I love my disinfectant spray recipe but with winter coming soon, I was happy to learn you can make your own hand sanitizer in a gel versus a spray. I think this gives a nice coverage for your little ones. Stay healthy and stay away from toxic commercial anti-bacterial hand sanitizers which contain toxic chemicals like triclosan!
I am a huge fan of Thieves Oil. I love that I can use it in everything from homemade foaming hand soap to bug repellent bars and even internally (I drop some into a gel capsule) to fight colds! Powerful stuff!
Homemade Hand Sanitizer with Thieves Oil
You will need a small 2 oz. squeeze bottle – perfect for keeping in your purse or diaper bag.
Combine the aloe vera gel, vitamin E oil and the Thieves oil and add a bit of water to thin a bit. You want it to be thin enough to coat your hand.
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