Disinfect Your Home Naturally After Illness

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The only way you can protect the members of your family from falling ill is to disinfect your home. On the other hand, if there is someone unwell in your home, disinfecting the entire house will help to keep the rest of the members safe and healthy.

When one falls ill especially with a viral fever or chicken pox, disinfecting the home is a must and it should be done without any waste of time.


The best ingredients that can be used to disinfect your home are lemon, vinegar, turmeric and baking soda. These kitchen ingredients have properties in them which will enable to kill any germ or virus thriving in your humble abode.

So, lets get started on how you can disinfect your home naturally with these home remedies, take a look at some of the best possible ways to make your home, germ-free.


Dining Room

Make a solution of olive oil or vegetable oil mixed with the juice of two lemons. Spray this solution over the dining table to clean the area and disinfect your table from any virus.


Kid's Room

Since little kids are more prone to falling ill, it is important that you disinfect their room with powerful natural ingredients like alcohol. Swipe clean their study table and chairs with a cloth drenched with alcohol or undiluted vinegar to help disinfect the room after illness.



Since the bedroom contains a ton of virus after the illness, it is necessary to clean and disinfect the room with cleaning agents. Remove the linen from the bed and pillow, soak them in undiluted vinegar and a little lemon to help kill the germs.



ipe scum-covered shower doors or even shower curtains with a few drops of lemon essential oil twice a month. You can also use tea tree oil to clean your commode and disinfect the toilet from the virus.


Living Room

To disinfect your living room the first and best thing you should do is sprinkle the sofa with baking soda. Allow it to sit for 30 minutes before cleaning it with a damp cloth. Baking soda kills the virus in minutes and is very powerful.



It is very important to disinfect the living room as well. Wipe the counter clean with a solution made from lemon juice and vinegar. You can also use a strong homemade detergent if needed.

Read more about: cleaning tips, home, illness, flu, cold, fever
Story first published: Friday, September 11, 2015, 23:00 [IST]
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