Detox Your Yoga Mat

yoga Apr 07, 2017




Yoga mats can be made of plastic, like vinyl (one of the most toxic materials for our planet and our health). A healthier material for yoga mats is 100% natural rubber.



To cleanse your yoga mat, you can use essential oils in the doTERRA recipe below. But please conduct a test patch first because not all yoga mats are the same and the recipe below may damage some mats.

3/4 cup distilled water
1/4 cup alcohol-free witch hazel or white vinegar
5 drops Lavender essential oil (soothing effect on your mood)
3 drops Melaleuca (tea tree) essential oil (antibacterial and antifungal effects)
Amber- or blue- colored glass spray bottle (protects the essential oils from sunlight)

Combine all ingredients in glass spray bottle.
Shake until combined.
To use, spray on mat and wipe dry with towel.

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