Ten Top Uses For Lemons

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To whiten your whites when doing laundry – try adding straight lemon juice to the wash water. Not only will this whiten but it will also freshen and get rid of unpleasant odors.

Cut a lemon into thin slices. Place 1/2 of the slices in a small bowl or styrofoam.

Add lemon juice to rice or potatoes to keep their white color.

Add one teaspoon of lemon juice to the boiling water of eggs in order to make peeling them easier.

Clean copper pots with a half of a lemon dipped in salt.

Have you tried all the countless wart removal products and you still have the wart? Try applying lemon juice on a cotton swab directly onto the wart. You will need to do this several times until the wart is completely dissolved.

Lemon juice also works well to cleanse the face since it works as an exfoliate. You can also dab lemon juice on blackheads to draw them out. Apply with a cotton swab. Do this for several days and you will see improvement.

Soaking your fingertips in a mixture of 1 cup water and the juice from 1/2 of a lemon for 5 minutes will clean and whiten nails.

Save leftover lemon and orange peels and put them in the drain on the side of the sink where the garbage disposal is to deodorize it and to keep it smelling fresh.

To prevent white rice from becoming sticky or clumping into a ball, add a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice to the boiling water.

To keep sliced apples from turning brown in color, sprinkle a little lemon juice over them. They will retain their color until time to serve.


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