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Homemade Kitchen Cleaner Recipe. non-Toxic, All-Natural Amazing Cleaner for your entire kitchen.

Homemade Kitchen Cleaner Recipe

This Homemade Kitchen Cleaner Recipe is All-natural, Non-Toxic and Crazy Simple to make!

Did you know there is a difference between your kitchen cleaner and kitchen disinfectant? Some cleaners are meant to clean (lift grease) and some are meant to disinfect (kill germs), rarely does your average kitchen cleaner do both. Not only that, but if you are spraying your counters then wiping them off immediately, you are doing it all wrong. You will not find a residential kitchen cleaner that disinfects on contact. Most require you to spray and let sit 5-10 minutes before wiping. Have you ever done that? Who has the time, right? I think we have been given a false sense of security by the commercial industry and needlessly exposing ourselves and our families to a plethora of deadly chemicals.

Homemade Kitchen Cleaner Recipe


  • Orange or Other Citrus
  • Distilled White Vinegar
  • Distilled Water
  • Rosemary (you can also use thyme or oregano)
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil
  • Citrus Essential Oil (optional)


  1. Peel the outer layer of organic: Orange, Lime, Lemon, or Grapefruit and fill any size glass jar 3/4 way full with peels. If you do not have organic, scrub your citrus with a brush and vinegar, then rinse thoroughly.
  2. Add a sprig of Rosemary (or more if you like)
  3. Pour distilled white vinegar over the peels until almost full and secure with plastic cap
  4. Then set your cleaner  in a sunny area for two weeks shaking daily (this is a suggested time).
  5. Next, drain Vinegar off and pour into squirt bottle ¾ way full (reserve peels for another recipe and compost herbs)
  6. Add 10 Drops of citrus essential oil
  7. Add 2 drops of Tea Tree Oil
  8. Finally, fill remainder of squirt bottle with distilled water, store extra cleaner in a sealed container for refills. *
  9. Optional: add 1 tsp of Borax for extra cleaning power

So this cleaner can be used to: cut grease, sanitize, clean windows, kill mold, bathroom, kitchen, floor, etc., it’s perfect for all of your kitchen needs.

** Vinegar is not recommended for granite or marble, use peroxide  or witch hazel for these surfaces

Homemade Kitchen Cleaner That Saves You Money!

Multi-Purpose Cleaner (kitchen/floor) Price Compare

Pine-Sol $4.99

Homemade Kitchen Cleaner $0.25 for 16oz

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Sherece Cocco

Monday 25th of March 2019

Did you know hydrogen peroxide was band 30 years ago in the UK? Due to the damage it causes to healthy cells. I would not put it in a spray bottle. The UK exports a lot of peroxide though. Things that make you go hmmm.

Amber Bradshaw

Tuesday 26th of March 2019

Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound with the formula H ₂O ₂. In its pure form, it is a pale blue, clear liquid, slightly more viscous than water. Hydrogen peroxide is the simplest peroxide. It is used as an oxidizer, bleaching agent and antiseptic.

While I agree, it's not the best in treating wounds because it can kill good bacteria, I have found it great to use in cleaning.

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