Natural cleaning products that actually work are hard to come by. Now you can use this simple, fun, and effective cleaning spray recipe to clean your home naturally!
Introducing… Simply Earth’s DIY cleaning spray recipe with essential oils! Too often, DIY cleaning sprays don’t seem to work the same as their toxic counterparts. These commercial cleaning sprays may clean well, they may actually be causing more harm than good.
Our Simply Earth aromatherapists have formulated a multipurpose cleaning spray that works great without using harmful ingredients. This recipe is infused with essential oils that fight bacteria and leave a fresh aroma.
What I Love About This Multipurpose Cleaning Spray
I love how subtle the aroma of this cleaning spray is. It smells fresh and clean unlike its commercial counterparts that are usually strongly-scented and make me nauseous. I’m so glad that I no longer have to worry about that cleaning products I use around my home.
What’s in This DIY Cleaning Spray
We recommend storing this recipe in a glass or a PET plastic spray bottle. Regular plastic spray bottles can be broken down by essential oils.
To prolong the shelf life of this product, it is best to use distilled water rather than tap water.
Digest Essential Oil Blend
All the essential oils in Digest Essential Oil Blend (Anise Star, Bergamot, German Chamomile, and Sweet Orange Essential Oils) work together in managing various digestive issues. This blend makes the cleaning spray a great product to use if somebody in the house isn’t feeling well.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus Essential Oil (Globulus) has some antimicrobial effects against bacteria as shown in a study1 making it a great addition for natural cleaning recipes. Additionally, its immune-stimulatory properties1, help to boost the immune system.
Fir Needle Essential Oil
Fir Needle Essential Oil can kill odor-causing bacteria according to a study.2 It leaves a fresh pine scent behind making it a great addition to cleaning recipes like this multipurpose cleaning spray. .
Simply Earth’s natural cleaning tablet is an easy and effective cleaning ingredient. It compliments the power of essential oils for a total natural cleaning boost!
Things to Remember When Using This Recipe
Always dilute an essential oil when using it on the skin. This essential oil recipe is unlikely to cause skin irritation when diluted properly. If the oil has been oxidized (left with the cap off for long periods of time) it is more likely to cause skin irritation. Check out this dilution chart for diluting this essential oil properly.
This recipe is not generally safe to use if you are pregnant. Consult your doctor prior to use.
This essential oil recipe is safe to use with kids aged 10+.
Cats may find the oils in this recipe irritating. However, we do not expect your cat to be disturbed if you use this recipe as directed. Just be mindful of your pet’s behavior. For more information on using essential oils with cats, check out this blog post.
Dogs may find the oils in this recipe irritating. However, we do not expect your dog to be disturbed if you use this recipe as directed. Just be mindful of your pet’s behavior. For more information on using essential oils with dogs, check out this blog post.
We don’t recommend ingesting essential oils unless under the direction of a doctor certified in aromatherapy. For more information on why we don’t ingest essential oils check out this blog post.
*Please note: This post is a compilation of suggestions made by those that have extensively used essential oils and has not been verified scientifically with clinical tests nor reviewed by medical experts. It is anecdotal information and should be treated as such. For serious medical concerns, please consult your doctor. The statements given in this blog post have not been verified by the FDA
Multipurpose Cleaning Spray Recipe
All-Natural DIY Cleaning Spray with Essential Oils
16 oz Spray Bottle
~16 oz Distilled Water
13 drops Digest Essential Oil Blend
20 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
7 drops Fir Needle Essential Oil
1 Simply Earth Cleaning Tablet†
- Add tablet and essential oils to a 16 oz spray bottle.
- Add distilled water and shake to mix. Allow the tablet to fizz away.
- To use, spray on surfaces and wipe away. Some separation between the essential oils and the mixture may occur. If this happens, shake before spraying.
- †You may replace a cleaning tablet with 3 Tbsp castile soap.
A Cleaning Spray That Cleans and Heals
Leave no space unclean! Keeping a clean and sanitized home is especially important when a family member is sick and their immune system is compromised. Try this multipurpose essential oil cleaning spray for guaranteed deep cleaning at home. Let us know what you think! We’d love to hear about it on social media with @fromsimplyearth and in the comments below!
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- Sadlon AE, Lamson DW. Immune-modifying and antimicrobial effects of Eucalyptus oil and simple inhalation devices. 2010 Apr
- Pichette A, Larouche PL, Lebrun M, Legault J. Composition and antibacterial activity of Abies balsamea essential oil. 2006 May
- Yang SA, Jeon SK, Lee EJ, et al. Radical Scavenging Activity of the Essential Oil of Silver Fir (Abies alba). 2009 May