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Thieves Household Cleaner

Thieves® Household Cleaner is the perfect, versatile go-to for all your cleaning needs for a happy, healthy home.  Thieves Household Cleaner provides peace of mind by using only plant-based and naturally derived ingredients to effectively clean your home without taking synthetic shortcuts or using potentially harsh ingredients. Ultra-concentrated and non-abrasive, Thieves Household Cleaner is perfect for just about any surface and is infused with Young Living’s signature Thieves premium essential oil blend that will fill your home with a rich, spicy aroma.

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How to Dilute Thieves Cleaner

Thieves Household Cleaner is a concentrated, versatile solution that gives you a deep clean when scrubbing, degreasing, spot cleaning, dusting, and more—all without harsh chemicals. With the help of Young Living’s training and education team, learn how to dilute Thieves Cleaner.

Floor Cleaners Using Thieves Household Cleaner

General Floor Cleaner

  • 1 capful THC = 1 tablespoon
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • 3 drops Lemon or Pine essential oil

Mix together in a cleaning bucket

Carpet Cleaner

Combine 1 capful (1 tablespoon) of Thieves Household Cleaner with 6 cups of water.  Spray and blot as needed. Repeat if needed.  And yes, you may use THC in your carpet shampooer.  I do it all of the time and love how my carpets look and smell.  Just use the ratio above and adjust to how many cups of water are used in the holding tank of your carpet cleaner.  Be sure to rinse out your tanks with fresh water when you are done.

Hardwood Floor Cleaner

Mix the following in your cleaning bucket

  • 1 capful (1 tablespoon) Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 10 drops Citrus Fresh essential oil
  • 1 gallon hot water

Carpet Freshener

  • 1 capful (1 tablespoon) Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 1 cup of baking soda.

Mix ingredients and let mixture sit overnight until the liquid is absorbed. To use, sprinkle over carpet, let sit for an hour and vacuum thoroughly.

 

 

Laundry Cleaning Tips with Thieves Household Cleaner

Stain Remover

Cover stain with Lemon essential oil and a splash of Thieves Household Cleaner.  Give it a good scrub. Let it sit for 10 minutes, wash with Thieves Laundry soap.

Stain Roller

In a 10 ml or an empty 15 ml bottle of Lemon essential oil (keep those empty bottles!), fill half with Thieves Household Cleaner, half with water.  Add a few drops of Lemon essential oil for whitening.  Add roller, swirl the bottle to combine ingredients and swipe those stains away.

DIY “Bleach”

Supplies

  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide
  • 2 capfuls (2 tbsp) of Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 10 drops Lemon essential oil
  • Large Mason jar

Instructions

Simply add everything together in your mason jar. To use, just shake your jar. Add 1/2 cup of the “bleach” to the compartment where you would normally add bleach or just add to the wash water while filling, before adding your clothes.

 

DIY stain remover with essential oils

Got a stubborn stain that just won’t come out? DIY your own stain remover stick that’s supercharged with Thieves® Laundry Soap and Lemon essential oil and free from the harsh chemicals you don’t want around your family.  You’ll love the citrus-spice smell as you gently remove stains.

Ingredients

  • 1 bar solid castile soap, unscented, shaved into small pieces
  • 1/3 cup washing soda
  • 2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup Thieves® Laundry Soap
  • 4 drops Lemon essential oil
  • Empty deodorant container
  • Empty lip balm container

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients except for the essential oil and laundry soap into a saucepan.
  2. Heat on low until the soap and all the particles are mostly melted.
  3. Remove from the heat.
  4. Add Thieves laundry soap and essential oil and evenly mix.
  5. Let cool slightly and empty the mixture into a ziplock bag.
  6. Cut the corner off and squeeze the liquid into your containers.
  7. Put on the lids, let completely cool.
  8. Lightly dampen stick with a wet washcloth before use to adequately spread around the stained area.
  9. Wash as you normally would.

 

 

 

 

All-Purpose Cleaning with Thieves Household Cleaner

Suggested Dilution Ratios

  • Heavy:      15 parts water to 1 part Thieves Household Cleaner
  • General   30 parts water to 1 part Thieves Household Cleaner *
  • Light:        50 parts water to 1 part Thieves Household Cleaner

* With a 14.4oz bottle – this general-cleaning mixture will produce over 440 oz (6.9 gallons) of a chemical-free cleaning solution.

All-Purpose Cleaner

  • 1 capful THC = 1 tablespoon
  • Distilled Water
  • 16 oz. Glass Spray bottle

Add all of the ingredients into your spray bottle. Shake to mix.

*Optional-add a drop or two of Thieves, Orange, Bergamot, Nutmeg,
Cinnamon Bark, Ginger, Clove, Christmas Spirit, or Lemon essential oil to give
a boost of aroma to the bottle. I love it with just the cleaner on it’s own, but I
want you to know that you don’t need to buy those expensive seasonal
sprays.  Just have fun making your own, good for you cleaning spray.

 

 

This and That Cleaning with Thieves Household Cleaner

  • Sanitize your sponges overnight by soaking them in quart of water and a capful THC.
  • Clean Produce by using 1 capful of THC in 3 cups of water to make your own Fruit & Veggie spray.
  • Make a mister for your plants that they will love with 1 capful THC per quart of water.

Oven Cleaner

Spray Thieves Household Cleaner in your oven.  Sprinkle baking soda over THC.   Spray THC again. Let sit for 10-15 minutes. Scrub clean.

 

Bathroom Cleaning with Thieves Household Cleaner

 

Thieves “Soft Scrub”

Sometimes you need a little muscle behind a cleaning job and I guarantee what you have been using, doesn’t smell as captivating as this does. I use this to clean my bathtub, to scour the kitchen sinks, get cooked on food mishaps on my stove top off, a pot that needs to soak for a bit, and anywhere else that there is a pesky, hard to clean area in my home. This makes a lot. If you were making a gift basket for a new bride filled with kitchen items, or a gift basket for a new neighbor, this would be a delightful addition.

Supplies

  • 3 cups baking soda
  • 3/4 cup Thieves Household cleaner
  • 1 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar
  • 30 drops Lemon essential oil
  • Jar with a lid
  • (optional)-label for jar

Instructions

1. In a large glass bowl, add THC, vinegar, and Lemon EO
2. Slowly add baking soda, stirring to combine
3. Put into to your jar of choice
4.*Add label to jar

 

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DIY Thieves Cleaning Fizzies

We’ve created the perfect solution that will leave your bathroom smelling fresh and clean like Lemon essential oil or Thieves® or Citrus Fresh™ essential oil blends.  This recipe for DIY cleaning fizzies isn’t limited to bathroom cleanup! You can also use it to clean out small-necked bottles or use it as a dish soak for a sink full of dirty pots and pans.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients and mix evenly.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine water, essential oils or blends, and V-6.
  3. Pour liquids into the large bowl and whisk together until combined.
  4. Use mixture to fill ice cube tray or candy mold about three fourths full. If mixture expands and spills over mold, gently repack into the mold.
  5. Let sit overnight to dry in room temperature area. When dry, pop tablets out and store in a glass jar.
  6. When needed, put a tablet in the toilet bowl, hard-to-clean bottles, or sink full of dishes to help clean and deodorize. Let tablet sit in bowl, bottle, or sink for 20–30 minutes to fizz and dissolve. Once dissolved, flush or rinse out.

 

 

 

Wood Cleaners Using Thieves Household Cleaner

Wood Furniture Cleaner

  • 2 capfuls (2 tablespoons) of Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 1 cup olive, avocado, or fractionated coconut oil
  • 20 drops of Bergamot or 4 drops Joy & 16 drops Citrus Fresh essential oil

Add all ingredients into a 16 oz. spray bottle. Top with distilled water. Shake often during use.

Glass, Windows & Mirrors Cleaning with Thieves Household Cleaner

Glass & Mirror Cleaner

  • 1 capful (2 tsp) of Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 5 drops Lemon essential oil
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • Distilled water.

Pour the ingredients Into a 16 oz. spray bottle and shake until mixed.  Spray window or glass surfaces and wipe clean with a microfiber cloth.

 

Eyeglass Cleaner

Mix together in a 2 oz. spray bottle

  • 1/2 tsp. Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 5 drops unscented witch hazel
  • Top off with distilled water.

 

Makeup Brushes Cleaner

In a small jar, add a thin layer of THC on the bottom. Fill with enough warm water to cover bristles of your brushes 1/2- 3/4 of the way.  Don’t fill the jar with so much water that it covers the bases of your brushes.  You will wreck your brushes by doing so because it will soften the glue that holds the bristles onto the brushes.  Swish around for a minute, let soak for a few minutes.  Rinse brushes until water runs clear.  Gently squeeze dry with a towel, reshaping your brushes while doing so. Hang over the edge of counter or sink and let them air dry the rest of the way.

 

 

From the Professional

I got the DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner recipe from Janessa Higgerty who is a professional house cleaner.  She uses only Thieves Household Cleaner and the THC recipes listed below to clean her client’s homes.  She has of this writing, 14 very happy clients.

She cleans her client’s homes, top-to-bottom using:

  • Thieves heavy duty cleaner for bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Thieves all-purpose cleaner for dusting, mirrors & windows (using separate microfibre cloths for each)
  • DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner (see recipe below) for all stainless steel appliances, taps and faucets
  • Thieves Soft Scrub for kitchen grease, stove tops, bathtub/bathroom grime & soap scum, making sure to only use it where she can rinse it off well with water to make sure that no film is left behind.
  • Thieves Household Cleaner Concentrate for floors and walls, mixing with vinegar and Pine and Orange essential oils.
  • Thieves “Bleach” for extra dirty places
  • Thieves carpet/mattress powder
  • Lemon essential oil for sticky stuff
  • Thieves Heavy Duty cleaner (see recipe below) for toilet bowl. If extra power is needed she will use the soft scrub too.

Top to bottom cleaning with no toxic synthetic chemicals.  Try it in your home.

 

DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner

Supplies

  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 3/4 cup distilled water
  • 1 capful THC= 1 Tablespoon
  • 10-12 drops Lemon Essential oil
  • small glass spray bottle

Instructions

  1. Mix well in a glass spray bottle.
  2. Spray onto a soft cloth or you can spray directly onto the appliance.
  3. Wipe clean until dry.

Janessa says that she will use this solution after she has cleaned appliances and taps with the Thieves Heavy Duty Cleaner (recipe to follow) and drying them.  Then she comes back and follows up with the Stainless Steel Cleaner.  She will use either spray appliances and taps directly or onto the cloth, wipe clean, then follow up by using another second clean cloth until shiny and streak free.

 

Thieves Heavy Duty Cleaner

Supplies

  • 16 oz glass spray bottle
  • 2 capfuls THC=2 Tablespoons
  • Distilled water
  • White Vinegar
  • 20 drops of Essential oil

 

Instructions

  1. Put your essential oil and THC into your 16 oz glass bottle.
  2. Fill the remainder of the bottle with equal parts Vinegar and distilled water.

 

Essential oil suggestions

  • Eucalyptus and Citrus Fresh
  • Orange and Eucalyptus
  • Pine and Citrus Fresh
  • Pine and Lemon
  • Lavender and Pine

 

What combination can you come up with that fills your home with its beautiful fragrance?

 

 

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