Try this DIY dishwasher detergent recipe for a more natural, essential oil-packed solution to your dirty dishes needs! The recipe calls for a variety of citrusy essential oils containing beneficial, cleansing properties like lemon.

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

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  • 1/4 Cup Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Citric Acid Powder
  • 1 Cup Washing Soda
  • 20 Drops Lemon
  • 10 Drops Orange
  • 10 Drops Citronella
  • 16 oz Glass Jar


1. Combine all ingredients together in the glass jar.
2. Shake to combine.