Contact Us

Combat Flu Season By Making Your Own Hand Sanitizer

hands
Photo: Creatas Images

It’s cold and flu season (and has been for a while).  We heed all the warnings.  Wash your hands, cough and sneeze into your elbow instead of your hands and stay home if you are feeling ill.  Of course, people are also using an abundance of hand sanitizer, which makes your hands dry out.  But, I found one that is alcohol free that you can make at home from jill at onegoodthingbyjillee.com

This is going to be a money saver for my co-host Ken because he’s a germ-a-phobe and douses himself in it daily.  (NOT kidding)!  Essential oils are the IN thing now and this alcohol free home made hand sanitizer utilizes several of my favorites.  The cool thing is that by being alcohol free that means it won’t dry out your hands!

Jill and her website is a great resource for several home made cleaners and personal products that will save time and make great gifts.  I made her home made laundry soap and will include that after we make our hand sanitizer.  Thanks, Jill!

Alcohol-Free Homemade Hand Sanitizer

  • •6 oz. of water
  • •2 Tbsp of Aloe Vera Gel
  • •10 drops each of rosemary, cinnamon, eucalyptus & clove bud essential oil
  • •20 drops of either lemon, wild orange or grapefruit essential oil – pick your favorite.

That’s it, that’s all you need!  Plus, it’s easy to make!!!

I took the labels off a liquid soap bottle that I had at home and washed it out really good.  (side note:  don’t just wash it in the dishwasher, it makes LOTS of suds).  Put the water, aloe vera gel and you favorite essential oils in (smells so good), put the top on tight and shake well.

It’s ready to use in the regular fashion by rubbing a small amount onto your hands.  Repeat often.  Hope it helps to keep you and your family healthy without dry hands.

I appreciate that Jill from onegoodthingbyjillee.com shares her info with everyone, you’ll find lots of interesting tips and ideas on her website!  I’m a fan!

Home Made Laundry Soap Recipe

 

 

 

When soap and water aren’t available, mix yourself up a batch of this sweet-smelling natural spray and you’re good to go.

 

More from B105

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kkcb.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on B105 TODAYS BEST COUNTRY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on B105 TODAYS BEST COUNTRY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!