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.
2. Natural De-greaser
Sprinkle salt on half a lemon and use to remove greasy messes.
3. Remove Odors from Dishware
Rub a lemon on a dish before washing to remove unwanted odors.
4. Deodorize Garbage Disposals
Don’t throw your lemon peels away; toss them down your garbage disposal to keep it from smelling bad.
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.
6. Soften Brown Sugar
Place lemon peel in a bag with brown sugar to keep it from becoming hard.
7. Keep Guacamole Green
Add lemon to your guacamole to keep from turning brown.
8. End Sticky Rice
Add lemon juice to the water as you cook your rice to prevent sticking.
9. Ant Repellent
Put lemon juice around windows and doors or place lemon peels at the entrances to repel ants.
10. Chrome Polisher
Add lemon juice to a soft cloth and rub on chrome to polish it.
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.
12. Moth Repellent
Place dried lemon peels in drawers to keep the moths away.
13. Dandruff Treatment
Place two tablespoons lemon juice on scalp and rub in then rinse and wash thoroughly.
14. Whiten Your Nails
Soak nails in a bowl for lemon juice (1/2 cup) and water (1 cup) for 5 to 10 minutes.
15. Whiten Tennis Shoes
Spray shoes with lemon juice and place the shoes in the sun to dry.
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.
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.
18. Repel Fleas
Mop the floors with a mixture of lemon juice and water to keep fleas away.
19. Blond Highlights
Rinse hair with 1/2 cup of lemon juice and 1 cup of water and bask in the sun.
20. Lighten Freckles and Liver Spots
Apply undiluted lemon juice directly to freckles and liver spots daily to lessen their appearance.
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