Ditch the rubber gloves, cleaning your house doesn't mean using toxic chemicals. This quick little DIY cleaner comes together in seconds with ingredients probably already around your house (woo!). It uses the cleaning power of white vinegar, melaleuca oil, and lemon oil.
White Vinegar is a good disinfectant, effective against harmful bacteria like e. coli, salmonella, and staphylococcus, due to being made up of acetic acid. Due to it's acidic property, acetic acid great at dissolving soap scum, hard water brine, and glue left behind by stickers.
Melaleuca oil, better know as tea tree oil, is a powerful essential oil with antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-fungal and antiseptic properties. Nothing like a little natural power to help kill bacteria, fungi, and viruses!
Lemon oil is a great air disinfectant (and helps cut that vinegary smell that's not everyone's favorite) but also has antiseptic, anti-fungal, and antiviral properties.
DIY All Purpose Cleaning Spray
4oz Distilled White Vinegar
15 Drops Melaleuca Oil
15 Drops Lemon Oil
Mix together in your favorite glass spray bottle. Shake before each use.
Note: Citrus oils can deteriorate plastic containers and should always be stored in glass.