Cleaning your home and surfaces is one of the most therapeutic things you can do for yourself and the environment.
Using natural products makes the experience more enjoyable, not to mention the fragrance. Whilst Lemons are great for cleaning, Oranges and even Grapefruit do a great job too. We’ve found you a great way to put those peels to good use.
Amazing Benefits Of Oranges
Turn them into a wonderful All-Purpose Cleaner. Your surfaces will be left sparkling and your home will smell divine!
There are also many other benefits as you can see from the infographic from Live Love Fruit above. As you can see it helps to prevent high blood pressure, it’s an immunity repairer and it can even relieve constipation.
Orange Peel Vinegar Cleaner Video
via HGTV, Youtube.
HGTV has a great video tutorial that shows us how to recreate these Citrus Cleaners and they make wonderful gifts for family and friends too. Click Play above to watch now ^
Orange Vinegar Cleaner Homemade Recipe
Ingredients and Supplies:
Over on Sonnets Kitchen, another of our favorite sites, Sonnet who is a Holistic Health Coach has come up with this easy-breezy recipe.
She knows how important it is to expose yourself to the right things, even when cleaning. As mentioned previously, chemicals can wreak havoc.
Orange Peel Vinegar Cleaner Instructions
- Cut the peel off of citrus fruit and place in the jar.
- Cover with vinegar and allow to sit for two weeks.
- Remove peels and dilute vinegar 1:1 with water.
- Pour into a spray bottle.
You can use this mixture as a cleaner for windows, glass, counters, and mopping floors.
Orange Spice Cleaner
via The Yummy Life
Over on The Yummy Life, this Orange Spice Cleaner is one of many great recipes on offer. This is a naturally scented vinegar that is a great all-purpose cleaner that will leave your home smelling fresh and delicious.
This spray will actually make you want to clean and there are a number of others featured in the post that you can try also. See them all here.