Please remember, even vinegar and carb are still "chemicals" just less toxic than supermarket cleaners.
When mopping, 1/2 cup of vinegar in about 5 liters of water - or use Enjo
I use borax for the toilet with a dash of tea tree oil, and I now use mostly Enjo for everything else.
A great website is Shannon Lush - she uses less toxic ways to do EVERYTHING!
The biggest hint I got from Shannon Lush recently was to use 1/3 of the amount of recommended clothes detergeant and add bicarb to the wash cycle of the washing machine, and then 1/4 cup of vinegar in the rinse cycle.
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I use vinegar and tee tree oil for all my floorboards. And wiping.
Straight vinegar for benches.
I use vinegar and bicarb (make a paste) for everything in the bathroom and the oven.
I found this recipe for soap but never made it because it contains palm oil. I have been meaning to look for another though.
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I use bicarb, vinegar and tea tree oil for most things - as a lot of people have said.
For toiletries you can buy more natural products at health food stores - i can't recommend any though.
I can recommend an alternative to the aluminum deodorants - bicarb. Seriously, just mix a small amount with some water so it makes a paste and wipe under arms. I have tried several natural deodorants but bicarbs works the best. It really stops odour, it doesn't stop sweating so i will still wear the aluminum deodorant if i'm in a high stress situation or it's boiling hot and i don't want to be too sweaty - otherwise it's bicarb. I get a horrible rash if i wear aluminum deodorant too often so bicarb is my saviour. Try it and be amazed
16-04-2012 09:51 #19
Thank you so much for all your replies and tips
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