With all of the chemical household cleaners available to us, it is easy to forget that a lot of natural ingredients also work well in this capacity. After all, people have been cleaning houses long before disinfecting sprays were invented. This old knowledge is important to hold onto, not only because convenient cleaners may not always be available to us, but because chemical cleaners are known to be toxic to us and the environment.
Step to health has a list of different ways to use lemon to clean the house. Lemon is a great anti-bacterial agent, cleans clothes, and deodorizes naturally. It’s amazing how many uses we can get out of lemon! We can disinfect cutting boards, get grease stains out of clothes, and even deodorize closets with this miracle ingredient. Another great reason to add a lemon tree to the garden!