The Naturally Clean Home: 100 Safe and Easy Herbal Formulas for Non-Toxic Cleansers

by Karyn Siegel-Maier (Author)

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Product Description
Readers will learn how to use the antiseptic and antiviral properties of herbs
and essential oils in safer, more economical alternatives to commercial cleaning
products. Recipes include laundry and dishwashing detergent; bathroom cleaners;
wood, glass, and metal cleaners; air and carpet fresheners; car and pet care
products; and insect repellents.

From the Back Cover
Save money...Save your health...Save the planet...With natural cleaning power!
Did you know that the air in your home might have chemical contamination levels
70 times greater than outdoor air? And the culprits are lurking right under your
kitchen sink. It's time to clean up your act!

Learn how easy it is to make your own safe, nontoxic, effective alternatives to
commercial cleaning products by combining the antibacterial and antiseptic
properties of herbs and essential oils with other natural ingredients such as
baking soda, vinegar, borax, and lemon juice. The Naturally Clean Home includes
tips and formulas for freshening every room in the house:

--Wash the dishes with eucalyptus
--Restore the rug with rosemary
--Soften fabrics with lemon
--Clean the oven with orange
--Scrub the sink with lavender
--Polish wood with raspberry leaves
--Flush the toilet clean with tea tree oil
--Wax the car with beeswax

Product Details

Paperback: 169 pages
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC (December 1, 1999)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 158017194X


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