Lavender and Lemon Rosemary and Lime Thyme and Mandarin Basic and Grapefruit

Cleansing Spray or Wipes

  • 2/3 cup Isopropyl alcohol 90% (rubbing alcohol)
  • 1/3 cup boiled, cold water (or hydrosol) 1/3 cup white vinegar (can be infused)
  • 60 drops (2ml) essential oil or essential oil blend (0.7% dilution) If only using on surfaces, you can increase dilution

For Surface Spray: Spray Bottle

Spray solution on desired surface. Leave on for 10 to 30 seconds. Wipe off with a clean cloth or paper towel.

For Wipes: Glass or Plastic Container with a lid Soak paper towels with solution in the container. Keep sealed and away from heat.

Sanitizing Essential Oil Blend

  • Cinnamon bark Cinnamomum zeylanicum CT cinnamaldehyde (bark): 40 drops
  • Eucalyptus smithii Eucalyptus smithii: 24 drops
  • Eucalyptus Eucalyptus globulus: 24 drops
  • Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis CT cineol: 40 drops
  • Carrot seed Daucus carota CT carotol: 14 drops

Add 60 drops of this blend to the wipes or spray blend.

Clearing Cleansing Blend

  • Bergamot Citrus aurantium var. Bergamia: 40 drops
  • Black pepper Piper nigrum: 15 drops
  • Clove Syzygium aromaticum: 10 drops
  • Oregano Origanum vulgare:10 drops
  • Elemi Canarium luzonicum: 10 drops
  • Summer Savory Satureja hortensis:10 drops

Basic Hand Cleanser

  • Isopropyl Alcohol 90% (Rubbing Alcohol): 2/3 cup
  • Aloe Vera Gel, can substitute Glycerin: 1/3 cup
  • Essential oil or an essential oil blend: 30 drops (.5% dilution)
  • Bottle with a pump cap or pump This recipe makes enough for 4 20 oz bottles.

Spice is Nice Blend

  • Lavender Lavandula angustifolia: 40 drops
  • Cardamom Elettaria cardamomum: 30 drops
  • Cajuput Melaleuca leucadendron var. Cajuputi: 10 drops
  • Winder Savory Satureja montana: 8 drops
  • Niaouli Melaleuca quinquenervia ct. 1,8 -Cineole: 5 drops

Lavender and Tea Tree Face Mask Spritzer

  • Lavender Lavandula angustifolia essential oil: 20 drops
  • Tea tree Australia Melaleuca alternifolia essential oil: 20 drops
  • 3 oz Isopropyl alcohol or vodka
  • 1oz lavender hydrosol or hydrosol of choice

(1% dilution)


Essential oil research summarized by ACHS President Dorene Petersen and Professor Amanda Lattin:

Here are the ACHS Blog posts containing the recipes referenced on this page: