Vinegar is one of the best all-purpose cleaners around. It’s inexpensive, non-toxic, and biodegradable — plus it works as a disinfectant everywhere from countertops and floors, to sinks and toilets. It even works on windows! Vinegar’s low pH and natural acidity makes it tough on bacteria and viruses lurking on surfaces in the home.
One of the major downsides to vinegar is the smell. Our solution: an easy all-purpose spray than infuses vinegar with lemongrass and lime to add a more pleasant scent. Even better, both ingredients up the disinfecting power.
THINGS YOU’LL NEED
Glass jar, 8 ounces or larger
Fresh lemongrass, 2 to 3 stalks
Limes, 1 to 2
Distilled white vinegar, 1 cup
Combine the above ingredients and let sit for two weeks.
Then in a spray bottle add:
Lemongrass essential oil, 15 drops
Lime essential oil, 15 drops
Filtered water, 1 cup