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DIY hand sanitizer is an easy way to avoid the damage that the chemicals and alcohol in commercial hand sanitizers do to your skin and health. Learn how to make your own hand sanitizer in two easy steps!

Easy Coronavirus-Safe Homemade Hand Sanitizer

This extra-strength hand sanitizer is easy to make at home. Hydrogen Peroxide has been proven to kill Coronavirus, and the essential oils are antimicrobial for even better protection against viruses!

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  • 2 oz. Amber Spray Bottles
  • 4 tbsp Hydrogen Peroxide (3% solution)
  • 30 drops Essential Oils (see below)
  • 5 drops Aloe Vera (optional, for moisturization)
  • 1 cup distilled/purified water


  1. Combine all ingredients except water and mix well

  2. Add water and mix well

  3. Pour mixture into individual bottles

  4. Shake before using

Recipe Notes

Antimicrobial essential oils: oregano, tea tree, eucalyptus, and clove. Other good choices include citronella, geranium, lemongrass, orange, patchouli, and peppermint. Use tea tree sparingly, as some people are sensitive.

This recipe stores well but try to use it within a month- you can store extra in a jar in the fridge until you need to refill your spray bottle, or share it with friends!

To use: spray on hands 2-3 times and rub in for at least 30 seconds

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