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You can use just plain water as the base, but I prefer using witch hazel (this is a link to the kind I get on amazon, but this same brand is also available at Wal*Mart). The splash of carrier oil (you can choose from the list here) is to add some moisture and dilute the essential oils.
Hand Sanitizer Spray
- 10 drops Sweet Orange essential oil Citrus sinensis, Citrus aurantium
- 14 drops Tea Tree essential oil Melaleuca alternifolia, Melaleuca linariifolia var. alternifolia
- 2 teaspoons carrier oil
- 2 ounces witch hazel (I like to use this one).
This makes a 2% dilution
- Add to a 2 ounce spray bottle (I like to use these).
- Shake well before using.
INFORMATION BOX FOR THIS RECIPE…
- all ages, including children*
- for pregnant women (except the Boswellia papyrifera species of Frankincense)
- for breastfeeding women
* All of the essential oils are safe for use on children, but I would not spritz on the hands of children young enough to suck on their hands – and children this young probably don't need a hand sanitizer.
You can use water instead of witch hazel if you wish.
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