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DIY Gel Hand Sanitizer Recipe

Simple ingredients found in your medicine cabinet!
Prep Time5 mins
Cost: $5


  • cup Aloe Vera Gel
  • cup Isopropyl (rubbing) Alcohol 60% – 90%
  • 10-20 drops Essential Oils Thieves, oregano, lavender, or citrus
  • 3 oz. Travel Sized containers


  • Mix aloe vera gel and alcohol together in a mixing bowl with a whisk.
  • Add in your essential oils. Remember to be sure that you do not have any reactions to your chosen oils prior to use.
  • Using funnel, pour mixture into travel sized containers for easy use.


  • Make sure that the alcohol is 60% - 90% rubbing alcohol as indicated by the CDC guidelines. 
  • Remember, nothing is ever a substitute for washing your hands!