Natural household cleaners

Natural household cleaners

We are searching data for your request:

Forums and discussions:
Manuals and reference books:
Data from registers:
Wait the end of the search in all databases.
Upon completion, a link will appear to access the found materials.

Natural household cleaners: from floor to glass, here are some really effective recipes to clean the house with natural ingredients that are easily available at home.

Thanks to greater environmental awareness, detergents with low environmental impact are increasingly spreading in Italian homes. Many, in fact, prefer to choose organic products to the detriment of the chemical ones on the market, as they are rich in aggressive agents: the use of natural ingredients is one of the most convenient alternatives, both for the protection of the environment and of our pockets. .

Natural cleaners for the home, recipes

Fortunately, there are several home made solutions that, for a very low cost, can replace the over-the-counter chemicals we usually use to clean the house. In this article, we will suggest some really effective home cleaning recipes. Take note!

Natural detergents to clean floors and surfaces

It is known that dirt and bacteria accumulate on floors and kitchen surfaces: what to do?

We can combine the antibacterial properties of two ingredients such as baking soda and vinegar which, among other things, turn out to be excellent whiteners.

-What we need

  • 120 ml of white wine vinegar
  • 120 ml of hot distilled water
  • 20 grams of baking soda
  • 5 ml of lavender pine essential oil

-How to prepare

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a clean bowl and mix everything until a homogeneous mixture is obtained
  2. Once the natural detergent is ready for use, transfer the product to a spray bottle.

It can be used on washable surfaces; just spray a little product and rub with a cloth, sponge or brush.

Natural detergent for cleaning bathroom and shower tiles

On the bathroom and shower tiles, mold and dirt always accumulate; it is a humid area which facilitates its proliferation. To clean and disinfect the tiles effectively without the use of chemicals, just dilute a little sodium bicarbonate in hydrogen peroxide. Try it for yourself!

-What we need

  • 60 ml of hydrogen peroxide
  • 120 grams of baking soda
  • 10 grams of liquid soap, preferably homemade

-How to prepare

  1. Pour the baking soda into a bowl together with the hydrogen peroxide then add the liquid soap
  2. Mix everything until you get a homogeneous mixture, then pour the product into a bottle to be recycled
  3. Spray the product directly on the tiles and rub the surfaces with the help of a sponge, then rinse with warm water

In the case of stubborn dirt, it is preferable to apply the product and let it act for about 10 minutes.

Natural cleaner for cleaning windows

An effective and cost-free way to clean windows is to simply wipe with a wet cloth and dry with newspaper. In this way we should not resort to classic over the counter products and above all it will have zero costs. If the glass is too dirty and this solution is not effective enough, we can use this recipe

What we need

  • 10 grams of baking soda
  • 100 ml of water
  • 1 bottle with nebulizer

How it is prepared

  1. Pour the baking soda and water into the spray container and shake well.
  2. Spray the DIY cleaner on the glass then rub with a soft cloth or dry newspaper.

Natural detergent for cleaning dishes

There are several alternatives to clean dishes, glasses, cutlery ... in short, all kitchen utensils. It is a lemon-based recipe, which is one of the best ingredients to disinfect, whiten and degrease surfaces.


  • 50 grams of biodegradable white soap
  • 3.5 liters of water
  • 150 ml of white wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon

-How to prepare

  1. Pour the water into a basin then grate the soap and mix well until a homogeneous mixture is obtained
  2. Add the white vinegar then the lemon juice
  3. Mix everything well again

Use the product to wash dishes, pots and other kitchen utensils or rinse with warm water

Natural detergent for doing laundry

Here's how to make a natural laundry detergent with ingredients that are not only natural but also low cost.

-What we need

  • Large pot
  • 5 liters of water
  • A bar of Marseille soap
  • 5 tablespoons of baking soda

-How to prepare

  1. Pour the water into the pot then boil
  2. Meanwhile, grate the soap until it is reduced to flakes
  3. When the water starts to boil, turn off the gas and add the soap flakes: a few seconds and the soap will dissolve completely
  4. Immediately after, add the baking soda

The do-it-yourself detergent for the washing machine is quite effective however, in some situations (stubborn dirt, stubborn stains or too old ...) it may be useful to use a stronger detergent.

The brandWinni'sproposes a biodegradable hypoallergenic laundry detergent, prepared with vegetable oils. The detergent in question has a low environmental impact and is effective already at 30 ° C (it does not require high temperatures to remove stains) and it is also not too expensive: a bottle of one and a half liters costs € 3.89 and can face 25 washes. The detergent in question is based on the antiqueAleppo soap.

You might also be interested in

Luffa: natural sponge