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Alcohol-based Hand Rub with 91% Rubbing Alcohol

74% alcohol content


  • Pint Mason Jars
  • Glass Dropper Bottles


  • 6.5 fl oz 91% isopropyl alcohol
  • 3 tbsp (1.5 fl oz) thick aloe (Aloe vera) gel
  • 20-40 total drops essential oil(s) of choice (optional) tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia), lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), peppermint (Mentha piperita), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)


  • Combine the thick aloe gel and the essential oils (if you decide to use them) in a glass pint jar and stir really good. Add the alcohol, cover and shake it good, and then transfer to glass pint jar for storage. 
  • Make sure to label it and store it out of reach of small children.
  • When you need some, shake well and pour into labeled small glass dropper bottles as needed.
  • Shake well before each use, then squirt onto hands, rubbing in thoroughly so the solution covers all areas of the hand.