Natural Hand Sanitizer

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Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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.
Contributor: 

Lawrence D. Rosen

Lawrence D. Rosen, MD, practices primary care at the Whole Child Center in Oradell, NJ, and is a nationally recognized expert in pediatric integrative medicine. He is also a founding member and chair-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Together with Jeff Cohen he authored Treatment Alternatives for Children: Reduce Serious Side Effects With Natural Equivalents to Conventional Remedies for Common Childhood Ailments.