Natural Hand Sanitizer


Want to avoid the chemicals and alcohol often found in commercially produced hand sanitizers?

Dr. Lawrence Rosen, an integrative pediatrician, recommends this homemade version as a safe and effective alternative.


  • 3 oz. filtered water
  • 1 tsp aloe vera gel
  • 10 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 10 drops clove essential oil
  • 10 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 20 drops lemon oil


  1. Mix ingredients in a 4-oz spray dispenser and shake gently.
  2. Spray on hands, and massage for about 30 seconds. The result is a natural, chemical-free hand sanitizer to keep germs at bay.