Lemon juice is acidic, meaning the juice will neutralize alkaline substances such as scale from hard water that is now a common culprit in public water that renders many soaps ineffective, and makes your hair dull and lifeless. The lemon’s acidic nature will dissolve gummy buildup, eat away tarnish, and remove dirt from wood surfaces.Lemon juice can also be used to dissolve soap scum and hard water deposits, as well as many other amazing uses.
1) Lemon Juice and Olive Oil:
To create a homemade furniture polish for hardwood items, mix one cup of olive oil with 1⁄2 cup lemon juice.
2) Lemon Juice and Vinegar:
Mix lemon juice and vinegar to create a cleaning solution that effectively removes food stains in the kitchen and makes fixtures sparkle in the bathroom. Lemon juice also adds antibacterial and antiseptic properties to homemade cleaning solutions.
3) Lemons for Copper:
Clean pots and pans with copper bottoms with lemon juice. You can also liven up copper fixtures by cleaning with lemon juice. Simply, cut a lemon in half, dip in salt, and rub away stains.
4) Lemons for Countertops:
Remove stubborn countertop stains by leaving a small amount of lemon juice to work its magic for a couple of minutes (and not any longer because the acidic nature of the juice is strong). Scrub away the stain using baking soda and a clean cloth.
5) Lemon Juice and Salt:
To remove rust from sinks, toilets and tubs, combine lemon juice and salt to create a naturally strong scrubbing agent.
6) Lemons for Drains:
If you place lemon rinds in a garbage disposal, you can remove drain odors. Some people will also pour lemon juice and hot water down a drain for the same effect.
7) Lemons for Linens:
To naturally bleach white clothes and linens, soak items in a bucket filled with diluted lemon juice. Dry the fabrics in the sun and most stains are bleached away.
8) Lemon Scrubber:
Cut a lemon in half and sprinkle baking soda on the cut side. Grip the lemon and use to scrub dishes, surfaces, and stains.
9) Lemon as an Air Freshener:
The scent of citrus fruit is pleasantly refreshing – making lemon juice a welcomed addition to homemade cleaners. You can also add fresh lemons to a glass container or bowl as a deodorizing centerpiece in the living room, guest bedroom, or kitchen.
10) Natural pest repellent:
Create an effective repellent for fleas by cutting a lemon into quarters and submerging it in boiling water. Steep the lemon overnight. In the morning, transfer the liquid to a spray bottle. Spritz your pet with the solution, especially in high-flea zones, such as around the head, behind the ears, and at the base of the tail. If your pet doesn’t react too well to a spray bottle, you can soak a soft cloth in the solution and rub onto targeted areas.
11)Lemons for lovely floors:
Washing your floors with a lemon solution will keep fleas away. Combine the juice of four lemons (including the rinds) with two liters (or 1/2 gallon) of water.
12) Lemons love shine:
Remove mineral deposits and polish chrome objects by rubbing a lemon rind over affected areas. Rinse the chrome well and dry with a soft cloth.