CleanersAll Purpose Household Cleaner Recipes

All Purpose Household Cleaner Recipes


Here are some variations of recipes on making All Purpose Household Cleaner.

Recipe 1 : One tablespoon baking soda, half a teaspoon Dawn dish soap, one tablespoon fresh lemon juice ( or lemon essential oil ) and two tablespoons vinegar. Combine and let settle. Add to a spray bottle and fill the rest of the way with water.

Recipe 2 – One cup hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup lemon juice and 1 1/2 cup of water water.
Combine in a spray bottle and use.

Recipe 3 – One cup water , two teaspoons Castile soap twelve drops essential oil from the list below. Combine and add to a spray bottle. Shake before each use.

Recipe 4 – 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup vinegar, 15 drops tea tree oil and eight drops lemongrass essential oil
Combine and add to a spray bottle. Shake before each use.

  • Baking Soda – cleans, deodorizes, scours
  • Dawn Dish Soap – cuts grease
  • White Vinegar – cuts grease, removes mildew, odors, anti bacterial 

List of Essential Oils that help kill bacteria and can be added to above recipes to give it extra strength.

Lemon –

Pine –

Clove –

Thyme –

Lavender –

Eucalyptus –


Grapefruit –

Cinnamon –

Tea Tree

Peppermint –

Rosemary –

Oregano –

Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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