How to Make Natural Cleaning Products?

It is possible to easily prepare your own cleaning materials by using a few simple ingredients, and their effects are strong enough to stone the chemicals we cannot even pronounce!

Improvised Cleaning Materials

Bathtub and tile cleaner

The additive of ammonia or bleach is inevitable in the micro-particulate cream on the market. The synthetic preservatives and fragrances in its content harm both human health and the environment. One of the important points while applying this recipe is that your liquid olive oil soap is additive-free. 


  • 2 cups baking soda
  • ½ cup liquid olive oil soap
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

Combine all ingredients in a jar or spray bottle. Shake well. After spraying on the surfaces you will clean, apply with a sponge or brush and rinse thoroughly.

Toilet bowl cleaner

The two main actors of natural cleaning are baking soda and white vinegar. This mixture of vinegar antiseptically provides a satisfactory cleaning thanks to the and the stain removing power of baking soda. If you want this cleaning to be accompanied by a fresh scent, you can use 10 drops of essential lemon oil.


  • ¼ cup baking soda
  • 1 cup white vinegar

Mix ingredients in a bowl. Pour it on the inner surface of the toilet and let it sit for at least 15 minutes. When the holding time is up, brush it off and then rinse.

Laundry detergent

Laundry detergents are one of the most crucial members of the cleaners family. The toxic substances in it can trigger ailments such as allergies, asthma and even cancer. The harmful effects on the environment are also quite high. This recipe is a much healthier and easily applicable option. A Turkish coffee and white vinegar is enough as a softener. 


  • 1 bar white soap bar
  • 1 glass of washing soda baking soda
  • 1 water glass of Turkish coffee
  • 10 drops of essential oil

Grate the soap with the thin part of the hand grater. Add other powder ingredients into it and mix well. Add the essential oils of your choice for a pleasant scent. Store in a lidded box.

Surface Cleaner

Kitchen counter tops to cleanse the dirt from oil and natural solution to ensure hygiene. You can store the mixture you have prepared in a spray bottle and use it until it is finished by shaking before each use.


  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon liquid olive oil soap
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 10 drops essential oil
  • Warm water

Put all ingredients except water and essential oils into the spray bottle and shake well. After waiting a minute, add as much warm water as the bottle takes and rinse again. Let it rest for a few minutes and add 10 drops of essential oils of your choice to give off a pleasant scent. Your surface cleaner is ready to use.

Microwave oven cleaner

One of the most difficult steps in cleaning in the kitchen is microwave oven cleaning. It is a matter of cleaning the oils that stick to the oven walls and stay there for a long time with detergent. This simple application gives very good results, and there is no need for chemicals.


  • 1 glass of water
  • 1 tablespoon of white vinegar
  • 1 lemon

Pour water and vinegar into a glass bowl. After squeezing the juice of the lemon, put it into the water. Put the bowl in the oven and heat it for three minutes at high heat. After stopping the oven, wait five minutes without opening the door. After opening the door, remove the bowl and wipe all interior surfaces of the oven with a sponge.


The choice of liquid detergent for dish washing  is important, as it comes into contact with food. Research shows that there are detergent residues on the surface of dishwasher-washed kitchenware. Considering the very harmful chemicals such as formaldehyde, sulfate and phosphate in the detergents in the market, you may want to rinse your clean dishes a few more times.


  • 1 + ½ cup lemon salt
  • 1 + ½ cup washing soda baking soda
  • ½ cup½
  • 1 of cup sea salt

Mix all the ingredients. If you want, you can add 10 drops of essential lemon oil to the detergent to give it a fresh scent. Aerate the mixture for a few hours. Store in a sealed container and use 1-1.5 tablespoons for each wash.

Glass Cleaner

Cleaning the sparkling glasses are also possible without detergent. The essential oil is used for fragrance and is optional.


  • 2 cups warm water
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 10 drops essential oil

Combine cornstarch and water in a spray bottle. Shake it until the starch dissolves. Add other ingredients. Mix well by shaking. After spraying on glass surfaces, wipe clean with a microfiber cloth.

Floor Cleaner

Start with collecting orange peels. You can use this formula on many surfaces in the home, including glass. It is best only on marble floors not to use it , as the acid contained in both vinegar and orange can be corrosive to marble and other natural stones.


  • Orange Peels
  • Vinegar
  • Water

Fill a jar with orange peels. Add vinegar over the top. Let it sit for two weeks. When you use it, mix one part of the mixture with one part of drinking water. After shaking it well, spray it on the desired surface and wipe it with a clean cloth.   

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