Go Green with Homemade Non-Toxic Dish Soap
|DIY Liquid Dish Soap|
This green alternative to commercial dish soap recipe smells great and works like a charm.
½ cup of liquid castile soap
1/8 cup water
4 drops of your favorite essential oil
1 tsp. of vinegar
Pour all ingredients into an old dish soap bottle. Shake well to mix. It does take a little more than commercial dish soap, but gets the job done and keeps harsh chemicals off your dishes!
Increase the cleaning power of your Soap
Antibacterial essential oils can be used in this dish soap recipe to naturally increase the cleaning power. Oils such as lemon, eucalyptus, sweet orange, geranium, or lavender have antibacterial properties. Using a citrus oil will also help with cutting grease. Try eucalyptus lemon dish soap, with about 10 drops of lemon and 6 drops of eucalyptus essential oil. The aromatherapy makes the chore of washing dishes a little more enjoyable.
Some Suggested Products
Vedi Unscented Liquid Castile Soap
Amway Dish Drop
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