7 DIY Natural Cleaners For Spring Cleaning

I'm not sure how we made it to Spring of 2021...but we did, and I'm grateful!  I'm sure you feel the same way I do when I say that I can use some renewing this Spring. As you might remember from my Deployment Homecoming blog post, my husband just came home from a year-long deployment..377 days to be exact but who was counting.

With him home, we just made our trek back to South Dakota with our motorhome, and now that we're back, we got our 5 WHEEL OUT OF STORAGE! YES!!! More space has never sounded sweeter. It's been stashed away for a bit, so we are cleaning machines right now! So I wanted to share with you 7 of my favorite go-to Natural Cleaners for Spring Cleaning!

7 DIY Natural Cleaners For Spring Cleaning

Supply List
  • 3 Spray Bottles (Any Size) - I love getting my glass spray bottles at Oil Life! Use the code: naturalfamily to get $5 off your $25 or more order!
  • Vinegar
  • Borax
  • Baking Soda
  • Castile Soap
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt
  • Water

doTERRA Products
  • OnGuard Concentrate 
  • Purify 
  • Lemon 
  • Lavender 
  • Tea Tree 
  • Arborvitae 
  • Wild Orange

Recipe 1: All-Purpose Spray

Add a tablespoon of doTERRA On Guard Concentrate to a spray bottle and top with water. Shake before use.

Optional: Add 15 drops of your favorite essential oil to change up the scent.

Bonus: For a stain remover apple On Guard Concentrate directly to stains and let soak before washing.

Recipe 2: Window and Mirror Spray
  • ¼ cup Vinegar
  • 20 drops lemon
  • ¼ cup rubbing alcohol
  • Top with water
Combine in a spray bottle and use to clean mirrors and windows throughout the house. Shake before use.

Recipe 3: Dusting and Wood Polish Spray

  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 15 drops Arborvitae
  • 20 drops Wild Orange
  • ¼ cup olive oil
Combine in a spray bottle and use for dusting and polishing wood surfaces through the house. Shake before use. Shake before use.


Recipe 4: Produce Wash
  • Bowl of water
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • 2 drops lemon
Fill a bowl with water and add vinegar and lemon essential oil. Soak produce for 5-10 minutes and then rinse.

Recipe 5: Laundry Detergent
  • 1 cup castile soap
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 10 cups hot water
  • 20 drops lavender essential oil
  • 20 drops Purify essential oil
Combine all ingredients and whisk together. Store in a large glass or empty jugs.

Recipe 6: Toilet Cleaner
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • 2 drops Purify essential oil
  • 2 Tablespoons baking soda
Pour vinegar into the toilet bowl and add drops of Purify essential oil. Sprinkle in baking soda. Scrub with toilet brush and flush.

Recipe 7: Cleaning Powder
  • 1 cup Borax
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops tea tree essential oil
Mix together and store in a glass jar or shaker. To use, dampen the surface and sprinkle on. Let sit for 15-20 minutes and scrub clean.

Get Your Spring Cleaning On!!

I love knowing that the ingredients I'm using in our space (whether RV, 5th Wheel or home) are safe for my family. I hope these recipes help you have that peace of mind when you get your Spring Cleaning on!

If you don't have a doTERRA wholesale customer for your essential oils yet, I can help you! Let's connect over coffee so that I can help your family's health goals!

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