- Clean your microwave
Pour water and lemon peels into a microwave-safe bowl. While cooking it on high, the water will boil and condense on the walls and tops of the oven. Remove the bowl and just wipe the walls of the microwave with a towel.
- Deodorize your garbage disposal
By simply putting a peel or two into the disposal, flipping the switch on with the water running, you will get an amazing citrus smell in your kitchen.
Bake lemon peels until they darken. That way you will have fragrant, natural firelighters.
- Make drawer sachets
Dry some lemon peels, either on the sun or in a dehydrator, and place them into fabric sachets. You can also add spices such as cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and cardamom. Place them in your drawers to get amazing smell.
- Clean your stainless steel, polish your chrome, and make your copper shine!
If you sprinkle salt on the surface and rub it with a lemon peel, you will clean everything naturally, without having to use chemicals.
- Make your own scented humidifier
If the air in your home is dry because of the heating in winter, you can put some lemon peels into a pot of water and simmer on low temperature in order to humidify and scent the air. This way you will remove all the bacteria in the air.
LEMON PEELS FOR BEAUTY AND HEALING
Brighten your skin
Use the following ingredients to make a perfect skin scrub:
- 2/3 cups of unrefined sea salt or Epsom salt, finely ground
- A few drops of essential oil
- 1/3 cups of lemon-infused oil
Mix all the ingredients together and use the mixture before having a bath, gently scrubbing your skin with circular movements.
- Travel Sickness Cure
Suck a lemon peel to stop feeling nauseous.
- Nail Whitener
Rub a lemon wedge, so your nails will be brighter.
- Lighten Age Spots
Just by applying a small piece of lemon peel to the age spots, you will lighten them and make it a closer tone to your skin.
- Use it as a skin tonic
Rub a lemon peel on your face as a natural tonic.
- Soften dry elbows
Place your elbow in half a lemon sprinkled with baking soda and rinse afterwards.
- Make a foot soak
To have moisture and softened feet, prepare the following recipe:
First, you should boil citrus rinds for several minutes. Allow it to cool down for a while and strain. You should add ¼ cows or almond milk, 2 tablespoons of cold pressed olive oil and a few drops of lemon essential oil. Soak your feet for about 20 minutes into the prepared mixture.