Home » Archives by category » Recipes » The Green Home

Dishwasher Powder And More For The Green Home

\ \ \ \

Dishwasher Powder And More For The Green Home

This dishwasher powder cleans very well with normal city water, but it can be used for so much more, without compromising the environment or your family’s health! 2 c. Borax 2 c. Washing Soda ½ c. Citric Acid ¼ t. Salt • Mix well and keep in an air-tight container. Use 1 T. per load […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
Neem Oil Ideas

\ \ \ \

Neem Oil Ideas

Susan from Salisbury West, New Brunswick says: I mix 1 tablespoon of Neem carrier oil with 1 tablespoon of liquid soap and a gallon of water to kill spider mites in my greenhouse. Adding 10 drops of Rosemary Oil and 10 drops of Clove Oil also kills spider mite eggs and leaves a wonderful smell. Radhika […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
Bathroom & All-Purpose Air Spray

\ \ \

Bathroom & All-Purpose Air Spray

This is one of the most fun and practical sprays I’ve ever made. It has such a wonderful smell that I use it every day. 1 T. / 15 ml Vodka 2 c. /500 ml Distilled Water 30 drops Sweet Orange EO 8 drops Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil 5 drops Clove Bud EO Put the alcohol […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
Mood Spray

\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \

Mood Spray

Please read the disclaimer on the last page of this document before using these products.  Here is a lovely spray for the bedroom. I like to spritz a little over my bed before reading at night, and when I’m airing my sheets I will use a little of this. I find its charming fragrance simply puts one […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
Quick & Easy Dryer ‘Balls’

\ \

Quick & Easy Dryer ‘Balls’

Many people with allergies to synthetic fragrances are moving away from using scented fabric softeners and sheets, to woolen dryer balls. Knitters often felt these using wound balls of woolen yarn, but if you don’t knit, you can make your own with much less fuss, while finding a good use for orphaned socks. Here’s how! Take […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
Gentle All-Natural Counter Spray

\ \ \ \

Gentle All-Natural Counter Spray

Grapefruit Seed Extract is versatile – not only great for the immune system and skin care, it is also a help around the home and a great substitute for some synthetic chemicals used in household cleaners. This recipe is for a very gentle, easy to make spray that will disinfect surfaces and freshen the air. It’s nice […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
Gel Air Fresheners

\ \ \

Gel Air Fresheners

Please read the disclaimer on the last page of this document before using this product. Some folks have become unable to breathe comfortably around commercial air fresheners because of the synthetic chemicals used to scent and stabilize the product. Here is something as fun to make as a craft, but wholesome as a green alternative. […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
Dust Mite Spray

\ \ \ \ \ \

Dust Mite Spray

Please read the disclaimer on the last page of this document before using these products.  Here is a gentle recipe for dust mites, that should not trigger allergies in sensitive family members…and it smells so bright and fruity! Metric Ingredients Imperial 250 ml Distilled Water 8 oz. 30 ml Alcohol 2 T. 1.25 ml Lemon […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
‘My Little Things’ Lingerie Wash

\ \ \

‘My Little Things’ Lingerie Wash

Metric Ingredients Imperial 200 ml Liquid Castile Soap Base 6 oz. 100 ml Coco Glucoside 3 oz. 5 ml Glycerine 1 t. 1.25 ml GSE (Grapefruit Seed Extract) ¼ t. 2.5 ml Juniper Berry Essential 1/2 t. 2.5 ml Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil ½ t. 2.5 ml Sweet Basil Essential Oil ½ t. Mix the […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
Traveller’s Disinfectant Toilet Spray

\ \ \ \ \ \

Traveller’s Disinfectant Toilet Spray

Into the glass bottom of a Pola Spray Mister put: 30 drops Bergamot Essential Oil 25 drops Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil 25 drops Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil 10 drops Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil Cap the bottle. Shake well before spraying onto the surface of the water in a toilet before using. This may also be […]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Email
  • RSS
Page 1 of 6