When you need a bleach alternative that works, you will be glad to have this Homemade Bleach Recipe!
I have pretty much eliminated many toxic cleaning products in my home over the years as much as possible.
I grew up thinking that the smell of bleach was the smell of clean. Well, that and Pine-Sol 😉
I’ve slowly been removing the toxins from my home and my body the last few years, and that means changing the way I think about things such as what really constitutes being clean?
Last year I bought this all-natural cleaner and it has worked wonderfully for cleaning around the house. I have been able to replace all of my cleaners with this one cleaner.
In fact, the only time I use bleach at all anymore is when I wash our whites.
Check out this list of reasons to avoid Bleach:
- Respiratory issues
- Skin burns
- Damage to the nervous system
- Exacerbates Asthma
- Accidents that cause the skin to come into direct contact with bleach or people ingesting it (as many as 700 adults per year)
- Linked to cancer
The real hazard of bleach is that it can’t be mixed with ammonia, vinegar or other acids, and even organic matter (and what would you normally clean up with bleach? Organic matter, of course.). Each of these compounds causes a reaction with bleach that emits toxic, potentially carcinogenic fumes.
Recently, I began looking for safe alternatives to the toxic and harsh bleach that I have been using simply because I was unaware that there was any other way. It’s so strange to me how many things we do just because we never question why we do them. Using bleach to wash our whites was one of those things that I did because I never thought about why I did it.
Once I found out about this recipe that I am going to share with you, I threw out the last of my bleach!
It is SO easy to make and very inexpensive as well.
Homemade All-Natural Non-Toxic Bleach Alternative
I told you it was super simple to make!
Use 1 cup of Homemade All Natural Non-Toxic Bleach in the wash cycle to whiten your clothes.
You can also add this to a spray bottle and use it anywhere you need to do some disinfecting.
NOTE: I recently heard that you can use Thieves Essential Oil in place of the lemon oil, so I may try that the next time I need to make up a batch.
Thieves is pretty amazing stuff!!
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