To keep our environment clean, it is necessary to use products with disinfectant, antiseptic, antibacterial properties, etc., and sometimes there are commercial products and for even industrial uses that, although they are very effective for this purpose, can also be aggressive for our skin if we touch them and our respiratory system if we inhale them. Whether it is disinfecting household surfaces, such as deep cleaning our clothes or even our skin, small wounds or the mouth, we can opt for more natural products that are antiseptic but are as strong as industrial ones.
Wondering which are the best natural disinfectants? Do you want to learn how to prepare one at home? So, pay attention to this Green Ecologist article because here we show you how to make a natural disinfectant depending on what it is needed for.
Currently, many people are looking for options for homemade and natural recipes to make disinfectants for the home, clothes, floors, bathrooms and, especially for the skin or hands, since various forms of prevent Whuan's coronavirus which is already a pandemic. The truth is no disinfectant will 100% prevent 2022-nCoV or COVID-2019 or no other virus.
However, the WHO (World Health Organization) is recommending preventive measures, such as not going to public places with crowds, throwing away tissues that we use directly into the trash, sneezing and coughing into the inside of the elbow, not having direct contact with sick people and, above all, wash hands with soap and water several times a day and then with disinfectant. Even if most disinfectants are not virucidal, but they are antibacterial and eliminate a large number of bacteria and other germs, which improves defenses and helps prevent infections that weaken us by facilitating the spread of viruses. There are disinfectants that are virucidal and you must indicate this on the label or container. In addition, the WHO recommends that in order for hand washing to be as effective as possible, first clean with soap and water for 40-60 seconds. and then another cleaning with sanitizing gel that should last 20-30 seconds.
To start, we propose a recipe for a natural disinfectant for wounds. For Make a Natural Wound Disinfectant we suggest you use honey, lavender and eucalyptus, three powerful disinfectants. In addition, honey not only provides disinfection, but also helps the wound heal earlier and heal the skin and both lavender and eucalyptus will soothe aches and pains.
If you do not have essential oils, you can prepare concentrated infusions with fresh plants.
In addition to this disinfectant, we recommend applying aloe vera or aloe vera gel in minor wounds and, above all, to finish healing. Also, if the wound itself is superficial or a scrape, it can be used apple cider vinegar as a disinfectant, worse you have to dilute it in water (2 tablespoons of vinegar in 1 glass of water).
If what you are looking for is a natural antibacterial product to disinfect the hands or other parts of the body, we recommend this other recipe. It is ideal to make your own natural hand sanitizer gelTo carry in your bag or backpack and be able to use it whenever you need it, for example, after being in crowded public places or before and after visiting someone who is sick. In addition, it can be applied to other areas of the body, avoiding contact with the eyes, since essential oils can be strong for them. Take note of how to make a natural skin disinfectant with aloe vera and essential oils:
In this other Green Ecologist article we give you more options on How to make a natural antibacterial gel to disinfect your hands and body. Also, here you can see a video about a antibacterial hand gel recipe very similar to the one described here and that, in fact, you can see in the link to the previous article.
Another option is to prepare a mouth sanitizer to use as a natural mouthwash. To do this, we recommend using thyme, rosemary and cloves. These are three very antiseptic plants, with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Here you can check everything about the Smell Bald: properties, and what it is for.
To make this natural disinfectant for the mouth, these plants can be prepared in infusion or in decoction and here we explain the second option.
Other options for making a natural mouth sanitizer include:
The best natural disinfectants for clothes are, without a doubt, baking soda and vinegar. Take note of these steps to prepare a natural disinfectant for clothes:
You may also be interested in knowing how to clean pants without washing them.
To make a natural disinfectant to clean the house, you can choose a wide variety of natural products with disinfectant, antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, etc. properties. For example, you can use a variety of essential oils, the most recommended being tea tree, mint, lemon, thyme and lavender, white vinegar, bicarbonate, lemon and other citrus fruits.
Here we explain how to make a natural disinfectant for floors or floors, but it can also be used to clean tiles and the bathroom, both the shower or bathtub, as the sink or the toilet.
You can add more essential oils, find combinations of scents that you like and apply them to this recipe.
To learn more about the best ways to clean the house with natural products, you can enter these other Green Ecologist articles about How to clean the bathroom in an ecological way and How to clean the oven in a natural way.
To finish explaining how to make a natural disinfectant, we want to talk about one of the best ways to disinfect vegetables and fruits. Between the best natural products to disinfect food Lemons, vinegar, bicarbonate and hydrogen peroxide stand out. Here we explain how to disinfect vegetables and fruits with vinegar:
Depending on the amount of food to be disinfected, you can decrease or increase these amounts, but always with this proportion as a base or approximate.
Here you can learn more about How to disinfect fruits and vegetables in a natural and ecological way. We also encourage you to watch this video to learn more about the subject.
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