I use lemons to flavor my water and occasionally zest lemon over pasta, but other than that, the fruit doesn’t get much use around my kitchen.
Did you know a lemon can be used to clean, cook and freshen up your face? Here are some uses for lemons you may not have been aware of before.
If you have an ant infestation, you can spray lemon juice to disrupt their scent trails. Vinegar mixed with lemon peel can be sprayed on anything you need to clean.
While this may sound counterintuitive, you can also rub lemon juice and salt on clothing to remove rust stains. Lemon juice can also be mixed with laundry detergent.
In the kitchen, you can keep apples from going brown and keep avocados fresh. If you don’t have any salt, you can also use lemon juice to flavor your food.
You can also incorporate lemon into your daily beauty routine. You can mix lemon juice with baking soda and apply them to your teeth or use lemon juice to give your hair natural highlights.
The infographic has some other quirky uses for a lemon, like softening hardened paintbrushes and polishing leather shoes.
Before you can incorporate lemons into your day-to-day routine, you need to know when to buy them. Find out when fruits are in season here.