Another helpful tip from a book by Jerry Baker. Here's a laundry challenge that's been around as long as laundry itself: getting yellow perspiration stains out of shirt underarms. To treat white shirts, there's nothing better than this recipe.
by Carol Martino
This mixture is non-toxic and it will not harm any animal, but will succeed in keeping them away. This probably will not work for birds (birds do not have a sense of smell.) Recommended by our local wildlife rehabber.
Use Orange Glass Shiner to polish any glass or mirror to a lovely finish and shine.
This is a joy to use and really works. I have a my 2-year olds grubby fingerprints to clean everyday. This works and is all natural. For a more antiseptic clean, substitute a little orange or lemon oil with some tea tree oil. The smell won't be that pleasing though. :-)
Use this spray on plants that are being attacked by caterpillars and other chewing pests. Caterpillars would rather starve than eat leaves sprayed with this. this also has been used by some as a possum repellent. From "Organic Vegetable Gardening" by Annette McFarlane and the Gardening Australia team
This recipe found in the Toronto Star. It comes from Green Clean by Linda and Mason Hunter and Mikki Halpin.
"For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death."
Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, 1962
Note: After the reviewers' comments, I've changed the number of drop of essential oils)
This natural sedative will help you relax and drift off into a deep and restful sleep. Enjoy my favourite pillow recipe! This is from the book 'Spa' Glow Guide: Simple steps for health and well being by Andrea Mc Cloud.
Jerry Baker's books have the most amazing household tips and helpful hints. Here's another good one! If you can't get to a blood stain right away and it's had a chance to make itself at home, hydrogen peroxide may not do the trick. Try this instead: