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Last Updated on January 5, 2024 by Heather Mandracchia

This DIY antibacterial spray with essential oils is an easy, natural cleaning product that can be made in less than 5 minutes with an empty spray bottle and handful of ingredients.

I keep this DIY antibacterial spray on hand in the kitchen to use as a finishing spray after I wipe the counters down with natural disinfectant wipes.

The spray also comes in handy for door knobs and frequently touched areas during times of illness throughout the year.

DIY Antibacterial Spray Ingredients

  • 4oz 70% isopropyl alcohol
  • 3 drops lavender essential oil
  • 3 drops lemon essential oil
  • 3 drops wild orange essential oil
  • 3 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 3 drops tea tree essential oil
  • Distilled water
  • 16oz glass spray bottle (or PET plastic)

How to Make a DIY Antibacterial Spray

  1. Add essential oils to a 16oz spray bottle.
  2. Add alcohol.
  3. Fill the rest of the bottle with distilled water. 
  4. Shake well before each use. 
natural cleaning supplies gathered together neatly on the counter

Directions for Use:

Spray the soiled area with antibacterial spray. Let sit for 60 seconds before wiping clean with a microfiber rag.

Storage and Shelf Life:

Keep tightly closed in a cool, dark place. Try to use up the cleaning spray within 6 months.

Check Out My Other Natural Cleaning Solutions

Hand Sanitizer Spray with Essential Oils

Bathroom Freshening Spray

DIY Toilet Bombs

Natural disinfectant wipes (nontoxic and reusable)

Natural Homemade Mop Solution

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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This information is for educational purposes only.

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