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Refers to products derived from natural, renewable plant sources, often used in environmentally friendly cleaners.

Essential Oils:

Concentrated natural oils extracted from plants that offer aromatic and cleaning properties. Common essential oils include lavender, lemon, eucalyptus, and tea tree.


Substances that do not pose a threat to human health or the environment when used as intended.


Materials that can be broken down by natural processes into simpler substances without causing harm to the environment.


Products designed to have minimal impact on the environment throughout their lifecycle, from production to disposal.

Natural Ingredients:

Components derived from nature, often used as active ingredients in cleaning products. Examples include citric acid (vinegar) and sodium bicarbonate (baking soda).


Products that are produced and used in a way that conserves resources and minimizes harm to the environment.


Products without added artificial scents or fragrances, suitable for individuals with sensitivities or allergies.


Formulated to minimize the risk of triggering allergic reactions, often using ingredients less likely to cause sensitivity.

pH Balance:

A measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a substance. Cleaning products often aim for a balanced pH to ensure effective cleaning without causing damage.


Surface-active agents that help break down dirt and oils, making them easier to remove from surfaces.


Ingredients that help mix oil and water-based components, aiding in the effective dispersion of cleaning agents.


Agents designed to remove grease and oils from surfaces, often using natural solvents or detergents.


Ingredients that target and eliminate bacteria, promoting a hygienic environment.


Agents that inhibit the growth of microorganisms, often used for disinfection purposes.


Substances that destroy or inhibit the growth of harmful microorganisms, providing a higher level of sanitization.


Substances that dissolve other substances, often used to remove tough stains or residues.

Citric Acid:

Natural compounds derived from citrus fruits like oranges and lemons, known for their cleaning and deodorizing properties.

Sodium Bicarbonate:

Commonly known as baking soda, used for its gentle abrasive and deodorizing properties.


A potent form of a cleaning solution that requires dilution with water before use.


The process of mixing a concentrated cleaning solution with water to create a usable product.

Food Grade:

Refers to materials that are safe for human consumption, often used in cleaning products to ensure they are non-toxic and safe for food contact surfaces.

GRAS List (Generally Recognized as Safe):

A list of substances that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined to be safe for consumption and use in various applications, including cleaning products.


The use of essential oils for therapeutic and aromatic purposes, often integrated into cleaning products for enhanced well-being.

Saponified Coconut Oil:

Saponification is a chemical process that turns fats or oils, such as coconut oil, into soap. When coconut oil undergoes saponification, it transforms into soap, which is an effective cleaning agent.

Hydrophobic Plant Compounds:

Hydrophobic means “afraid of water.” Hydrophobic plant compounds are natural substances found in plants that repel or resist water. In cleaning products, these compounds can help create a protective barrier on surfaces to prevent water or stains from sticking.

Vegetable-Derived Sugar Alcohol:

Sugar alcohol is a type of organic compound derived from sugars, and it is often used as a surfactant in cleaning products. When it’s derived from vegetables, it means it’s obtained from plant sources, making it more environmentally friendly and safe.

All-Natural Fruit Acids:

All-natural fruit acids are organic acids found in various fruits. These acids, like citric acid found in citrus fruits, are known for their ability to dissolve mineral deposits and stains, making them valuable components in cleaning solutions.

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