Washing your fruit and vegetables is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself from foodborne illnesses, such as listeria, E. coli, and salmonella. Whether your produce is commercially harvested or organic, it is still exposed to pesticides, dirt, and other contaminants that can be harmful.
This fruit & veggie wash will clean your produce naturally with carefully selected essential oils that have anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and many more beneficial properties.
Made locally in Gainesville, FL.
How to use
For direct application: apply a few drops directly to your produce and massage for about 30 seconds. Then rinse thoroughly with water.
For bulk washing: fill a basin, bowl or sink with water, add the fruit & veggie wash (use 2 tsp of the fruit & veggie wash for every 32oz of water), add your produce and swish them around in the water for about 30 seconds or use a pot scrubber to lightly scrub the produce. Drain the water and thoroughly rinse the produce.
32oz of water can wash approximately 10lbs of produce.
Cruelty-free, zero-waste, locally made, made in the US, plastic-free, safe for grey water and septic systems.
Saponified coconut oil*, olive oil*, jojoba oil*, aloe vera*, distilled water, lemon essential oil, eucalyptus essential oil, lavender essential oil, rosemary essential oil, tea tree essential oil, grapefruit essential oil, rosemary extract, grapefruit seed extract (* organic). See below for detailed ingredient information.
This liquid concentrate comes in an amber glass with an aluminum metal screw top lid.
Eucalyptus essential oil: Antibacterial and antifungal. Immune system booster, clears sinus passages, mental refresher. A potent antimicrobial, eucalyptus is a true multipurpose oil that works against bacteria and viruses - which is why it's so good for colds and other respiratory ailments - as well as fungi. It's also a natural anti-inflammatory and antiseptic which reduces any redness, swelling and pain while promoting wound healing.
Lemon essential oils have been used medicinally for at least 1,000 years to treat a wide spectrum of health conditions and is best known for its ability to cleanse toxins from the body, and it’s widely used to stimulate lymphatic drainage, rejuvenate energy, purify skin, and fight bacteria and fungi. It is a natural antimicrobial agent against food-borne pathogen and spoilage bacteria for fish processing industry.
Tea tree essential oil: Antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal! Modern studies have proven this powerful oil to inhibit bacteria like E-coli, pneumonia, Uti's, strep throat, sinus infections and more. Kills and prevents mold build up. Deodorizes.
Rosemary essential oil: Like Tea Tree it hits the big 3, Anti bacterial, viral, and fungal! Boosts immune system, stimulates antioxidants, decreases stress levels, increases mental focus, energy booster.
Lavender essential oil: The root word "lavare" literally means "to wash" . Anti microbial, bacterial, and anti spasmodic making it literally relax your muscles. Reduces anxiety.
Grapefruit extract: Research suggests that using this citrus oil may balance mood, decrease blood pressure, and relieve stress. Grapefruit essential oil also has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that may help treat various conditions, such as acne and stomach ulcers.
Distilled water is used because it's free of chemical preservatives, clear of any contaminants, toxins, bacteria or minerals that are found in your average tap water.