Harmful chemicals have grown to become a norm in lots of households. Most folks don’t give the toxins contained in their cleaning products any thought. Do you?
Disorders like attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention-deficit disorder (ADD), autism, cancer, and auto-immune ailments are becoming more common.
Several scientists think that the toxic chemicals in our houses play a crucial role.
Is there anything you can do to keep yourself and your family safe? Yes, you can make use of beneficial substitutes for these harsh, coarse, and toxic smoke-contaminated cleaning products!
Think about making use of these natural replacements:
Vinegar can be used for many things. It can probably be used to clean lots of surfaces and soften clothes. Vinegar is used for the following:
- Coffee and tea stains
- Stains on carpet
- Drain cleaning
- Hydrogen peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide is an alternative organic agent that you can employ when doing your laundry. It may be used as a substitute for bleach and can even remove blood stains. It can also be used in cleaning the bathroom, for mold in the bathroom, in a sprayer combine two parts water.
- Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil can be used instead of harmful bathroom cleaners for stubborn mold and mildew stains. The oil has to be combined with water and applied to the affecting area. Don’t rinse off. The area might have a very pungent odor that will eventually fade off.
- Baking Soda
Baking soda offers many uses in households. You can actually utilize it as an alternative to drain cleaner: Toss a cup of baking soda into the drain, then hot water. With stubborn blockages, you can also add vinegar. Baking soda has the following uses:
- Cleaning of burnt areas underneath pots and pans
- Liquefying fat on kitchen surfaces
- Removal of unpleasant smells and stains from clothes and carpets
- Lemon Juice
Lemon juice is a non-poisonous substitute for various cleaning products. It may be utilized in washing and freshening up pots and pans, in addition to surfaces of aluminum and porcelain.
Borax, or sodium borate, can also clean, freshen, and sanitize. It may also be used in cleaning wallpaper. Also, it works excellently well when used as a natural element for cleaning painted surfaces.
- Washing Soda
Like a number of the other substitutes, washing soda has various cleaning options. It can be employed in water softening, wall cleaning, or even stains and grease removal. Caution should be exercised when using washing soda as it is known to be irritating to mucous membranes.
Obviously, most cleaning products you use consist of soap to some extent. However, soap is typically packed with additional ingredients, some of which are harmful chemicals. In its pure and unadulterated form, soap can be an exceptional cleaning agent on its own.
Other Changes in the Household
There are several other changes you may consider, in addition to eliminating harmful cleaning products in your home. Rather than making use of air fresheners and different fragrance to cover odors, you can decide to open your windows, thereby allowing more fresh air into your home.
Also, consider not wearing shoes indoors, so that family members don’t drag dirt into the house. It’s a great idea to stick to the cleaning schedule.
With everything kept regularly fresh and clean, you don’t need to worry about having to use harsh chemicals to eliminate layers of dirt!
With Gratitude and Love