The cleaning properties of lemon


With lemon you can easily clean greasy pots and gas burners. To do this, take half a lemon, sprinkle on some salt and RUB the greasy spot. Then simply wipe the surface with a damp cloth and wipe dry. Care must be taken when cleaning surfaces that are very sensitive to acids, e.g. marble.


Accumulated limescale in the coffee maker or the kettle may be cleaned with lemon peel. To clean the kettle you need to fill it with water, add finely cut zest of one lemon and put to boil. When the water boils, turn off the heat and let stand for an hour. After that, drain water, tea rinse thoroughly. To clean the coffee maker, it is necessary to put the lemon zest, salt and ice, shake for a few minutes, pour the contents and wash the coffee maker.

Lemon peel can help when cleaning a microwave oven from grease and dried food residues. You need to take any microwave safe container, fill it with water to half, add a little lemon zest. Now you need to turn the microwave on full power for 5-6 minutes. When the water boils, and the steam will condense onto the plaque from the walls of the furnace are easily removed with a damp cloth.

The polishing properties of lemon


On the chrome surfaces such as the faucet often accumulated mineral sediment. You can squeeze a half of lemon and wipe this surface. Then rinse and lightly buff with a soft cloth. The same method can be used to clean the stainless steel sink.


To Polish the dishes of copper or brass, the same half of the lemon you need to RUB the contaminated area and leave for 10-15 minutes, then rinse and wipe dry.

Refreshing and deodorizing properties of lemon


Can be disinfected, for example, a cutting Board, wiping it with half a lemon, and then rinse. Also, the lemon and its peel can deodorize trash can, creating a fresh aroma in the kitchen.


From lemon peel can do the freshener and humidifier. For this you need to put the lemon zest in any dish and leave to warm up when the water is boiling, make the minimum fire and leave for half an hour. The air becomes moist, the apartment will be filled with a pleasant aroma.