If mold is an issue in areas of your home like a shower, you are probably anxious to get rid of it as it is unsightly and can be harmful. There is good news.
Tea tree oil is a very powerful, all-natural anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and antiseptic essential oil. It is often called the “universal antiseptic”.
You do not have to use harsh chemical substances to get rid of mold. Tea tea oil is a wonderful, natural solution.
In fact, before the advent of antibiotics, US military first aid kits always contained a bottle of tea tree oil.
Many commercial cleaning products contain hazardous, polluting, health destroying, dangerous ingredients that you would not buy if you knew they were there!
It is possible to purchase commercially made organic and ecologically friendly cleaning products, these are often pricey.
However, you can make your own cleaning products using using tea tree oil and simple items found at the local grocery store. Tea tree oil is antibacterial, antifungal, germicidal and antiseptic qualities rivaling many commercial chemical products.
Make Your Own Anti-Mold Spray
To make a simple anti-fungal mold fighting spray… add a couple of teaspoons of tea tree oil to two cups of warm water. Place this mixture in a spray bottle and spray it directly on mold infestation.
Don’t wipe it off. Just leave it in place. After a couple of days, and you will find that the mold has disappeared along with its musty smell.
When fighting mold, it’s important that you remove the source of dampness and dry the area thoroughly. It is also helpful to place a fan on the area for a couple of days and establish good ventilation in the long term.
Create A Tea Tree Oil & Lavender Disinfectant Spray
Make a good general-purpose cleaning spray using some very simple household ingredients:
- 1/4 teaspoon of tea tree oil
- 1/4 teaspoon of lavender oil
- 1/4 cup of white vinegar
- 2 cups of water
Keep this mixture handy in a spray bottle for general surface cleaning.
Creating your own natural cleaning products with tea tree oil, lavender oil, white vinegar and baking soda is easy and cheap! You will spend far less money on cleaning products when you do it yourself, and you will get superior products.