According to the EPA, this spray mixture is an effective way to kill MRSA. No need to rinse.
In a four ounce spray bottle mix:
- 3 ounces isopropyl alcohol
- 1 ounce Witch Hazel (to tone down the isopropyl a bit for all skin types)
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract or two or three drops of essential oil.
Lavender Antibacterial Spray Recipes
You don't have to invest in a lot of chemical-based cleaners to kill germs.
You can make your own disinfectant spray at home. Lavender has antiseptic properties, and it smells fresh and clean.
Ingredients for Lavender Antibacterial Spray:
- -3 cups water
- -1/4 cup white vinegar
- -2 teaspoons vegetable-based liquid soap (or biodegradable dish soap)
- -10 to 20 drops lavender essential oil
- -10 drops grapefruit seed extract or tea tree oil
Put all the ingredients into a 1-quart spray bottle, shake well, and use on countertops, tables, and even glass.
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Here is another recipe for lavender antibacterial spray that does not have any vinegar:
- -1 cup water
- -1/2 cup rubbing alcohol
- -15-20 drops of lavender essential oil
Put all of these ingredients into a spray bottle, shake, and spray on any hard surface that needs cleaning.