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Thieves Household Cleaner? Well, although my kids are grown with kids of their own, I do have one dog and three cats plus a husband. There is always something to be cleaned!
My husband’s work clothes. The fingerprints on doors and moldings. Cat “ick” on the furniture or floor.
Before I met Thieves Household Cleaner, I had a cabinet full of cleaners for windows, floors, stainless steel, stovetops. You name it. After I met Thieves cleaner, that cabinet contains one little basket. In it has just Thieves Household Cleaner.
Before Thieves, I had no idea of the chemicals lurking in our home, particularly in the cleaners we used. During my journey with cancer and removing toxins from the home, I watched “What’s Under Your Sink”? and promptly threw all other cleaners away.
See below for a free printable PDF with 25 ways to use Thieves Household Cleaner!
Lung.org even says “Many cleaning supplies or household products can irritate the eyes or throat, or cause headaches and other health problems, including cancer. Some products release dangerous chemicals, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Other harmful ingredients include ammonia and bleach.”
Thieves Household Cleaner does everything. There’s no need for fifteen chemical-filled cleaners in our home. Just one, all-natural, non-toxic, plant-based cleaner.
So, What is Thieves Household Cleaner?
It’s made with 100% plant- and mineral-based ingredients, including
- Therapeutic-grade Thieves and Lemon essential oils (the highest quality and purity essential oils) for natural cleaning
- Vegetable-based surfactants like alkyl polyglucoside that are compliant with Green Seal and EPA Design for Environment (DfE) standards
- Biodegradable cutting agents like sodium methyl 2-sulfolaurate and disodium 2-sulfolaurate from renewable sources (both ingredients rated 0 on a 10 point scale on the Environmental Working Group’s health hazard score – which is the best score possible)
Thieves is Economical, Too!
Thieves Household Cleaner is a concentrate. For most general cleaning, just dilute 30 parts of water to 1 part of Thieves Household Cleaner. For example, put one capful of Thieves Household Cleaner into a glass spray bottle and add water.
That one 14.4 bottle of Thieves Household Cleaner concentrate will give you 85 teaspoons of cleaner. With approximately one teaspoon per solution, that comes out to about .36 per bottle of cleaner! Wait. What???
That is waaaay cheaper than any cleaner, commercial or all-natural, that you can find anywhere else.
BUT there’s a way to save even more money. I can help you to get wholesale pricing to save even more. With a wholesale membership, you’ll pay just .28 cents per bottle and get wholesale pricing on all Young Living essential oils, cleaning products, vitamins, supplements, personal and animal care products and much more.
You’ll also save time and money by buying only ONE cleaning solution. You won’t have to go from store to store or order from several different online sites. Thieves Household Cleaner is an all-in-one cleaning product that will replace all, if not most of your household cleaners.
- All-purpose cleaning – 30 parts water to 1 part Thieves Household Cleaner
- Light degreasing – 60 parts water to 1 part Thieves Household Cleaner
- Heaving degreasing – 15 parts water to 1 part Thieves Household Cleaner
- Glass and windows – 50-100 parts water to 1 part Thieves Household Cleaner
25 Uses for Thieves Household Cleaner
Mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 2 cups of water.
2. Small and Large Kitchen appliances
Mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 1 cups of water. Clean stovetops, ovens, microwaves, toasters, toaster ovens, blenders, mixers, etc. To clean the interior of a microwave, fill a microwave safe container with 2 cups of water. Place in microwave and heat for 5-10 minutes. The steam will make it easy to clean up food and gunk.
3. Light fixtures
Dust light fixtures and bowls. Mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 3 1/2 cups of water. Clean fixtures, glass bowls, etc. to remove dirt and sticky residue.
4. Pantries, Vanities, Cabinets, and Drawers
Mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 2 cups of water. Wipe down kitchen surfaces to remove dirt, sticky residue, etc. Consider placing a cotton ball with 2-3 drops of Thieves essential oil to keep areas under sinks, cupboards, etc. smelling clean.
5. Wood furniture and cabinets
Mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 1 cup of olive oil (add 2-3 drops of Lemon essential oil for a fresh lemon scent). Wipe down wooden cabinets, tables and other wooden furniture to remove dirt and clean surfaces.
6. Sinks and countertops
Mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 3 1/2 cups of water in a spray bottle. Spray sinks, countertops and backsplash and wipe clean to remove dirt and grime. Safe on granite, laminate and solid surface counters. For more DIY bathroom cleaning recipes, check this out.
7. Shower head/faucet cleaner
In a plastic bag, mix 1 teaspoon Thieves Household Cleaner and ¾ cup white vinegar. Attach the full bag to faucets and fixtures with rubber bands and leave for several hours. Scrub with a coarse brush if needed to remove hard water stains. Rinse well.
8. Shower door deep-clean
In a spray bottle mix ½ capful Thieves Household Cleaner, ½ cup vinegar, 1 tablespoon Thieves Dish Soap, 1 cup water, 1 drop each Lemon and Grapefruit essential oils. Spray liberally onto the surface and scrub with a sponge to remove spots. Rinse well and dry.
9. Interior and exterior garbage cans
For interior garbage cans, mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 3 1/2 cups of water in a spray bottle. Spray trash cans and wipe clean to remove dirt and grime. You may also wish to place a cotton ball with 2-3 drops of Thieves essential oil to keep trash can smelling clean.
For exterior and heavy duty garbage cans, mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 2-3 cups of water (use less water for heavier degreasing) in a bucket. Take garbage cans outside and use cleaning cloth to thoroughly clean. Use spray hose to rinse and let dry outside.
To clean inside toilets, mix 1/4 cup of baking soda and 1/2 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner to a toilet brush. Clean inside of toilet bowl and let sit for a few minutes before flushing.
11. Tile and grout
Add 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 1/2 cup of water in a spray bottle. Spray tile and grout. Let sit for a couple of minutes. Use a small brush to get stains out. You may use less water for stronger concentration as needed.
12. Windows, window sills and mirrors
Mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 4-5 cups of water (add 2-3 drops of Lemon essential oil for a fresh lemon scent and/or 1 tsp of white vinegar for streak-free clean). Clean windows, sills and mirrors to remove dirt, sticky residue and grime.
13. Walls, outlets and vents
Dust wall and outlet surfaces. Then, mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 3 1/2 cups of water. Clean walls, outlets and vents to remove dirt and grime.
Mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 4 cups of water (add 2-3 drops of Lemon essential oil for a fresh lemon scent and/or 1 tsp of white vinegar for streak-free clean). Clean windows, sills and mirrors to remove dirt, sticky residue and grime. Safe for tile, laminate, wood and other floors.
15. Couch and upholstery cleaner
Combine 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 1-2 cups baking soda. Mix well. Let sit for 24 hours to thoroughly combine. You may wish to add 5 drops of Lavender essential oil for an extra boost of freshness. Sprinkle lightly over furniture and wait 1 hour. Use a stiff brush and back-and-forth motions to work the cleaner into the fabric; then vacuum up the excess. (You can also use this technique on car upholstery, mattresses, carpets, and rugs.)
16. Ceiling fan cleaner
In a spray bottle or bowl, mix 1 capful Thieves Household Cleaner, 2 cups water. Wipe dust off fan blades, light fixture, and ceiling mount with a damp cloth. Dip the same cloth in the solution and thoroughly wipe down the blades to remove built-up dust. Dry with a clean cloth. (Can also be used to clean air vents, bathroom vents, or anywhere dust gathers!
17. Carpet spot cleaner
In a spray bottle or bowl, mix 1 capful Thieves Household Cleaner, 6 cups water. Mix well, apply to the spot, and blot with a clean cloth. Repeat until stain is gone.
18. Dishwasher detergent
Add 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner to the bottom of the dishwasher to clean dishes.
19. Pots and pans
Mix 1/2 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 3 cups of water to clean pots and pans.
20. Laundry detergent
Add 1-2 capfuls (depending on load size) of Thieves Household Cleaner to washer to clean clothes.
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21. Kids and baby toys, big kid toys (exercise equipment, yoga mats, etc.).
Mix 1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner with 3 cups of water in a spray bottle. Spray toys, equipment, play tables, mats, doll houses, organizers or shelves, etc. to remove dirt and naturally clean.
22. Hand cleaner
Mix 1/2 capful (about 1 tsp) of Thieves Household Cleaner, 1 tsp witch hazel, and 1/2 cup of water and add to a small spray bottle. Use as needed to naturally clean hands.
23. Car seat cleaner
Mix 2 drops of Thieves Household Cleaner with 2 cups of water in a spray bottle. Spray plastic and fabric lightly and wipe with a soft cloth. To clean the harness, mix a small amount of baby wash with 2 cups of water. Gently wipe with a soft cloth. Avoid hard scrubbing or soaking. Let everything dry completely before using.
24. Crayon or marker remover from walls
Apply a splash of Thieves Household Cleaner and 3 drops of Lemon essential oil to a damp rag. Wipe drawings off the walls. Repeat until gone
25. Clothing stain remover
Use Thieves Household Cleaner without dilution on the stain. Scrub gently with a small brush until the stain is gone.
Did you try any of these 25 ways to clean with Thieves Household Cleaner?? Comment below and let me know your results.