How to make your own toilet bombs

How to make your own toilet bombs

If you are looking to reduce your plastics and waste, use natural products to clean your home and improve your wellbeing then this recipe is for you.

Making your own toilet bombs is great fun and simple to do, requiring very few ingredients.

This easy recipe guides you through how to make your own toilet bombs. There is also a Youtube video which shows you each step of the way, including the finished product.

Ingredients for Toilet Bombs

Toilet Bombs

Total Time: 10 minutes


In a bowl combine the bicarbonate of soda and citric acid, stir thoroughly. Add in the lemongrass essential oil and mix.

Spray with caution

Using your fine water spray, slowly start the spray the mix, making sure you stir as you go. If you add it too quickly or add to much you will create the chemical reaction and your mixture will start to fizz!

Press into moulds

When your mixture starts to look like wet sand, and will stay in a clump in your hand it is ready to be spooned into your moulds.

Press firmly

When you have filled your moulds, press firmly with the back of the spoon to ensure the mixture is firmly in place. I also like to use my fingers at this point.

Leave to dry and set

Leave out for about 2-3 hours, you will know when they are ready as they simply pop out of the moulds.

Pop in your toilet

I store my bombs in a pretty jar beside the toilet. Then when I want one, I simply pop into in and watch the fizzing magic happen!

How to make your own toilet bombs

More Recipes

If you would like to see more recipes on natural home made products, then see the blog on how to make your own multipurpose cleaning spray .

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About Rachel Hawkes

Author of Mindful Parenting – 40 Mindful Moments to Share with your children. Rachel is the owner of Harmonia Therapies, a wellbeing centre and also founder of Buddha Buddies, where she teaches baby and kids massage and yoga. She loves all things Mindful and is working on the journey to becoming a more Mindful Parent. Being more environmentally friendly is just one step on the path.

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