We know that lemons are an amazing fruit. Drinking lemon water is only 1 way that can help you have an improved health.
But, did you know how valuable lemon peels are? They can be used to clean your home in many different ways.
These are some of the best and most useful ones!
Why Lemon Peels?
The cleaners we mostly use and buy at the store are full of harmful chemicals as well as synthetic fragrances:
- They irritate your skin
- Become poisonous if you ingest them
- Can cause different respiratory problems
How Can We Use Lemon Peels To Clean Your Home?
All Purpose Cleaner
Disinfects the home and cuts grease:
- Put several lemon peels into a glass jar. Cover them with white vinegar. They should be completely submerged.
- It should stay like that for 2 weeks.
- After that, strain it and prepare a 50:50 ratio with water.
- Use it to clean anything!
Put some lemon peels in your fridge to make it fresher.
You can also throw several lemon peels in your trash and eliminate odors.
Adding lemon peels into your dishwasher will deodorize it and rinse it.
Put several pieces of lemon to “clean” your garbage disposal.
Eliminate different insects, especially ants putting several pieces of lemon on your:
- Door entrances
- Near holes or cracks
- Ants hate the smell of lemon, but also fleas and roaches!
Lemon is naturally acidic which means it’s abundant in amazing antibacterial properties.
Rub different surfaces, like for example your cutting board using ½ a lemon.
Leave it to stay like that for 5 minutes before you rinse it well using plenty of water.
Your copper, chrome and stainless steel products can be cleaned with some sea salt sprinkled on the surface and then scrubbing it with a lemon peel.
It will eliminate any stain, grime and dirt, but also polish and rinse your metal belongings!
Prepare a scented humidifier by combining a pot of water with some lemon peels.
Let it simmer on low temperature on your stove.
This mixture will scent and humidify the air you breathe!
A little bit of lemon with its peels can help you have a healthy body, but also make your body sparkling clean. Amazing!