Dec 5, 2013

20 Ways to Use a Lemon!

Dec
5
2013
Thursday

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

Lemons have many uses from cooking to providing a safe and inexpensive way to clean your entire house! Here are 20 different ways that you can use a lemon.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

1.  Fridge Freshening

After cleaning out the fridge place a cotton ball soaked with lemon in the fridge and allow to sit or clean directly with lemon.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

2.  Natural De-greaser

Sprinkle salt on half a lemon and use to remove greasy messes.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

3.  Remove Odors from Dishware

Rub a lemon on a dish before washing to remove unwanted odors.

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

4.  Deodorize Garbage Disposals

Don’t throw your lemon peels away;  toss them down your garbage disposal to keep it from smelling bad.

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

5.  Clean Microwaves

Combine a few tablespoons of lemon juice and a cup of water in a microwave safe bowl.  Turn the microwave on for 5 minutes and allow the water to steam and condense on the walls so you can easily wipe it down.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

6.  Soften Brown Sugar

Place lemon peel in a bag with brown sugar to keep it from becoming hard.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

7.  Keep Guacamole Green

Add lemon to your guacamole to keep from turning brown.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

8.  End Sticky Rice

Add lemon juice to the water as you cook your rice to prevent sticking.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

9.  Ant Repellent

Put lemon juice around windows and doors or place lemon peels at the entrances to repel ants.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

10.  Chrome Polisher

Add lemon juice to a soft cloth and rub on chrome to polish it.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

11.  Wood Polisher

Add a cup of lemon juice and a cup of olive oil to a spray bottle and spray on wood then wipe off with a soft cloth.

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

 

12.  Moth Repellent

Place dried lemon peels in drawers to keep the moths away.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

13.  Dandruff Treatment

Place two tablespoons lemon juice on scalp and rub in then rinse and wash thoroughly.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

14.  Whiten Your Nails

Soak nails in a bowl for lemon juice (1/2 cup)  and water (1 cup)  for 5 to 10 minutes.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

15.  Whiten Tennis Shoes

Spray shoes with lemon juice and place the shoes in the sun to dry.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

16.  Cat Repellent

Keep cats off the lawn by throwing lemon peels and coffee grounds on areas cats use your lawn as a litter box.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

17.  Remove Stains from Hands

If you have been berry picking or making  a berry pie, your hands may be stained.  Wash with undiluted lemon and rinse.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

18.  Repel Fleas

Mop the floors with a mixture of lemon juice and water to keep fleas away.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

19.  Blond Highlights

Rinse hair with 1/2 cup of lemon juice and 1 cup of water and bask in the sun.

 

20 Ways To Use A Lemon!!

20.  Lighten Freckles and Liver Spots

Apply undiluted lemon juice directly to freckles and liver spots daily to lessen their appearance.

****BONUS!!!****

Lemon WAter Detox

Lemon water is a natural way to detox your body!!  Read more here!

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