Lemon not only has countless health benefits but also a numerous household uses. The smell of fresh lemons can make your house clean and with refreshing smell. The citrus smell will naturally replace the bad trash can smell. That’s why so many cleaning products use citrus to scent their products. This effective trick will help you eliminate the bad smells in your kitchen, and also fight bacteria and germs.
Follow below instructions:
Cut the lemon in 4 parts but not to the end as they should not be separated. Put some salt on the pieces and place the lemon in your kitchen. This trick will neutralize the bad odors and will give a wonderful and refreshing citric smell to your kitchen. Also, it will eliminate all germs and bacteria from your kitchen.
Additional usage of lemon:
Lemons have so many uses it comes to the home as it has been proven to be effective. They are a great cleaning product that are cost effective but efficient.
- FRESHEN THE FRIDGE
Lemons remove refrigerator odors very easy. Dab lemon juice on a cotton ball or sponge and leave it in the fridge for several hours. Toss out any malodorous product that might be causing the bad smell.
- USE LEMON PEELS AS A SHOE DEODORIZER
Get rid of smelly shoes by putting lemon peels in them. Dry them well and then put the peel of half alemon in each shoe. Leave the peels in the shoes for at least one night. The peels naturally absorb bad odors. At the same time, they infuse shoes with their fresh scent.
- MULTIPURPOSE SPRAY WITH CITRUS FRUIT PEELS
To make a multipurpose detergent, cut the washed peels of an orange and a lemon in pieces. Put them in a glass container and add20 grams of baking soda and a glass of white wine vinegar. Leave it to rest for ten days, then filter and transfer to a spray bottle. Shake the mixture prior usage and use it to clean surfaces, floors and windows.
- REMOVING HARD WATER STAINS FROM APPLIANCES AND FIXTURES
You can also use lemon peels to keep your faucets shiny and free from water spots. The citrus oils in lemon peels naturally removes water spots. Just rub the peel on the fixtures so you can polish them right.
- FOR DRY CRACKED HEELS
Cut the lemon in half and squeeze out the lemon juice as you will only need a little bit of lemon peel with pulp in it. Put the halves directly to your heels, put your socks and keep them on your feet for at least 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, take off the socks and throw away the lemon halves. The acid from the lemon removes dead skin cells and softens skin. All the rough, cracked parts of skin now will be soft and smooth but also your feet will smell lemony-fresh.