Lemons are a magical ingredient present in all kitchen! Rich in vitamin C this super-food is not only used for making lemonade but also used for various purposes. Check out the different use of lemon that will make your daily chores easy.
1. Hand Odor
Lemons are filled with natural acidic substance and hence helps in getting rid of pungent smell onion and garlic leaves on your hand.
Keep sliced lemon in a bowl and store it in the refrigerator to get rid of the foul smell often several food leaves behind. However, remember to change it after a week.
3.Washes of Pesticide
With all the pesticide infested fruit and vegetables readily available in the market, our health is at constant risk. In such a situation washing the veggies with plain water isn’t enough. Instead, wash it with a solution of 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of baking soda and mix it with water whenever you wash vegetables and fruits.
4.Clean and Remove Odor from Microwave
Lemon is the magical element when it comes to cleaning and removing odor from the microwave. Simply mix water with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and microwave it for 3-5 minutes. Once done, just wipe the vapor from the microwave wall with a cotton cloth.
5.Make the Perfect Rice
Making rice is probably one of the easiest things to do. However, many times we over-boil and end up with a sticky and starchy rice. To prevent it add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice in the water and put the rice to boil. Once the rice is done, you won’t get a smell of lemon. Also, it will be white than usual!
Cutting board is the most used and most dirty utensil in the kitchen. To clean it, jut sprinkles some table salt and rub it off with the help of lemon.
Use lemon to clean all the faucets of your home, and see how they shine.
Courtesy: Top 10 Home Remedies – One Green Planet