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March 20, 2017

Citrus Surface Scrub

Do you want to keep harsh chemicals out of the kitchen but get the deep clean you desire? Try cleaning the essential oil way with Citrus Surface Scrub.

Citrus Surface Scrub

Ingredients: Baking Soda, Castille Soap, Essential oils

Add 1 cup baking Soda to a mixing bowl

3 tablespoons liquid castile soap

Add essential oils Lemon, Orange and Lime

Mix together into a paste.  Scrub away grimy stovetops or sinks with the mixture a scrub brush and a little elbow grease.

Citrus Surface Scrub

Mix all ingredients into a paste. Apply to desired surface and scrub away grimy stovetops or sinks with the mixture and a little elbow grease.

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What should it be stored in? Thank you!

Jennifer | March 24, 2017 | Reply

    It can be stored in a glass jar that has a lid such as a mason jar. However, we found it easy to make a small batch and use it up in one cleaning session.

    Rocky Mountain Oils | March 27, 2017 | Reply

Hi. Thanks for this recipe. I’m assuming I can store the leftover mixture in a glass jar. Would that be correct? If so, how long does a batch of this keep? Thanks!

Dee | March 24, 2017 | Reply

    You are correct! A glass jar with a lid would work. This mixture does not keep long as you are creating a paste and it tends to dry out over time. If you store it you may need to rehydrate it with a little water.

    Rocky Mountain Oils | March 27, 2017 | Reply

Is this citrus surface scrub safe on stainless steel? I’m concerned whether it may scratch surfaces. I’m anxious to try it on other surfaces too.

Lisa | March 27, 2017 | Reply

    Baking Soda will softly clean without scratching. However, we recommend using a soft sponge and trying a test spot.

    Rocky Mountain Oils | March 28, 2017 | Reply

Can you use just the oil blend to clean with?

Shera Smith | April 4, 2017 | Reply

    We do not recommend using just essential oil alone to clean surfaces. It will not have the same desired outcome and essential oils are very concentrated and could do harm to some surfaces.

    Rocky Mountain Oils | April 13, 2017 | Reply

Can you add a Pinterest button so it’s easy to save to my board?

Lisa | June 13, 2017 | Reply

    Lisa, Yes! We are working on that currently so we can offer that feature in the future.

    Rocky Mountain Oils | June 14, 2017 | Reply