5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Plant Based Cleaner

Thieves products make it easy for you to switch out harsh, chemical-filled products in your home with clean, plant-based products you can feel confident using.

We’ve talked a lot about harsh chemicals and your health, to make it simple and easy for you to share, we put together the top 5 reasons you should be using a plant based cleaner. We’ve gone over most of this information, but this list summarizes it all into 5 points.

  1. Safety

Have you read the label on the back of a commercial cleaner? Warning! Flammable! Do not ingest! Keep out of reach of children! Many chemicals used in household cleaners have not been tested for safety. Household cleaning supplies are one of the top five substance classes accounting for calls to The NSW Poisons Information Centre1

Kids, babies, and pets are even more vulnerable to chemical exposure because they are smaller and cannot get rid of toxins as easily as adults. It is worth ditching harsh chemicals for a cleaner with plant- and mineral-based ingredients.

#YLTIP Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier

The Waterless Hand Purifier is effective, safe, and gentle enough for your hands, especially if soap and water aren’t an option! Thieves Hand Purifier has a plant-derived formula with safe ingredients that you can trust.

  1. Air quality

Did you know that indoor air is 5–7 times more polluted than outdoor air? Most cleaning products contain Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)2, (source: Australian State of Environment, soe.environment.gov.au), which have been associated with many health problems. VOCs are released when products are used and can linger in the air long after we clean. When we breathe, we inhale the air—as well as whatever is in the air.

#YLTIP Thieves Essential Oil

  • Refresh musty carpets by adding 5 drops of Thieves Essential Oil to a cup of baking soda; combine well and let sit overnight until the oil is absorbed. Sprinkle over carpets and vacuum thoroughly.
    •Diffuse it around your home or office for a fresh, clean fragrance and to neutralize the air from strong odours.
    •Add a few drops to your dishwater or dishwasher to eliminate odours and boost cleaning.
  1. Environmental impact

Harsh chemicals found in cleaners are not only potentially harmful to our bodies, but they also have a major impact on the environment and are huge contributors to environmental pollution. Some conventional cleaning products contain ingredients that are toxic, non-biodegradable, and from non-renewable resources like petroleum, so they harm the Earth’s ecosystems. Harsh chemicals may contaminate the water through rivers, streams, and lakes, which affects wildlife, plants, trees, and us! Plus, there are thousands of chemicals that are in cleaning products that have never been tested for safety.

#YLTIP Thieves Household Cleaner

How do you dilute Thieves® Household Cleaner? We are making it simple in this post!
Thieves cleaner comes in a concentrated form. With one bottle of Thieves Cleaner, you can make about 60 x 800ml. spray bottles using the light degreasing ratio. There are approximately 60 capfuls of the cleaner in each bottle.

Light Degreasing Ratio: One cap Thieves Cleaner to three cups of water in a spray bottle.
– Use the light degreasing ratio for mirrors, windows, or other delicate surfaces.

Medium degreasing ratio: One cap Thieves Cleaner to two cups of water in a spray bottle.
– Use the medium degreasing ratio for your everyday use, countertops, floors, sinks, etc.

Heavy degreasing ratio: One cap Thieves Cleaner to one cup of water in a spray bottle.
– Use the heavy degreasing ratio on carpet stains, NingXia stains, or any hard to clean surface.

  1. Convenience

It’s much easier to clean with a few products that take care of all your cleaning needs, rather than a having whole arsenal of potentially toxic products under your sink and in your bathrooms. With Thieves® Household Cleaner, you can tackle multiple cleaning jobs in your home without switching products as you clean! It cleans countertops, windows, mirrors, floors, toilets, showers, and pretty much everything else. Plus, you don’t have to worry about getting bleach stains on your clothes or accidentally mixing dangerous chemicals together. It’s worth a try for the convenience alone.

#YLTIP Thieves Spray

Thieves Spray is perfect for anytime you are on the go. Spray it on surfaces like your steering wheel, door knobs, children’s toys, in your gym bag, hotel rooms and more!

  1. Cost

The cost of buying cleaners is expensive, especially if you have to buy multiple different cleaners. Thieves Household Cleaner is very cost effective, and it comes in a concentrated form. There are approximately 60 capfuls of the cleaner in a 426 ml bottle. Using the light degreasing ratio, you can get about 60 x all purpose cleaners.

Be empowered and take charge of your chores by using a cleaner with plant-based ingredients.

#YLTIP Thieves Dishwashing Liquid

If you haven’t used Thieves Dish Soap, do yourself and your family a favour and try it! Thieves Dish Soap will effectively clean your dishes without harsh chemicals, dyes, or synthetics. Jade Lemon and Bergamot essential oils and Thieves essential oil blend complete the formula with their naturally occurring constituents.

These are only five of the many reasons to use a plant-based product. Comment below why you choose to clean without harsh chemicals! Or find out more about our natural cleaning range!

1.Ref: The Poisons Information Centre website www.poisonsinfo.nsw.gov.au date downloaded:19/03/2019

  1. Ref: Australian State of Environment, soe.environment.gov.au, What is the state of Australia’s Environment 2016 report.