Let’s just cut right to the chase. Conventional cleaning products are bad for you. They are bad for your kids. They are bad for your pets. They are bad for the environment. They are harsh cleaning agents that often contain harsh, carcinogenic chemicals.

Years ago, when still using these chemically based cleaners, I would often find myself itching my eyes, coughing and head pounding after finishing a day of cleaning the house. There had to be a better way. And, I found it! I decided to tackle the idea of making my own cleaners. And, it was AMAZING!

So, where do you even start with introducing a change? Perhaps you have been thinking about it for a while, but the thought of using natural products or even making your own products sounds very daunting and time consuming.

Allow me to share some options with you that will support you in an easy and reassuring change to safe, natural and non-toxic products.

For those who don’t have a lot of time and energy to devote to making a few simple and easy products, let’s get you started here:

This amazing cleaner contains OnGuard Protective Essential Oil Blend of Wild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, and cleaning3Rosemary essential oil provides natural protection by keeping surrounding areas clean and safe.

Plant-based surfactants help improve the cleaning process as well as contribute to a product that is safe for you, your family, and the environment.
No preservatives added, helping to provide a safe and effective household cleaning product.

This is OnGuard Cleaner Concentrate and it will clean all the things! Here are a few ways you can get started using this simple and easy cleaner in your home.

WAYS TO USE:

  • MULTI-PURPOSE CLEANER: Mix 2 T. of OnGuard Concentrate with 24 oz. of water in a spray bottle.
  • DISHES: 3 T. of OnGuard Concentrate per one gallon of water
  • KITCHENS AND BATHROOMS: Mix 3 T. of OnGuard Concentrate with 24 oz. of water in a spray bottle.
  • TOUGH JOBS: Apply concentrate directly to are and let soak. ***Avoid undiluted concentrate directly on hardwood floors and natural stone.

So, basically, you could clean your entire house with just this fabulous OnGuard Cleaner Concentrate! To learn more about this cleaner, visit this link.

But, what if you are ready to dig a little deeper or you are looking for some tried and true natural cleaning recipes? You might like to try some of these:

  • GENTLE SURFACE CLEANING PASTE – Perfect for toilets, sinks, and showers
    • 2 c. baking sodacleaning class
    • 3/4 c. vinegar
    • 1 T. cleaner concentrate (I like doTERRA OnGuard Cleaner Conentrate or Dr. Bronners Concentrate)
    • 10-15 drops favorite essential oil (I recommended Lemon, Melaleuca, Purify or OnGuard)
    • Mix together in a glass dish and store.
  • GLASS CLEANER – Cleans windows, mirrors and glass showers
    • 1/2 c. water
    • 1/2 c. vinegar
    • 10-20 drops essential oil (I prefer Lemon for this one)
    • Mix in an 8 oz. glass spray bottle. Shake and spray.all_purpose_spray_600x375
  • ALL PURPOSE CLEANER – Great for an easy, fast cleaner for any surface
    • 20 drops essential oil (OnGuard, Lemon, Melalauca or Purify
    • 1 T. Cleaner Concentrate
    • Mix in an 8 oz. glass spray bottle. Shake and spray.
  • FRESH LAUNDRY
    • Add 3-5 drops essential oil to your stinky, smelly wash. (Melaleuca or Purify are great disinfectants)
    • Add 5-7 drops of essential oils to your dryer balls or a washcloth and throw it in with your dryer. (I love Lavender!)

Visit this link for more phenomenal DIY products and inspirational ideas!

hr-hero-essential-oilsDo you have questions or need help talking through some ideas on how to get started in using more natural products? I offer complimentary wellness consults for people who are new to the idea of natural products and doTERRA essential oils. Please email me at moc.gnirehtomevitiutninull@hannah if you would like to schedule your free visit with me. I would love to support you!

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