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New: Calli Essentials Hand Sanitizer

Posted on March 30 2020

I have been a bit apprehensive to release my essential oil-based hand sanitizer for a few reasons, mainly because I did not want to appear that I was capitalizing on a situation and the other with my reluctance to put out a hand sanitizer with alcohol in it.

You may wonder why I am reluctant to produce a product with alcohol; it is because of the countless studies that have been done that show alcohol-based hand sanitizers are contributing to our resistance to certain bacterial strains amongst other things. Having said this the CDC and Health Canada are only recommending alcohol-based hand sanitizers, so we have decided to offer both alcohol and alcohol-free versions.


Because of the increasing resistance, many essential oils have been studied at minimal concentrations and shown to be effective against bacteria, fungal and viral strains. The essential oil blend in our hand sanitizer has collectively been shown to have an effect against 30 gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria strains, numerous viruses including H1N1 and numerous fungal strains. We have reviewed over 40 studies done on these oils that have been completed by many sources including the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FOA) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Both our alcohol and alcohol-free versions have the same essential oil blend at the same concentration. The non-alcohol blend has tree tea hydrosol in its place. We leave the choice with you to decide which one is best. Alcohol does not impair the ability of the essential oils, it is, in fact, a carrier for them. 

We are only offering travel size options of these hand sanitizers at this time (supply constraints due in part to COVID 19). Please know that we are a small company without the benefit of large bulk purchases but have kept our price low and our profit minimum.

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