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Save money with baking soda to clean your home
Baking Soda for a Clean Home.
ommercial products contain a host of chemicals
which will be breathed in long after they have been used to clean our homes. They are a source of hormone imbalance, in addition to causing pollution outdoors. But replacing store bought cleaners with natural products keeps homes dust free, and a healthy place to raise our families.
Acid All Purpose Cleaner. ¼ cup lemon juice. 1 teaspoon essential oil. 1 teaspoon liquid soap. 1 cup hot water. 10 drops juniper essential oil Use for more difficult, or hard dirt
laundry detergent. 1 cup Baking Soda,1 cup Borax, 2 bars castile soap, 16 drops tea tree oil. Mix all 1ngredients together
Stain Remover. s ¼ cup Baking Soda, ½ cup dish washing soap, 1 cup peroxide. Mix well Work into stains with an old tooth brush.
1 cup Baking Soda, 1 cup dishwashing soap, 10 drops grapefruit essential oil, 8 drops rosemary essential oil. Blend together. Use an old toothbrush to apply. Rinse for a streak free shine
Silver Polish. ½ cup Baking Soda, 2 cups hot water, ½ cup essential oil Mix together. Let silver soak. Rub clean with a soft cloth
All Purpose Cleaner. 2 1/2 cups hot water, 2 ½ teaspoons Borax, 1 teaspoon essential oil, 1 teaspoon liquid soap. 10 drops peppermint essential Oil, 6 drops Orange essential oil. Mix and put in a spray bottle. Shake well. Use to clean any kind of dirt you find around the home.
Gardening. Add a few teaspoons baking soda to water before watering plants. It keeps them green and healthy.
Baking Soda keeps slugs away from outdoor plants. Just sprinkle around the plants.
It is particularly good for roses. They thrive on added magnesium . A few teaspoons of Baking soda should be sprinkled weekly. Baking Soda should be mixed with soil to condition and prepare it for new plants. This helps the plants grow more quickly.
Cat box deodorizer. Sprinkle. Over dry litter to minimize odor.
Shoe deodorizer. Sprinkle baking soda in shoes and let set until next wearing. Empty soda. Makes shoes odor free with no lingering odors.
Jewelry cleaner. . 3 teaspoons baking soda dissolved in 1 cup water. Rub with a soft cloth to clean and shine jewelry.
Furniture polish. 4 tablespoons olive oil, 4 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons baking soda. Mix well.
Septic system. 1 cup baking soda every week helps activate and maintain good PH levels.
Bathroom cleaning. 1/8 cup Kosher salt, 1 cup baking soda, 1 cup borax. Blend well and apply with a damp sponge
Tub & tile cleaner. 1 cup castile soap, 1 cup water, 4 tablespoons vinegar, 1/3 cup baking soda. Shake mixture into a damp sponge and rub in a circular motion.
Mildew paste. Equal parts of borax and vinegar in a spray bottle. Leave on for an hour. Rinse with cold water.
Shower spray. 1 cup water, 2 tablespoons vinegar, few drops essential oil. Spray down shower walls. Helps keep down soap scum and rust.
Rust & scale. ½ citrus fruit of your choice. Sprinkle with Kosher salt and rub scale deposits with fruit to loosen it. Now wipe with a sponge soaked in water.
Grout cleaner clean off with 50% water and 50%. Vinegar. Make a paste of baking soda and water to scrub grout lines with a soft, old toothbrush.