DIY Multi Purpose Cleaner

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When I became I mom, I started doing a lot of research about how to clean my house without chemicals. I was really worried about what was in the common household products and I started searching for natural ways to clean. What I found was that there were natural ingredients that I could use to make a DIY Multi Purpose Cleaner using essential oils!

Angela of Grassfed Mama shares healthy tips for busy moms.
Angela of Grassfed Mama shares healthy tips for busy moms.

What is an essential oil?

An essential oil is a natural oil typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which it is extracted.

Lemon Essential Oil

What makes Lemon Essential Oil so great for cleaning?

Essential oils are one of my favorite all natural cleansers. They safe and natural to use (especially great when you have little fingers touching everything!), plus they are effective at killing surface bacteria! They also give a natural fragrance that can improve the quality of air in your home and boost your mood! – which is way better than smelling chemicals

One of my favorite essential oils to use for cleaning is lemon essential oil. Not only does it have a fresh, clean scent, but it is also antiseptic, antifungal, and antiviral (That’s a very powerful punch!) Lemon is an air disinfectant and is invigorating and energizing – it always makes me just feel happy!



What are some ways to use Lemon Essential Oil?

Here is my favorite (and super easy) DIY Multi Purpose Cleaner:

  1. Fill spray bottle with 20 oz of water.
  2. Add 12 drops of Lemon Essential Oil.
  3. Add 4 Tbsp of white vinegar.
  4. Shake well.
    DIY Multi Purpose Cleaner

With just water, Lemon Essential Oil, and white vinegar, you are ready to clean your whole house naturally!

Essential oils not only are a natural way to clean your house, they also can help you clean and save money! (win-win!!) One bottle of Lemon Essential Oil can be used in so many ways. Since most of the recipes only use a few drops, it will last you for many months.

Three other ways to use Lemon Essential Oil

This summer we were fighting bugs like crazy, and this simple DIY Insect Repellent was a great way to keep the bugs at bay without spraying chemicals all over the kids.


Reply to @skyepie0316 Let’s make a DIY Natural Mosquito Repellant with essential oils 😍💕 #FeelingGood #healthymama #healthylifestyle #ketomama

♬ HOT & SPICY SALSA – Jaycee Mante
DIY Insect Repellent

A simple trick that I know you will want to know is that you can take off stickers naturally with Lemon Essential Oil

Remove Stickers Naturally with Essential Oils

This homemade Lemon Sugar Scrub will be a great gift for a friend or just a nice thing to make for yourself too : )

Lemon Scrub

What are your favorite uses for Lemon Essential Oil?

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