Effective Natural Cleaners

Try these effective and all natural cleaners for a more natural way to clean the home.


| April/May 2004



Natural Cleaners

The alkaline minerals in club soda work wonders against dirt.


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Be a Cleaning Machine

Try these effective and all natural cleaners for a more natural way to clean the home.

Soap for Sparkling Dishes 

This cleaner works well except in hard water, where it can cause soap scum.

1 ounce liquid castile soap
2 cups water
1 teaspoon vegetable glycerin
5 to 10 drops lavender essential oil (optional, but lavender is antibacterial) 

Combine the soap and water in a jar. Add the glycerin and lavender (if using). Stir to blend. Pour some on a sponge, or add a few teaspoons to a sink full of warm water.





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