Citrus Infused Vinegar | RECIPE

Citrus Infused Vinegar | RECIPE

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:

  1. A clean jar (bigger the better)
  2. Citrus Peels. Fill the jar at least half way with your citrus peels (lemons, limes, oranges, mandarins etc)
  3. White Vinegar. Top the jar up with white vinegar and close the lid tight.
Store out of the sun (cool cupboard or under the sink), leave for a minimum of 2 weeks and use as needed.

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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