Natural Hand Sanitizer (70% Ethanol)
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Equipment: 5 units of 4-oz sanitized plastic bottles with screw top or flip top lids
Recipe type: DIY
  • 1¾ cup ethanol (95% or the highest you can find)
  • ¾ cup vegetable glycerine
  • Pinch of xanthan gum
  • 10 drops total, essential oils (a single oil or a combination of: lemon, sage, rosemary, lavender, or thyme)
How To Make
  1. Combine the ethanol, glycerine, xanthan gum, and essential oils in a mixing bowl. Mix well to combine.
  2. Transfer to the bottle.
  3. Let stand 72 hours before use.
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