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DIY – Soft Scrub Cleaner with Essential Oils

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  • 1 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup liquid castile soap (I use this brand)
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 15 drops lemon essential oil
  • 15 drops orange essential oil (I use this brand)
  • 5 drops pine essential oil
  • Glass bowl


Making the paste:

  1. In the glass bowl mix all ingredients together to form a paste.

To Use:

  1. Apply the paste with a sponge to the area being cleaned.
  2. Lightly scrub the area.
  3. For tougher, stuck on grime, let the paste sit longer before rinsing.
  4. Rinse the area with a fresh sponge and clean water.


Best Uses: sinks, stovetops, bathtubs, refrigerators, grout and tile