Inside: Want a natural disinfectant spray? Check out a homemade lysol to keep your home free of germs. The DIY disinfectant spray is easy to make and smells good too!
If you have been a reader for long you know that I love using essential oils for cleaning around the house.
I have found that I can make my own cleaners usually cheaper than what they are in the store and they clean better too. Last year, I discovered this homemade lysol at an essential oils party a friend had.
We made some different beauty and cleaning products to use around the house. Although I haven't remade any of the beauty products since the party I have kept making the DIY disinfectant spray.
Not only does it smell great but it cleans and kills germs just like lysol does.
If you want to make homemade lysol wipes you can see the recipe I use here.
If you want to ditch the lysol and use a more natural disinfectant spray check out this homemade lysol.
How To Make Homemade Lysol Disinfectant Spray
For the essential oils, I am not brand picky, but I do love Fabulous Frannie essential oils.
I have noticed that they are just as good as the more expensive brands but cost much less. You can head over here to grab one of their gift sets or just buy one bottle. They are usually less than $5 a bottle.
What Kind Of Alcohol To Buy?
Recently with the new virus going around it has been hard to find lysol and the wipes.
With the regular cold and flu I recommend using at least 70% rubbing alcohol.
However with the new virus I would buy a higher amount if you can. I have bought this 99% alcohol on Amazon.
Mixing Up The Homemade Disinfecting Spray
To start, add 1 and 1/2 cups of rubbing alcohol to the spray bottle. Then, add in 3/4 cup of water.
Finally, add in 15 drops of lemon essential oil followed by 15 drops of lavender essential oil. Screw on the spray bottle top and give a good shake. That's all you need to make the homemade lysol.
Using Homemade Lysol Around The House
You can use it around the house on things like doorknobs, light switches, and other hard surfaces to kill off germs and prevent illness.
You can see a list below of things to use it on.
- Bathroom sink
- Kitchen Counters
- Door Handles
- Light Switches
- Remote Controls
- Reuseable Shopping Bags
It works great in the wintertime to keep your home free from the flu bug. I love the fact that it disinfects and smells great.
The alcohol will kill off any germs and so does the lemon and lavender essential oils. Together the three ingredients will kill off viruses and germs. Keep your home clean and naturally disinfected with this amazing DIY disinfectant spray.
Want some other great cleaning tips? Check out how to make a homemade all-purpose spray. It works great in the kitchen and bath.
1 and 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol
3/4 cup water
15 drops lavender essential oil
15 drops lemon essential oil
Add 1 and 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol to the spray bottle. Then, add in 3/4 cup of water. Finally, add in 15 drops of lemon essential oil followed by 15 drops of lavender essential oil. Screw on the spray bottle top and give a good shake. Great to use on hard surfaces to kill off germs. Shake before each use.
Cleaning with Essential Oils Guide
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