Just do not throw! And lemon is not only good in the kitchen but in the bathroom or the rest of the house, both for beauty and for cleaning various objects or, why not, to ward off insects.
In tune with the budget cuts on all fronts, we made a small instruction that will serve you in an attempt to save money and live more naturally.
Clean teapot or coffee pot. If you think that your coffee pot or teapot does not have a long life due to mineral deposits that give a look at all attractive (not going to remove them when guests come) find out that you can resort to a trick: boil little some slices of lemon peel, then stop the stove and do not touch cookware for an hour. Empty and rinse thoroughly.
For coffee stains can try to rinse with the liquid resulting from the melting of some ice cubes, salt, then add lemon.
Remove fat. Dishes that you can not clean of fat, the cooker and so on, can be cleaned with half a lemon squeezed in which you soak a paper towel and sprinkled some salt over . Before bringing chemicals into the kitchen, worth trying.
Microwave. All you need is the content of a bowl of food to “explode” and the microwave oven look like after the war. If you go to work do not have time to clean, you will be surprised to see that the food glued to the oven walls and gained cement consistency within hours. Before you panic and bring whole arsenal of detergents, try to boil water in a bowl resistant, filled to half, you put a few slices of lemon. Let the maximum temperature for 5 minutes so that the water to boil and the walls to make condense. You can then remove the bowl and clean easily mess inside.
Restores radiance. Besides its capacity as spray, even in a garbage pail, lemon can be used to restore shine chrome, copper and even steel. If regains shine chrome where surfaces are polished with half a lemon squeezed, in the case of copper or steel you need to soak lemon in salt or baking powder. Leave on for 5 minutes and then rinse with warm water.
Keep insects away. Most insects do not stand the smell of lemon acid. You can put lemon peels in all places where you know that may enter insects. You will have a house where no mosquito or other insect not entered, but with an intoxicating smell.
Dry elbows. You can use half a lemon over which you sprinkle sodium bicarbonate to support your dried elbow. All you have to spin the piece of lemon for a few minutes and then rinse and dry skin.
For face. If you ended tonic lotion, you can rub (gently) lemon peel face, making sure the skin around the eyes, extremely sensitive.
To scrub. You need half a cup of sugar, chopped lemon or breed of peel and long enough olive oil as you can make a paste. Wet your body in the shower, stop water and rub the mixture obtained.