10 Best Natural Spring Cleaning Products (Bonus DIY Recipe)
It’s that time of year again. A new season has arrived, and people are focusing on Spring as a time to get out the cleaning supplies and start fresh after winter hibernation. Unfortunately, using conventional cleaners can actually defeat the purpose of cleaning your home as you cover it with the toxins and chemicals hidden in these products. Responsible for thousands of poisonings each year, causing skin reactions and even linking to cancers and respiratory issues, generic cleaning supplies can be a hazard to your health, your family and the environment. So this Spring, ditch the toxic chemicals with us and leave your home looking and feeling sparkling clean with the best natural cleaning cleaning products, and a simple DIY Natural All-Purpose Cleaner recipe!
10 Natural Cleaning Products
Tea tree oil is well known for its medicinal, antibacterial and antifungal properties, making it very useful in the household. Experience the clean, spicy-medicinal aroma of the Aura Cacia Tea Tree Oil, the plant-based alternative to harsh chemical-based purifiers that will protect your body and purify your environment. Place a few drops in an oil diffuser to naturally deodorize and disinfect air, or make your own antibacterial spray using tea tree and eucalyptus oils, witch hazel and water.
Castile soap is made from 100% plant oils and is good for just about any cleaning task! An 18-in-1 cleaner, the Dr. Bronner’s Organic Citrus Orange Oil Castile Soap offers an invigorating, fresh scent from organic orange, lemon and lime made that is vegan, cruelty-free, non-gmo and fair trade. Use it in everything from face and body to dishes, laundry and mopping, and you can be worry free about harming your health, your skin or the planet. Keep reading to find out how we used this product in a DIY Natural All-Purpose Cleaner!
This All Clean Natural Air Freshener will brighten any room in your home with its refreshing mint scent that will eliminate unwanted stenches from the laundry room, gym bags, pets or the bathroom. It’s made with 100% natural and biodegradable ingredients like purified water, castor oil and peppermint oil, offering a product that is sae for you and your family. Never tested on animals, this product is also safe for your furry friends.
If you’re looking for a bright lemony scent to freshen your home, this product is for you! This Homeocan Essencia Mist Air Freshener is made with essential oils of lemongrass and bergamot to create a non-irritating air freshener that you can use in your home, office, vehicle, or any other place you want to freshen up!
Your infants are extremely sensitive to the chemicals that can be found in conventional cleaning products, which is why its especially important to choose products that use only the safest and purest ingredients, like the Attitude Natural Air Purifier for Little Ones. This product is made from plant and mineral-based ingredients, and uses activated carbon from charcoal (nature’s filter), for a worry-free way to clean air of stubborn odours for up to six weeks! It also allows for easy control of intensity with its adjustable vents.
At Vitarock, we love a good essential oil diffuser to easily distribute pure essential oils in the air to act as aromatherapy and a natural air freshener while offering antibacterial and antifungal properties to purify the air. The Aerium Pro essential oil therapeutic diffuser from Divine Essence uses cold vaporization of essential oils to disperse extremely fine particles of essential oils directly into the air and avoids heating and altering the oil. Providing a cleaner and fresher atmosphere for several hours, this is an excellent option to effectively fight against airborne bacteria, mildew, cooking odours, pet smells and more!
Grapefruit is an uplifting citrus scent enjoyed by adults and children alike. This pure Grapefruit Essential Oil from Aura Cacia is obtained by cold expression of the fresh peels of the fruit, providing a sweet and slightly bitter undertone to create a balancing, refreshing scent that is great in diffusers or natural cleaners. Check out how we use it in our easy DIY Natural All Purpose Cleaner below!
This bottle of Aura Cacia Mist Bottle is perfect for making your own DIY sprays or mists! Made from 100% recycled aluminum, it supports ecological sustainability and makes it easy to blend your favourite essential oils all in one small bottle that you can enjoy in your home or on the go to enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy in your everyday life.
Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be a challenge for those with skin sensitivities. The Nature Clean Unscented Laundry Liquid Detergent gets your clothes clean using only naturally derived, powerful ingredients for the safety of our lungs, skin and overall wellbeing. It’s fragrance free and hypoallergenic so that even those with sensitive skin can enjoy it. It’s even safe enough for infants!
Clean your dishes without harming your health, your skin of the environment with Green Cricket Dishwashing Detergent. Green Cricket products are made without ingredients that are known health risks, so they never contain phosphates, parabens, or artificial colours. The products are also biodegradable, vegan, gluten-free and cruelty-free, and offer a safe and natural solution for the whole family.
DIY Natural All-Purpose Cleaner
¼ C castile soap
15 drops citrus essential oil (lavender or peppermint work too!)
2 C distilled water
1 spray bottle
Add all ingredients to spray bottle
Gently shake the bottle to mix ingredients together
Gently shake the bottle before using to clean surfaces, and use with a damp cloth