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How To Make Your own HAND SANITIZER

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How to make your own effective hand sanitizer

How to make your own effective HAND SANITIZER.

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How to:

  1. Combine the following in a bowl or container:
  2. 1 - teaspoon of 71% - 95% Rubbing Acohol (must be this percent alcohol to kill viruses)
  3. 1/4 - cup Aloe Vera Gel
  4. 1/2 - teaspoon Vegetabe Glycerin
  5. Stir the ingredients togther to combine well. I like using a small whisk
  6. Once combined you can add 10 or so drops of essential oil - this is optional
  7. Again stir to combine
  8. Add a small amount distilled or puriied water. I add about 1/2 teaspoon at a time to get the consistency of hand sanitizer. Stir again
  9. A repurposed hand sanitizer container or other container.
  10. Using a funnnel add the sanitizer to the bottle
  11. Use as you would any hand sanitizer


This is a substitute for store bought hand sanitizer

Warnings & Cautions:

Measure carefully to be sure you don't over dilute the mixture. To disinfect you must use 71% or higher alcohol content. Buy this anywhere alcohol is sold. Make up a few bottles at a time. It does not contain stabilizers so it could loose potency after a month or so.

Linda Says:

To sanitize you must use enough product to coat fingers and hands. If you use too little it will not sanitize.

Why It Works:

The alcohol sanitizes and the aloe vera keeps hands from drying out and helps distribute the alcohol to hand surfaces. The glycerine draws moisture to the skin.