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.
READY TO DIVE IN DEEP?
Check out the Native Life Healthy
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!
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.
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.
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)
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
WOOL DRYER BALLS
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)
2OZ MIST SPRAY BOTTLES (GOOD FOR DRYER BALL SPRAY OR LINEN SPRAY)
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ONGUARD CLEANER CONCENTRATE
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!
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!
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.
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!
HEALTHY HOME TOUR