Homemade Soft Scrub for Tile and Tub

1 c baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
1/4 c castile soap or unscented dish washing liquid*
2 drops lemon essential oil
4 drops tea tree or eucalyptus globulus essential oil

Combine the first four ingredients in a dish-washing bottle or shampoo bottle or other plastic bottle with a squirt top (be sure to label bottle accordingly). Add just enough water to form a smooth liquid paste. You’ll want to add the water a little at a time as not much should be needed. Shake to mix. Apply scrub solution to tub or tile surface and rub with damp cloth or sponge. Rinse well with water when done.

This recipe works just as well if not better than commercially made scrubs and helps to make housecleaning a pleasure!

*See Fragrant Dishwashing Liquid Recipe Blends for suggestions on unscented dish soap brands.

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