1-Robin at Thank Your Body shared a wonderful mommy resource on how to Whiten Clothes naturally with homemade bleach. She said, “Chlorine based bleach (oxygen based bleaches don’t fall into this same category) are really bad for you, your family, your pets, and the environment!” Check out her post for the full scoop! Clothing Natural, Natural Homemade, Gallon Jug, Homemade Bleach, Cups Lemon, Whitening Clothing, Hydrogen Peroxide, Distilled Water, Lemon Essential Oil
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-Gather all of the clothes you want whitened (make sure they are sturdy and not delicate fabrics and that they don't have any colors at all, threads, etc.) -Throw them in the washer on HOT and wait until it has been filled with water- then STOP the washer -Add (believe it or not) 4-5 cups of bleach -Allow to soak for a few hours -Add laundry detergent and wash
Want to whiten clothes and avoid using bleach? Check out this easy DIY all natural homemade bleach recipe. Brighter whites. Safer home.
DIY "Bleach" is non-chlorine, and uses hydrogen peroxide, citric acid or lemon juice, water, and essential oils (Lasts longer when stored in dark or covered bottle)
Homemade Bleach Alternative - 1 ½ cup 3% hydrogen peroxide - ½ cup white vinegar or lemon juice - Pure water to fill gallon jug - 10 drops lemon or lemongrass essential oils (optional/omit if using lemon juice) Pour hydrogen peroxide, vinegar or lemon juice, and essential oils in gallon jug. Add water to fill. Cap and store.
14 Bleach-Free Surface Disinfectants Bottled Herb Infusions are homemade bacteria busters using fresh or dried herbs, essential oils, vinegar and other basic items you likely have in your home already. These will not only fight germs and bacteria, but most also smell a lot fresher too.