOD FOR DRYER BALL SPRAY OR LINEN SPRAY)

LABEL MAKER

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ONGUARD CLEANER CONCENTRATE

Wholesale: $14.50

Best all purpose cleaner for DIY creations! Anti-septic, anti-viral & antibacterial. This bottle will last you months as a little goes a long way! It's great for everything from doing dishes to making all purpose cleaners to cleaning bathrooms - it'll get tough jobs done!

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ONGUARD

Wholesale: $34.00

 This is a cleaning powerhouse. With anti-septic, anti-viral + anti-bacterial properties, it will protect your family against all threats in the safest way. Also great to diffuse while cleaning when threats are high.

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PURIFY BLEND

Wholesale: $20.00

Purify does what it says - it purifies the air, unpleasant odors, and any surface it comes in contact with. I love adding this blend to laundry detergent + wool dryer balls, to all purpose cleaners and just plain diffusing it. The scent is the definition of CLEAN. 

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LEMON

Wholesale: $11.00

Lemon has anti-viral + anti-bacterial properties great for cleansing the body as well as your countertops. Also, great for fighting grease and sticky substances or removing permanent marker. 

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MELALEUCA

Wholesale: $21.00

Awesomely herbaceous surface cleaner with a beautiful refreshing scent. Also called tea tree, this oil is a powerful anti-microbial so add it to any DIY cleaner for added germ killing properties! 

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LEMONGRASS

Wholesale: $10.00

One of my favorite "clean" smelling aromas. Lemongrass oil is a natural antimicrobial - able to kills germs on contact - making it one of my go-to for DIY all-purpose cleaning. It's also great to diffuse when threats of airborne virus or bacteria is high.

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ONGUARD 

HAND SOAP

Wholesale: $22.50 (w/ 2 dispensers)

This hand soap protects you from environmental threats by killing the bad bacteria + keeping the good bacteria, where as commercial anti-bacterial soaps will simply wipe out all bacteria leaving you no good fighters. This soap also doubles as a produce cleaner! Add a pump or two to a sink full of water + a few drops lemon oil - soak 10 and rinse!

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ARBORVITAE

Wholesale: $22.00

A great natural wood cleaner. Add this to your next wood cleaner or polish (for wood furniture and hardwood floors) it will help preserve the wood and shine it up real nice. It also has a sweet woody aroma you will love.

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PEPPERMINT

Wholesale: $22.00

One of the most energizing aromas of all oils. Peppermint is beautiful to add to any all purpose cleaner when you need to uplift yourself while cleaning (who doesn't? It also has antibacterial properties so win-win!

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LAVENDER

Wholesale: $23.00

Ahhh lavender - nothing better than fresh bed linens that were just dried with lavender covered wool dryer balls! It's also got antibacterial and deodorizing properties. Mix 8-10 drops with 1/2 cup of baking soda then sprinkle all over carpet, wait a few minutes and vacuum up for a peaceful, clean home.

 

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WILD ORANGE

Wholesale: $10.00

Citrus oils are notorious for being great surface cleaners and awesome at removing grit and grime. Wild orange is a favorite for many reasons - but let's be honest, the most important is the mood benefit - it is actual happiness in a bottle!

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EUCALYPTUS

Wholesale: $17.00

Perfect for a quick bathroom refresh, add eucalyptus to a glass spray bottle with ½ cup rubbing alcohol and fill the rest with water. Try adding it to baking soda to deep clean your mattress and carpets - just sprinkle on & vacuum up. It also works well in any room spray.

ONCE YOU START, YOU CAN'T STOP

check out these videos to inspire you to clean up your act in each room of your home! 

KITCHEN

LAUNDRY ROOM

LIVING ROOM

BATHROOM

BEDROOM

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