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Homemade Bleach Alternative

Prep Time 10 mins
Course Home
Servings 16 loads


  • Gallon Jug
  • Glass Measuring Cup


  • 3/4 Cup 3% Hydrogen Peroxide
  • 5-10 Drops Lemon Essential Oil
  • 5-10 Drops Thieves Essential Oil
  • 3/4 Cup Baking Soda
  • 7 Cups Water


  • Mix all ingredients in a gallon-size jug and use 1/2 cup at a time per load.


If you're going to use on colored items as a brightener I would suggest testing it on a small patch of fabric first. This is to ensure you won't ruin your good clothes and be upset. Also, I also wouldn't suggest using on delicate clothing. It may prove harsh.