ideas and tips for a natural house !

Here you can find many advices to use natural products for your house and your garden.

  • Sodium bicarbonate (food grade and technical)
  • Soda ash (Sodium carbonate)
  • Sodium Percarbonate
  • Diatomaceous earth (amorphous)
  • Citric acid

Baking soda (food grade)

Baking Soda food grade by Naturasphere
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In the kitchen to cook :

To wash fruits and vegetables : 1 teaspoon in 1L of water

As baking powder : 1 teaspoon for 500gr of flour

 

 In the bathroom :

To deodorise and clean brushes : immerse them with 1 teaspoon in 1l of warm water

Apply bicarbonate under the armpits as natural deodorant

 

 

… and many other uses you have the secret … !

 


Baking soda (technical grade)

Baking soda technical grade by Naturasphere
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In washing machine : increases the effectiveness of laundry detergent by adding a tablespoon

 

 In the fridge : To deodorise put 200 gr of baking soda in a small plate.

 

 In shoes : deodorises and has an antifungal action

 

 On carpets and rugs : For a deep clean, spread baking soda, let it work overnight and vacuum

 

 

 


soda ash (Crystals soda / washing soda)

Soda ash uses by Naturasphere
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Detergents and dishwashing products : Increases the degreasing power.

 

Unclog sink pipes : Pour very hot water in the sink and 2 tablespoons of ash soda

 

To clean floors : add 1 tablespoon in 1 L of hot water

 

Soda ash is also very usefull in many cleaning DIY recipes

 

 

 

Read the instructions carefully before handling

Always use gloves and a mask for handling. Before use do a test on a small hidden surface.


Sodium percarbonate

Sodium percarbonate uses by naturasphere
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Keep the laundry white and clean

 

Remove laundry stains (mud, blood, fruit, sweat...) : soak the laundry in warm water with a tablespoon overnight, then rinse and wash.

 

 Keep the laundry white  : add a tablespoon in the washing machine drum (beware of colored linen and wool)

 

 Wash and disinfect washable diapers

 

 

Read the instructions carefully before handling

Always use gloves and a mask for handling. Before use do a test on a small hidden surface.


Citric acid

Citric acid uses by Naturasphere
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To cook : preservative, acidifier, antioxidant…

 

 Natural descaler : kettle, coffee maker, bathroom…

 

 Rustproof :  4 tablespoon in 1l of water

 

 Anti-moss for terrace : recipes is coming soon ;-)

 

 

Ingredient of many DIY recipes (tablets, dish washer detergent, bath bomb…)


diatomaceous earth (amorphous and food grade)

Diatomaceous earth uses by Naturasphere
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Absorbs odors and liquids

 

Increases litter lifspan (dogs, cats, hens…)

 

Soft abrasive for delicate surfaces

 

 

Helpfull against pests