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5 Ways to Recycle Lemon Peels

Did you know that lemons can be used as a cleaner in your home? Learn more ways to recycle lemons here.

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Summer is the perfect time for drinking lemonade with you and your kids! Once your drinks are ready to be served, you can reuse the lemons as a cleaner or deodorizer in your house. Here are 6 other useful ideas that you can try. 

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As pest repellant

Keep crawling insects away from your kitchen by leaving plates with lemon peels on your counters and by the doorways. You can also create a lemon repellant spray by soaking different kinds of citrus fruits (orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit) in water for two days then pour it into a clean spray bottle. Click here to learn more ways to avoid pests at home.

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As deodorizer

You can eliminate strong odors in your kitchen or bathroom using lemon peels! Let your lemon peels simmer in a pan with water for 10 minutes then place it inside recycled mason jars. You can also use it as an effective deodorizer for garbage. Click here to learn more about natural deodorizers

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As stain remover

Do you have greasy frying pants or counters? You can use lemon peels to deal with these. Lemons are effective cleaners that can remove grease in no time. Mix lemon grinds with a few tablespoons of salt then gently scrub out the stains.

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As facial cleanser

If you run out of facial wash, you can use lemon peels to clean your skin! Lightly rub the insides of lemon peels all over your face, let it sit for 20 minutes, then rinse. Lemons are known to have good anti-aging properties and it can add a glow to your skin, too! Click here for the step-by-step guide

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As body scrub

Avoid dry skin using a homemade body scrub that you crafted on your own. Simply mix a half cup of sugar with chopped lemon peels and Olive oil to create the lemon paste. Click here to learn more about homemade solutions.

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