6 Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make At Home

6 Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make At Home

Making at-home cleaning solutions starts with understanding the natural properties of everyday items like baking soda, white vinegar, lemon, olive oil, soap nuts, castile soap, and essential oils.

Baking soda, for instance, breaks down minerals in grease, absorbs odors, and is a mild abrasive, while vinegar's acidity combats stains and grime.

‍Keep reading for instructions on how to make six natural cleaning products at home.

Kitchen cleaner and deodorizer Ingredients: - 4 T. baking soda - 1 qt. warm water

Heavy-duty scrub Ingredients: - 1/2 lemon - 1/2 c. borax powder

Wood cleaner Ingredients: - 1/2 c. lemon juice (roughly four lemons' worth) - 1/4 c. water - 1/2 tsp. liquid soap or detergent - A few drops of olive oil

Mold remover Ingredients: - 2 c. water - 2 tsp. tea tree oil - 1/4 c. baking soda - 24-ounce spray bottle

Air freshener Ingredients: - 2-3 oranges, lemons, and/or limes, sliced - Handful of fresh herbs (basil, rosemary, or lavender) - 2-4 cinnamon sticks - 1 tsp. whole cloves

Drain cleaner Ingredients: - Baking soda - White vinegar