The Best Natural Cleaning Products to Add to Your Housekeeping Arsenal


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You deem yourself a neat freak and habitually tidy up, but does that mean you have a clean home? While commonplace cleaning products claim to kill germs and eliminate bacteria, many of these chemically comprised formulas leave a trail of hazardous toxins behind, which accomplishes just the opposite in terms of keeping you and your family healthy.

Fortunately, the market for safe yet effective products has expanded, and we've rounded up the top brands with the best natural cleaning products. Look no further for an effectual selection of beautifully scented plant-based products that work to clean and sanitize your space just as well as the big, bad guys. The pro? No risk of polluting your home with hidden ingredients that are actually—how do we say it?—dirty. Did we mention these natural cleaning products look a lot prettier, too? Upgrade your standards, and stock your shelves with the best natural cleaning products below.

This story was originally published on April 7, 2016, and has been updated.