Make your own disinfectant: Beat the viruses in your home with a few ingredients

Due to the current situation with the coronavirus and the importance of handwashing, liquid soaps and disinfectants have become very important and are sometimes difficult to find on the shelves of shops due to the high demand. Apart from hand disinfection, another important point to keep in mind is cleaning the areas where you live.

No dangerous chemicals

The experts recommend the use of agents based on active ingredients such as ethanol, sodium hypochlorite, glutaraldehyde, isopropanol, benzalkonium chloride, and sodium chloride. Natural air fresheners with essential oils can also help to disinfect the room, but also to refresh the air.

This is an option where you can be absolutely sure about the ingredients, because everything will be your own work. This way you know that you have a product that does not contain any dangerous chemicals, that help to keep the air in your home clean, fresh and pleasant.

There are other ways to freshen up and we will bring a recipe.

The ingredients:

  • – one cup of water,
  • – 2 tablespoons medical alcohol
  • – 15-20 drops of essential oil with antibacterial properties of your choice, you can also combine several oils (the set of antibacterial oils includes: cypress, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, lime, marjoram, tea tree, peppermint, chamomile, rosemary, sage, sandal, sweet orange, evergreen, cinnamon leaf).
  • – Spray bottle

The preparation:

1. Prepare all ingredients and mix in a spray bottle. Shake well and your refreshment is ready to use.

Use it a little more often

As essential oils tend to float on the surface of the water, always shake the spray bottle before use. It is true that natural air fresheners are likely to stay in the air for a shorter period of time, but the solution is simply to use them a little more often.

Also remember that air fresheners are just helpers, and it is crucial to ventilate the home by keeping the rooms open and turning on the ventilation, and thoroughly cleaning and disinfecting the home.

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