Very Top Menu

Archive | DIY Home

Non-Toxic Natural Cleaners

Non-Toxic Natural Cleaners

Cleaning your house shouldn’t compromise your or your family’s health. Take care of the environment – including the environment in your home – by using nontoxic, natural cleaners. Here are some down-to-earth suggestions for cleaning your home naturally with basic household ingredients, for a clean, safe home that doesn’t expose your family and guests to […]

Continue Reading
green-cleaning-240x300

Clean and Green Part I

Use the ingredients listed below when making your own alternative cleaners, most are inexpensive and you probably already have many of them in your kitchen cupboards. All can be found at your local supermarket, natural food store or drugstore. Used individually or combined, these cleaners are safe, effective and cost-efficient. BAKING SODA (sodium bicarbonate): An […]

Continue Reading
green-cleaning-supplies-199x300

Clean and Green Part II

Read Clean and Green Part I Garbage Disposal: To eliminate garbage disposal odors and clean and sharpen blades, grind ice and used lemon and/or orange rinds until pulverized. Kitchen Safety: Fire 1) Emergency fire extinguisher: if a greasy pan catches on fire, turn the heat off and try to cover the pan. Sprinkle powdered baking […]

Continue Reading

Essential Oils and Insects

Many essential oils exist that have uses as pesticides such as citrus oils, mint oil, pine oil, capsicum (pepper) extracts, tree oils and vegetable oils. The essential oil of Bergamot, Anise, Sage, Tea tree, Geranium, Mint, and Thyme, Hyssop, Rosemary, Thyme, and White Clover can be used to control certain pests on plants. They have […]

Continue Reading
essential-oils-clean-disinfect-199x300

Using Essential Oils to Clean and Disinfect

With the desire to keep our homes clean and safe for our families, along with wanting to protect the environment, more people are turning to essential oils to accomplish both tasks. But what exactly are essential oils, and how can they be used to clean and disinfect our homes? Essential oils are concentrated liquids that […]

Continue Reading
NaturalDrainCleaner

Natural Drain Cleaner

* 1 cup baking soda * 1 cup salt (sea salt is best to use, but not necessary) * 1/4 cup cream of tarter * 1 cup white vinegar Place all dry ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake vigorously until well mixed. To use, pour about 1 cup of the mixture […]

Continue Reading

© 2005-2016 Natural Holistic Health Blog. All Rights Reserved.