Don't know what to do with your citrus fruit peels?
Why not make citrus infused vinegar.
As we know vinegar is an amazing disinfectant and citrus has natural antibacterial and anti-fungal properties; the combination is an ultimate natural cleaning agent!
All you need is:
- A clean jar (bigger the better)
- Citrus Peels. Fill the jar at least half way with your citrus peels (lemons, limes, oranges, mandarins etc)
- White Vinegar. Top the jar up with white vinegar and close the lid tight.
Hot Tip: you can top up vinegar and peels as you need.
How to use Citrus Infused Vinegar?
Multi-purpose spray: Add 1/3 cup of citrus infused vinegar, dash of Dr Bronner's Castile soap and your choice of essential oil (20 drops for 500ml bottle) to a spray bottle. Shake before each use.
Washing Dog beds or towels (anything extra smelly): Use citrus infused vinegar as washing liquid for washing machine, combined with regular washing powder. Eliminates nasty odours and produces a fresh end result.
Rinse Aid: Add to your dishwasher for a powerful clean and to remove any stale dishwasher odours.
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This recipe is written by Vanessa Issa and is featured as a guest blog.
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