Lemons have properties that make it an amazing cleaning weapon. They have antiseptic, antibacterial and acidic properties.
Here is a list of tips, tricks and recipes for lemons in the kitchen.
- Lemons high acidic content makes them a sanitizer and their scent makes them a great deodorizer. Using them to clean your microwave is one of the best ways to utilize their benefits.
Recipe: Take a slice of lemon and place it into a bowl of water. Put the bowl and water into the microwave for 50 seconds. Remove and then wipe your microwave clean . This will help deodorize and sanitize your microwave.
- Because of lemons acidity, they have great antibacterial properties. Using them to clean your cutting board is one way to use them to your advantage.
Recipe: Take a half of a lemon and scrub it on the surface of your cutting board to disinfect it.
- Stains on tupperware may seem impossible to remove, that is until you use lemon!
Recipe: Take some lemon juice and baking soda and apply it to the stain. Rub in circular motions then let sit over night . Remove with water and watch your stains disappear.
All natural cleaners are just as effective as chemical ones! Check out our next blog about using vinegar in your home.