Cleaning With Lemon

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Cleaning With Lemon
Tue, 07-02-2013 - 10:07am

Forget the cleaning products under your sink. You probably have a very powerful one right in your fridge: Lemon, which adds such welcome zest to food and cocktails, is also a mild but highly effective cleaning agent.

What makes lemon such a powerful cleanser? Its high acid content, which enables the fruit to work as a powerful antibacterial sanitizer that combats common household bacteria, says Julie Edelman, author of The Accidental Housewife: How to Overcome Housekeeping Hysteria One Task at a Time. Here’s how to put it to work degreasing, deodorizing and more.

http://www.ivillage.com/cleaning-lemon/7-b-255818

I just love the idea of cleaning with lemon!  I've never tried it before, have you?

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