Non-Toxic All Purpose Thieves Cleaner

By The Homestead Challenge

January 2024

You dont need to have essential oils to make effective cleaners at home.


Use a few simple ingredients.


The 5 Thieves

The story of the “Five Thieves” is a popular myth associated with the origin of the blend of essential oils now known as “Thieves Oil”.


Add a Little Vinegar

Let sit for about 2-4 weeks and strain. White vinegar is a natural disinfectant and deodorizer.

Clean as Normal!

This cleaner is great for cleaning your kitchen sink, non-pourous counters, bathrooms, laundry room, and even your garbage cans. It even cleans glass!



Non-toxic cleaning doesn't have to be expensive! You can make your own with kitchen scraps and items on hand. Click below for 3 other DIY cleaning recipes.

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