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Discover the benefits of green cleaning with essential oils for a healthier home and environment. Learn how to make eco-friendly cleaning products and breathe new life into your living space this spring.

Spring is officially in full swing, and it's the perfect time to breathe new life into your living space. After a long winter spent indoors, there's no better feeling than opening the windows, letting the sunshine in, and purifying your air and surfaces. But as you gear up for spring cleaning, have you ever stopped to consider the impact of the products you use on both your home and the environment?

Alternatives to Chemicals in Cleaning Products

In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the harmful chemicals present in many conventional cleaning products. From harsh solvents to synthetic fragrances, these ingredients may pose risks to your health and leave behind a harmful residue that lingers in your home and pollutes the environment.

Fortunately, there's a greener, more eco-conscious alternative: essential oils that can be used as cleaning products. High-quality, organic essential oils are formulated with natural, plant-based ingredients that are gentle on both surfaces and the planet. A range of options are available to help you achieve a sparkling clean without compromising your values.


Apothecary Shoppe Green Cleaning Collection

The Apothecary Shoppe at ACHS offers a Green Cleaning Collection to help you select the right essential oils for eco-friendly cleaning. The collection is ideal for giving your home a clean and fresh ambiance, free from harmful chemicals! You can freshen up your space with peace of mind when using our organic, pesticide-free, and sustainably sourced essential oils. 

It’s important to know the ingredient ratios and safety practices when creating your own green cleaning products. Here are three simple recipes to get you started using essential oils found in the Green Cleaning Collection!


3 Recipes for Green Cleaning Products

Lush Lavender Surface Cleaner

Add the lavender oil to the water. This mixture can be used to wipe down all 

Surfaces. You can also use one drop of lavender oil directly on a cloth.

Important note: Wear gloves if putting your hands into a bucket of essential oil and water.


Lemon Fresh Spray

Combine the lemon oil, white vinegar, and water in a spray bottle. This can be 

used for general household cleaning.


Aromatic Eucalyptus Spray

Combine the eucalyptus oil, water, and white vinegar and place in a spray 

bottle. Use this cleaning spray as a regular household cleaner. 

Cautions/Disclaimers: Keep all essential oils out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. External use only.


Exploring the world of green cleaning with essential oils opens up a realm of possibilities for a healthier home and environment. By harnessing the power of nature, a cleaner, greener home is well within reach!

green cleaning spray bottle and paper towels and green essential oils


This content is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be medical advice. Always use herbs and essential oils with caution and keep out of reach of children. Use particular caution when pregnant or nursing. Always check contraindications and think safety first! The statements herein have not been evaluated by the FDA. Products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. 

American College of Healthcare Sciences

Written By: American College of Healthcare Sciences

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