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DIY Natural Toilet Bowl Cleaners: A Fresh and Sanitary Bathroom

Natural Toilet Bowl Cleaners


A healthy household requires a clean and hygienic bathroom. Many commercial toilet bowl cleaners on the market are created with harsh chemicals that are harmful to both the environment and human health, despite their abundance. Thankfully, you can make safe, effective, and environmentally friendly natural toilet bowl cleansers at home with a few basic components. Let's explore some DIY recipes to keep your toilet bowls sparkling clean and your bathroom smelling fresh.

Baking Soda and Vinegar Cleaner


  • 1 cup baking soda

  • 1 cup distilled white vinegar

  • Essential oils (optional for fragrance)


  1. Pour the baking soda into the toilet bowl.

  2. Add the vinegar slowly and let the mixture fizz.

  3. Use a toilet brush to scrub the bowl, focusing on stains and buildup.

  4. Once it has sat for ten to fifteen minutes, flush the toilet.

Lemon and Borax Cleaner


  • 1 lemon (juiced)

  • 1/2 cup borax powder

  • Water


  1. Mix the lemon juice and borax in a bowl.

  2. Add enough water to make a paste.

  3. Let the paste remain in the toilet bowl for a minimum of one hour after applying it.

  4. Scrub with a toilet brush and flush.

Tea Tree Oil and Baking Soda Spray


  • 1/2 cup baking soda

  • 10 drops tea tree essential oil

  • Water

  • Spray bottle


  1. Mix the baking soda and tea tree oil in the spray bottle.

  2. After adding water, shake the bottle thoroughly.

  3. For 15 to 20 minutes, spray the mixture within the toilet bowl.

  4. Scrub with a toilet brush and flush.

Vinegar and Borax Solution


  • 1/2 cup vinegar

  • 1/4 cup borax powder

  • Water


  1. Combine vinegar and borax in a bowl and stir.

  2. Add water to dilute the solution.

  3. After adding the mixture to the toilet bowl, leave it there overnight.

  4. Scrub and flush in the morning.

In addition to being efficient at getting rid of stains and smells, these homemade natural toilet bowl cleaners are also healthy for the environment and septic systems. You may enjoy a clean, fresh bathroom without subjecting your family to dangerous chemicals by implementing these eco-friendly cleaning solutions into your daily routine. Happy cleaning!

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