Lemon juice could be useful, diluted with lukewarm water, as a natural detergent for all washable surfaces (also wood), because it degreases and has an anti-limescale and anti-bacterial power.
It’s worth to mention that lemon juice is excellent for degreasing and polishing as well as for wiping out bad smells from pots, grills, dishes and glasses.
- Faucets and sinks full of limescale? Try to clean them out with lemon juice! Moreover, you can melt limescale from your boiler with pure lemon juice, just leave it work 1 night.
- S.O.S. clothes moths: put in your wardrobe a flock dampened with 25 drops of lemon essential oil.
- Copper and Silver cleaning: rub with a soft cloth and lemon juice, then rinse with cold water
- Aluminium cleaning: scour with a rag soaked in lemon juice, then rinse with warm water
- Ivory cleaning: scrub with a cloth sodden of a mixture of lukewarm milk and lemon juice.
- China cleaning: rub with a rag soaked in cold water and lemon juice.
- Iron maintenance: scrub the aluminium iron plate with a soft sponge soaked in bicarbonate and lemon juice.
Spick and span with a lemon
Lemon is a “faithful ally” also to scent linen and remove stains from clothing.
In order to take out gooseberry and raspberry stains, use water and lemon juice.
Have you got an ink blot? Sprinkle the cloth with lemon juice and hung up to dry.
Have you got wine and rust stains on your dresses? Before washing, treat them with lemon.
Liquid glue stains come out if you sprinkle them plentifully with lemon juice. Leave it work 1 night and the sticky glue will come out.
Try a bend of lemon juice and salt, to get coffee and liqueur stains out of clothes.
For a whitening action of cotton-made cloth, dip it in hot water with lemon juice.