During this situation, where rubbing alcohol is sold out everywhere, people tends to find out for an alternative solution – a homemade disinfectant. Commercial rubbing alcohol were design not to burn skin and not produce skin irritation. Homemade hand sanitizer is a hot commodity right now here in the Philippines, or should I say in the whole world.

In the other countries, Distilleries are making hand sanitizer with their in-house alcohol and giving it out for free to combat coronavirus.

Making a homemade disinfectant or homemade sanitizer is not a substitute for washing your hands. It can’t be compared to commercialized rubbing alcohol and branded hand sanitizer. But at least, even a pinch, it could be a great help than nothing.

Gin + Water. A Homemade Hand Sanitizer?

Homemade hand sanitizer & disinfectant- Gin + Water

Is it effective to use Gin + Water as a hand sanitizer? But what should be the ratio and mixture? At this moment of writing, I have no idea. I will try 350mL of gin mix with 1 Lt of water. If you know the correct mixture, we urge you to comment down below and help us learn the proper mixture.

I think this is a great time for big companies such as San Miguel Corporation to provide help to the citizens. Help, YES! HELP. And no hidden agenda like taking advantage to… I guess you know.

Chlorine + Water – Homemade Handsanitizer & Disinfectant

Mixture of chlorine with water is a great solution. But I guess it will run out of stock sooner than Alcohol beverages. Clorox provided several ways on how to disinfect and sanitize.

Below is a mixture sent to us through messenger using Zonrox Bleach. We are not sure if this is correct. If there is something you want to say or to add, we urge you to please comment below and let us know what is the correct mixture.

  • Mix 9 Glasses of water with 1 glass of Zonrox = 70% alcohol, good for cleaning surface areas
  • Get 1 glass of mixed Zonrox & water then mix with another 9 glasses of water = 70% alcohol good for hand sanitizer.

get 1 glass of mized ZOnrox & water then mix with another 9 glasses of water = 70% alcohol good for hand sanitizer.

Some More Advice

Prevention is better than cure. It is better to be safe than sorry.

We can’t stay locked indoor too much long. For we need to find a way to make a living. But, we need to take care of ourselves. Alternative solution for hand sanitizing is the mixture of Zonrox Bleach + H20.

Read more about NCOVID-19 from Department of Health’s Website.


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