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We just got back from a 5 day trip to Canada… and you can bet that I took my oils with me! Having a safe and effective hand cleansing spray was invaluable as we navigated airports, metro stations, etc…
Not only does this DIY version contain the immune strengthening properties of essential oils, it is also alcohol and triclosan free. Why should you ditch your traditional hand sanitizer? Watch this video for an eye-opening look at this convenience item: Why You Should Never Use Hand Sanitizer
There are a TON of recipes online for whipping up your own batch of effective on-the-go hand cleanser. Here are two of my favorites:
My go-to combination is pairing On Guard with Lemon in a 2 oz spray bottle. First, I fill the bottle 3/4 full of Witch Hazel. Then, I add my essential oils and top off the mixture with 1 tsp of Aloe Vera gel. Shake and voila! Excellent oils to consider using in your DIY spray: On Guard, Lemon, Melaleuca, Lime, and Lavender. Check out the research at aromaticscience.com to explore the specific immune boosting properties of essential oils.
This DIY hand cleanser was the perfect complement to my travel key chain.