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Homemade Hand Sanitizer with Aloe Vera


  • 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol 99%
  • 1/4 cup aloe vera gel {bottled or raw}
  • 10 drops essential oil {tea tree, lemon, orange}


Extract the Aloe Vera Gel 

  • Cut the ends and spiked sides off of the aloe vera leaf.
  • Pull the leaf apart from the gel. You can also use a knife to separate the gel if you like.

Blend the Aloe Vera Gel 

  • Place the chunks of aloe vera gel into a blender and blend until smooth. 

Add all of the ingredients into a mixing bowl & Blend

  • Use a whisk, a hand mixer, or a blender to combine the ingredients together to create a gelled hand sanitizer.


  • Store your homemade hand sanitizer in a jelly jar with a lid or a pump jar.


To make a larger amount of hand sanitizer, just increase the recipe while keeping it to a 2:1 alcohol to aloe vera gel ratio.