How to make Natural Cleaning Products RECIPES
Make your own natural cleaning products. Reduce plastic and save money. For example 500ml Concentrate = 10 x 500ml multi sprays at approximately $2.30 per bottle.
Multi Purpose Cleaning Spray
Using a 500ml spray bottle, add 50ml Concentrate and 400ml water. Shake to combine. Use on bench tops, white goods, and stainless steel.
Heavy Duty Cleaning Spray – for bathroom, toilet, and messy stove tops.
Using a 500ml spray bottle, add 200ml Concentrate and 300ml water. Shake to combine.
Heavy Duty Cream Cleanser - for the toughest of jobs
In a large jug, add 1/2 cup Bicarb-Soda, 2 Tablespoon of Concentrate, 4 Tablespoon water. Mix well. Pour into squeeze bottle or glass jar. Shake before use.
Abrasive but gentle on surfaces, will not scratch. Great on all porcelain surfaces, toilet, oven and removes soap scum on shower
In a small bucket, add 1/4 cup of Concentrate to 3 litres of warm water.
Dish Washing Liquid
Hand washing - use undiluted. Fill sink and add a small amount.
Dishwasher - add 1/2 Tablespoon to the dispenser.
In a large bowl, add 500ml of Concentrate, 2 Tbsp Soda Ash (aka Sodium Carbonate / Washing Soda), and 1-2 tsp essential oil (eg Lavender or Eucalyptus). Whisk to form a yogurt like consistency. Do not over mix as the mixture will separate.
Front loader – 1/2 Tablespoon.
Top loader – 1 Tablespoon.
Hand washing wool and delicates – 1/4 cup Concentrate to 5 litres water.
Stain remover – Rub Concentrate into stain. Wait 5 mins before washing.
In a small bowl add 1 cup water, 2 Tablespoon vinegar, 1/4 tsp Concentrate. Mix well. Pour mix into 500ml spray bottle. Great for glass and mirrors.
Hand & Body Wash
Mild and gentle enough to use as hand soap or all over body wash. Can be diluted 50/50 but best results use undiluted.
Fruit & Veggie Wash
Add 1Tablespoon Concentrate to a bowl of water. Add produce. Wipe or scrub. Rinse well.
Refill your bottles at The Ekologi Store, 59A Erskineville Road, Erskineville, Sydney www.ekologistore.com