Chemical Free Cleaning
Scouring Cleaners Use these sanitising and antibacterial formulas in your bathroom and stay healthy. You can make up large batches ahead of time and store in plastic or glass containers.
Herbal Scouring Formula for sinks 1 cup baking soda1/4 cup dried sage leaves, ground1/4 cup rosemary leaves, crushed1 teaspoon cream of tartar Combine all ingredients in a plastic container. Shake well before using. Sprinkle into the sink, scour and rinse. Disinfectant Formula for tough stains in sinks and tubs 1 cup baking soda2 teaspoons cream of tartar1/8 cup borax1/4 cup grated lemon, orange or grapefruit peel
Tub and Tile Formula soft scouring paste with lavender 3/4 cup baking soda1/4 cup liquid Castile soap 5 drops lavender essential oil water as needed to make a paste Combine all ingredients in a plastic container. Shake well before using. Sprinkle onto sink, scour, then rinse well. Apply paste to area and scrub, and rinse well to remove all residue. These formulas are good for your hands, as opposed to the chemically-rich commercial formulas. Tub and Tile Formula regular 1 cup baking soda1/4 cup liquid Castile soap 2 vitamin C tablets - crushed 5-7 drops tea tree essential oil Water as needed to make a paste Combine all ingredients into a plastic container, Shake well before using. Sprinkle onto sink, scour, then rinse well. Apply paste to area and scrub, rinse well, remove all residue. Soap Scum Remover 1 tablespoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt
2 drops essential oil of your choice vinegar Combine all ingredients to soap dish, add just enough vinegar to make a paste, let sit for a bit, scrub and rinse well. Leave some vinegar on surface overnight.