Heres a simple recipe for making your own hand sanitizer, easy to make ad at least you know what is in it :)

YOU WILL NEED

1- cup  Aloe Vera Gel  (or you can make your own)
1- teaspoon rubbing alcohol
2- teaspoons vegetable glycerin
8-10- drops tea tree or lavender essential oil 

Simply blend all of the ingredients together and store in a clean squeeze/pump bottle

why not decorate the bottle to to your own personal liking.

By Nellie Lee Luhrmann




Comments

4 Comments so far

  1. tammy @ not just paper and glue on May 21, 2011 5:24 am

    Love this recipe! Thanks so much!!

  2. Mary Brault on May 21, 2011 7:27 am

    What is vegatable glyerene-and where do you get it?

  3. Nellie Lee Luhrmann on May 21, 2011 4:44 pm

    Hi Mary
    Glycerin is a clear syrupy liquid obtained from vegetable oils. It is a humecant used in moisturisers due to its water binding capabilities that allow it to draw and absorb water from the air.
    You can buy vegetable glycerin here http://www.getprice.com.au/Melrose-Vegetable-Glycerine-200ml-RRP$5-95-Gpnc_531–41650129.htm You can also buy it from aromatherapy supply shops, health food stores as well as some pharmacies be sure to double check it is vegetable glycerin and not synthetically made from animal fats or propylene glycol

  4. Jen on February 17, 2012 7:14 pm

    Do you have to use rubbing alcohol in this seeing as the eo’s are antibacterial?

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