Fight the Flu with a Homemade Cleaner

Fight the Flu with a Homemade Cleaner

Fight the Flu with a Homemade Cleaner

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by MoneySavingQueen.com

MoneySavingQueen

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 5:02 AM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 5 at 5:02 AM

 

Did you know that bleach is the #1 killer of germs? If you've been around the flu, then chances are you've been using bleach. There are other  chemicals and even essential oils that kill germs as well.  Keep in mind that you do not have to spend a lot of money on special cleansers to kill germs and fight the flu.  Save money by making your own cleaners with items you probably have around your home. Check out this one:

All-Purpose Cleaner
Ingredients:

2 Tbsp ammonia
1 tsp dish detergent
2 cups rubbing alcohol
4 drops food coloring (optional)
A few drops of essential oil for a pleasant scent (optional)
Gallon-sized container

Instructions: Place all ingredients into container. Fill rest of the container up with hot water.  Mix and pour into empty spray bottle.

Want to do it naturally? Tea Tree Oil is a natural disenfectant if you like to clean with all natural cleaners like vinegar and water or vinegar and baking soda. Simply add a few drops and you're good to go plus, you can keep your home healthy without harsh chemicals. 

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