Homemade Tea Tree Oil Hand Sanitizer

Try this recipe for homemade tea tree oil hand sanitizer that's better for your health than store brands!


  • 1 Tbsp. witch hazel extract I like Thayers
  • 1 cup aloe vera gel
  • 30 drops tea tree essential oil
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil for scent
  • 1 tsp. vitamin E oil


  1. In a metal or glass bowl, mix the oils together.

  2. Add witch hazel and mix again.

  3. Add aloe vera and mix to combine.

  4. Using a funnel, which sometimes comes with the bottles, pour the mixture into a 4oz or 8oz bottle. <a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Use a dark bottle</a> to keep the essential oils from drying up.

  5. Shake gently before using each time.

  6. Use within 6 months