A REVIEW ON NATURAL FLOOR CLEANER AND INSECT REPELLANT
Simanchal Panda*, Dr. Prasana Kumar Kar and Sujit Kumar Martha
Most of the commercial floor cleansers available today, contain toxins and poisons that are hazardous to human health. Warning labels on these products themselves state that the contents are poisonous or dangerous, as they are chemical in origin. Even when stored carefully, toxic floor cleansers can leak out of bottles or be inhaled during use, especially dangerous in households with children. These toxic products seep into the environment, contaminating water supplies. No doubt theses cleaning products containing disinfectants can kill germs immediately but may also contribute to their stronger resistance in the long run. baking soda and vinegar baking soda, vinegar and essential oils, borax and water castile soap and water can be used for floor cleaners. But ingredients such as neem, cow urine, citronella, aloevera, eucalyptus oil etc. from natural sources may make enhanced antibacterial as well as insect repellant properties. The ingredients listed are naturally available and non toxic, non synthetic derivatives.
Keywords: Disinfectant, corrosive, insect repellant, non toxic, hazardous, septic.
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