Healthy alternatives


Brand nameProduct description
BenefectMulti Purpose Cleaner
EcoverZero All Purpose Cleaner
Meliora CleaningAll Purpose Home Cleaner, fragrance-free
Nature CleanAll-Purpose Cleaning Lotion
The Unscented CompanyAll Purpose


The microfibre cloths allow for efficient cleaning without the use of chemicals.

You can also prepare this very effective and healthy mixture. You will need:

1 teaspoon of baking soda

1/2 teaspoon washing soda

2 tablespoons of vinegar or lemon juice

1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of liquid soap based on vegetable oil

2 cups of very hot tap water

Mix baking soda, washing soda, vinegar and liquid soap in a spray bottle. Add very hot water and shake the bottle until completely dissolved. Spray the surfaces to be cleaned and wipe with a sponge, cloth or terry cloth.

Avoid the following chemicals in regular products

Ammonia: irritant and corrosive to the skin, eyes and respiratory and digestive tract

Butyl cellusolve: neurotoxic

Dyes (coal tar): carcinogen, skin sensitizer, photosensitizer

DEA (Diethanolamine): possible carcinogen (by production of nitrosamines)

d-Limonene: irritant to skin and eyes, respiratory sensitizer

Orthophenol: irritant

Parabens: endocrine disruptors

Synthetic fragrances: allergens

TEA (triethanolamine): irritant to the skin, eyes and respiratory tract, respiratory and skin sensitizer