DIY Essential Oil Multi-Purpose Outdoor Cleaner

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It’s finally time to unveil the grill, break out the pool toys and re-stage the patio with seasonal outdoor furniture. But before you get too excited, these items could use a good cleaning—it’s been a while. Made from cleansing lavender essential oil, this homemade spray cleaner is an ideal solution for wiping down multiple surfaces, including your patio deck, pool floats, water toys, the outside of your grill and more. Ditch the toxic chemicals and opt for this versatile spray that’s safe for the planet and your family (including your furry friends).

Homemade Multi-Purpose Essential Oil Cleaning Spray |


1-2/3 cups water
1/2 tsp. sodium borate
1/4 tsp. unscented liquid soap 
3 tsp. Aura Cacia Lavender Essential Oil
16-oz. plastic spray bottle


  1. In spray bottle, combine all ingredients. Replace lid and shake to blend. 
  2. To use, shake bottle and spray onto cloth or directly onto surface, then wipe clean.