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Learn how to make your own homemade Hand Sanitizer with this quick and easy handmade hand sanitizer recipe using alcohol, essential oils and aloe vera all ingredients you should have around the house!
With the current anxiety around the corona virus pandemic, feeling prepared and clean helps reduce getting sick of getting sick. It’s easy enough to make hand sanitizer to keep on hand, in your purse and in your car using just a few ingredients.
Thank you grandma for this easy recipe and sharing it with us all.
HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE HAND SANITIZER
Homemade hand sanitizer, using this recipe only calls for a few ingredients that you most likely have around the house.
Rubbing alcohol is commonly found in households as it has many uses including for cleaning and disinfectant purposes. You can also take advantage of its antiseptic and cooling purposes on the skin in small amounts.
Aloe vera, is used as a moisturizer and also typically is used for sunburns an to calm skin. It comes from the Aloe succulent plant that grows in desserts. It is commonly used topically for treating skin conditions, such as psoriasis and acne. Aloe has also been know to have a calming effect on the skin and have been shown to help reduce itchiness and inflammation.
Make you hand sanitizer smell wonderful! Lavender oil will make the final hand sanitizer smell lovely and also create a calming peaceful affect which is perfect when anxiety about getting ill or catching a cold is a struggle.
This is the perfect essential oil to help reduce stress and anxiety and create a feeling of calm, peace and serenity just in time for a nap or early bedtime.
FAQ ABOUT HOMEMADE HAND SANITIZER
IS ALCOHOL FREE HAND SANITIZER EFFECTIVE?
Some recipes are alcohol free. Alcohol I know to be able to kill most germs. one alcohol free hand sanitizers contain ingredients that can reduce microbes but are less effective than alcohol.
CAN HAND SANITIZER KILL VIRUS?
Hand Sanitizers containing alcohol kill most material, and fungi and stop some viruses. Alcohol rub sanitizers containing at least 70% alcohol ( mainly ethyl alcohol) kill 99.9% of the material on hands 30 second after after application.
IS SOAP BETTER THAN HAND SANITIZER
Soap and water are more effective than hand sanitizers at removing certain kinds of germs. Hand sanitizers may also not be as effective when hands are visibly dirty or greasy.
HOMEMADE HAND SANITIZER RECIPE
HAND SANITIZER RECIPE
- glass measuring cup
- Mason Jar or Liquid Soap Dispenser
- 2/3 Cup Rubbing Alcohol
- 1/2 Cup Aloe Vera Jel
- 10 drops Lavender Oil
- Measure the rubbing alcohol and Aloe vera using a liquid measuring glass
- Place funnel over the soap dispenser or mason jar
- Pour rubbing alcohol and aloe vera through the funnel into container
- Remove funnell and add a few drops of Lavender Oil