How to Make a Castile Soap Household Cleaner Spray (Video)

Making an All-Purpose Cleaning Spray with Castile Soap for general house cleaning couldn’t be easier. Please remember to label your spray bottles, so you don’t get them mixed up! Once you get fully established with homemade cleaners, you’ll have several spray bottle solutions in your cupboard.

All-Purpose Cleaning Spray

In a spray bottle, mix 1/4 c. (60 mL) of your favorite Castile Soap and 1 quart (1L) of water. For extra antimicrobial punch, add ¼ tsp. (1.25 mL) tea tree essential oil. Spray surface then wipe with wet cloth.

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  1. If you can’t get Castile soap; what other soap can you use to get aphids off of tomato plant’s main stem? I have read, you are to spray Dr. Bronner’s mixed with water, on the leaves to rid a hydroponic heirloom tomato plant of aphids. But, I only see evidence of aphids on the stem. Why would we use Castile soap on leaves?

    • Hi Leslie- If you can find a biodegradable soap, even if it’s not Castile, you should be able to make up the insecticidal spray. Use it wherever the pests are gathering: stems, leaves, fruit.

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