I just learned last week that ethyl alcohol, the main ingredient in hand sanitizer, is a petroleum by-product which is also flammable. I use hand sanitizer almost everyday, and I had no idea. Yikes! Luckily I found a simple recipe from Aura Cacia. Here's how to make organic hand sanitizer you can trust:

You only need three ingredients to make your own organic hand sanitizer with Aura Cacia's products. The company  supports over 500 jobs in Iowa.

Check out my video blog for DIY: American Made Organic Hand Sanitizer 

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2 ounces Aura Cacia vegetable glycerin (a vegetable derived product)
21 drops Aura Cacia lemon tea tree essential oil
1/4 teaspoon Aura Cacia Argan oil



Combine all ingredients and mix well in a bowl. Pour mixture into small travel sized container to take on the go. (Original recipe found here.)


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