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Homemade Natural Sink Cleanser

Our local library is a huge resource for our family, and recently I checked out The Naturally Clean Home  to find inspiration for some easy ideas for cleaning my home with more natural ingredients.

DIY Natural Sink Cleanser, Homemade Natural Sink Cleanser,

That’s where I found this wonderfully smelling idea for a quick and easy sink cleanser. I added a bit more of the orange oil for a stronger citrus scent, and let me tell you, it smells fantastic!

DIY Natural Sink Cleanser, Homemade Natural Sink Cleanser,

Here’s the quick and simple recipe:

In a bowl mix together:
1 cup baking soda
3 teaspoons cinnamon
6 or so drops of orange essential oil
Blend well.

DIY Natural Sink Cleanser, Homemade Natural Sink Cleanser,

When you’re ready to scrub your sink, use a couple of teaspoons of the mixture, and a wet cloth or sponge to scrub. Then rinse the entire sink thoroughly with water.

DIY Natural Sink Cleanser, Homemade Natural Sink Cleanser, I put my mixture in a clean sugar shaker to keep handy (Be sure to label it, and to keep it away from children). The author of the book says it’s safe for porcelain or stainless steel sinks.
I love it because it smell so much better than other harsh chemical cleansers. It even leaves your hands smelling sweet for hours!

DIY Natural Sink Cleanser, Homemade Natural Sink Cleanser,

Baking soda is such an inexpensive item, and probably has hundreds of uses, but here are two other ways I use it to keep my home fresh:

DIY Natural Sink Cleanser, Homemade Natural Sink Cleanser,
Use baking soda to clean a glass stove top!
DIY Natural Sink Cleanser, Homemade Natural Sink Cleanser,
Make homemade air fresheners!

Don’t be afraid to give homemade cleaners a try!

 

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