Experts consider lemons to be the healthiest fruits on the planet, as they are abundant in minerals, vitamins, and other nutrients, and have potent medicinal properties.
They fight germs, viruses, and bacteria, and protect the skin, heart and hair. Moreover, these fruits enrich the taste of various drinks and recipes.
However, not all of you know that lemons can effectively get rid of the bad odors in the kitchen, as well as common germs and bacteria which develop on kitchen surfaces.
There is nothing better than the smell of fresh lemons, it can make a place feel clean and refreshing.
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.
Cut the lemon in 4 parts but not to the end because they should not separate. 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 germs and bacteria.
MORE USES OF LEMONS:
Lemons have so many uses and when it comes to the home, they are a great cleaning product that is not expensive.
1. FRESHEN THE FRIDGE
Remove refrigerator odors with ease. Dab lemon juice on a cotton ball or sponge and leave it in the fridge for several hours. Make sure to toss out any malodorous items that might be causing the bad smell.
2. USE LEMON PEELS AS A SHOE DEODORIZER
You can get rid of smelly shoes by putting lemon peels in them. Dry them well and then put the peel of half an orange in each shoe. Leave the shoes for 24 hours. The peels naturally absorb bad odors while infusing shoes with their fresh scent.
3. 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, adding 20 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 and use it to clean surfaces, floors and windows.
4. REMOVING HARD WATER STAINS FROM APPLIANCES AND FIXTURES
Keep your faucets shiny and free from water spots for longer using an lemon peel. The citrus oils in lemon peels naturally removes them. Just rub the peel on the fixtures to polish them right up.
5. FOR DRY CRACKED HEELS
Cut the lemon in half and squeeze out the lemon juice, 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 it like that for 30 mins. 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 will be soft, smooth and your feet will smell lemony-fresh.