Low Tox Home

Starting a low tox home – What Ingredients do you need

Immediate action. “Today I am overhauling my Kitchen and laundry”

[See below for stockists]

  1. Essential oils – Ensure they are pure, Therapeutic grade.
  2. Castile soap
  3. Bi Carb Soda
  4. Lectric Soda
  5. Citric Acid
  6. Either Onguard cleaner concentrate or Sal Suds- Dr Bonners
  7. Fine Salt
  8. White vinegar
  9. Citrus peels- Save them! Freeze them until you’re ready to use them.

Phase Two. Replacing hand soaps, dishwashing liquids, kids bath wash, adult body wash.

  1. Essential oils (As above) Ensure they are pure, Therapeutic grade.
  2. Foaming pump bottles for hand soaps and body wash. (These are important to save money)
  3. Some spray bottles  for loo spray, Air freshener, linen spray- reuse what you have or buy some more.
  4. Castile soap
  5. Epsom salts
  6. Bi Carb soda
  7. Carrier oil like Avocado oil, Coconut oil or Sweet Almond oil.

Phase three, I’m on a roll, making my own products now. In this list, I have included everything I would use in all my DIY’S.

Top 20 how/where to start ingredients:

  1. Essential oils- Ensure they are pure, Therapeutic grade.
  2. Castile Soap
  3. White vinegar
  4. Bi carb soda
  5. Lectric soda aka washing soda
  6. Onguard cleaner concentrate or Sal Suds by Dr Bronners
  7. Citric acid
  8. Coconut oil both fractionated (liquid) and solid
  9. Shea butter
  10. Bees wax
  11. Vegetable glycerine
  12. Aloe Vera gel
  13. Vitamin E
  14. Sweet Almond oil
  15. Jojoba oil
  16. Apple cider vinegar Organic
  17. Witch hazel
  18. Hydrogen peroxide or Sodium percarbonate. Stain removal or low to flash bar 
  19. Rubbing alcohol
  20. Borax

STOCKISTS:

  1. Essential oils- Ensure they are pure, Therapeutic grade. I use Doterra- You can sign up for an account or buy directly from their website. Much cheaper if you have an account. Let me know if you want to sign up I can join you into an epic team with heaps of education.
  2. Castile Soap- I like Dr Planet (Aus made) or Bronners baby unscented, you can buy bulk from bulk food stores. Be carful where they source their palm oil and ensure it is sustainable OR choose a palm oil free one.
  3. White vinegar- Supermarkets- I like cleaning vinegar double strength.
  4. Bi carb soda- Bulk food stores, supermarket McKenzies brand, bulk online like Blants, Natural good life, Inspired little pot, Greenliving Australia, plant life Australia.
  5. Lectric soda aka washing soda-Bulk food stores, supermarket in the cleaning isle, bulk online  Blants, Natural good life, Inspired little pot.
  6. Onguard cleaning concentrate or Sal Suds by Dr bronners – On Guard as above per essential oils. Sal suds online or some health food/organic food stores sell it.
  7. Citric acid – Don’t buy the tiny tub from the supermarket. Online bulk online like Blants, Natural good life, Inspired little pot, Green living Australia or bulk food stores like the source.
  8. Coconut oil both fractionated (liquid) and solid (ideally organic) – Supermarkets or health food stores.  Australian Wholesale oils.
  9. Shea butter organic- online or in store at Auroma, Green living Australia,
  10. Bees wax  online or in store at Auroma, Greenl iving Australia.
  11. Vegetable glycerine  – online or in store at Auroma, Green living Australia.
  12. Aloe Vera gel – online or in store at Auroma.
  13. Vitamin E- online or in store at Auroma, Australian Wholesale oils.
  14. Sweet Almond oil organic – Health food stores, Green living Australia, Natural good life.
  15. Jojoba oil Organic-  Natural Good life, Health food stores, Green living Australia, Auroma, Australian Wholesale oils.
  16. Apple cider vinegar organic- Supermarkets, health food stores.
  17. Witch hazel- Chemists, Auroma, Natural Good life.
  18. Sodium per carbonate – Natural good life.
  19. Rubbing alcohol- Chemists, Supermarkets, online stores.
  20. Borax- Supermarkets, Bunnings, plant life Australia.
  21. Fine Salt – Bulk food stores, plant life Australia, Supermarkets.
  22. Foaming pump bottles- Natural good life. Ebay, Biome
  23. Spray bottles for Multi purpose spray, Target, Kmart, Little spray bottles for loo spray/linen spray – Natural good life, Target, Kmart, Use what you have.

 

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