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Easy Recipes for Healthy Home Care
Natural Carpet Deodorizer
Mix one small box of baking soda with ½ teaspoon (about 40 drops) of pure essential oil. We recommend Lavender for a clean, refreshing fragrance. Simply sprinkle on carpets. Let sit about 10-20 minutes and vacuum thoroughly. Do note that commercial grade carpet fresheners are a bit more granular therefore this natural remedy requires a good vacuuming!

Floor Oil
Ok, it doesn't get any easier than this. To keep your beautiful hardwood floors looking beautiful, simply rub pure, unrefined jojoba oil into the floorboards and wipe with a clean, soft cloth.

For a less oily variation, add a few teaspoons of jojoba oil to 1 cup of organic apple cider vinegar. Use to shine, clean and lubricate your wood floors.

Mold Eliminator Spray
Try this for moldy spots in your house – especially the bathroom.

Mix 2 teaspoons tea tree oil with 2 cups water. Simply combine both ingredients in a spray bottle, label and shake before using. Spray on problem areas and do not rinse. The odor will dissipate within a few hours. Stubborn areas may need repeating.

recipes adapted from the book Better Basics for the Home by Annie Berthold Bond
 
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