Green Multi-Purpose Cleaning Recipe

Natural and safe, this green multi-purpose cleaning recipe can be put together and ready to use in a matter of minutes from your household ingredients.

A small amount of Tea tree oil  makes this cleaner a gentle and effective anti-microbial (that includes bacteria, viruses AND fungus!)




  • 3/4 cup warm tap water
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 10 drops Tea Tree oil
  • 3 drops of Eco-friendly dish washing liquid (optional)


  • Mix together and pour into a spray bottle for future use.
  • Tea tree oil acts as a preservative and protects against germ growth within the

This mixture is excellent for any surface and works wonders on stinky yoga mats.

De-funking your Mat

  • Lay your yoga mat in a bathtub or shower
  • Spritz both sides with the multi-purpose cleaning mixture
  • Wipe the mat with a clean sponge
  • Hose it down with warm water
  • Pat with a towel
  • Leave to air dry

Author:  Dr. Karen Lamb, NMD, LPC


About DrLambNMD

Dr. Karen Lamb is a Naturopathic Doctor and Counselor in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Lamb specializes in finding and understanding the root cause of chronic physical and/or psychological diseases. She uses natural, safe and effective treatments to unlock the body’s immense potential for regeneration and healing. Read More »

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