8 Lemon Life Hacks

Do you know what a yellow ball of wonder a lemon is? Wait till you read these 10 awesome ways a lemon can make your life easy peasy lemon squeezy!

Clean the greasy kitchenware

After a tiring day of cooking for your family and friends, all you want is that your kitchen magically cleans up or at least you have to put lesser effort to clean the greasy stove tops and pots. Well here is what you need to do and you will have a sparkling stove and pots before you know it. Take half a lemon, rub some salt on it and then rub this half on the greasy area. Wipe with a towel and watch your mirror image on the sparkly top!

Clean the dirty microwave interior

After a game night, your microwave interior often looks like what remains of a battlefield, after the war. No need to invest in expensive chemical cleaners. Just take lemon rinds in a microwave friendly bowl and fill it halfway with cold water. Put this bowl in the microwave, cook on high for 5 minutes, or until steam condenses on the microwave interior. Take the bowl out with caution, and then take a dry towel and wipe the interior clean.

Polish Copper and Chrome ware

Take a juiced lemon half and put some salt, baking soda or cream of tartar on it and then rub this half on your copper or chrome ware, brassware and stainless steel. Let it sit for 10 minutes, then rinse with warm water and watch the magic happen just like that.

Lemon as a Pesticide

Many insects hate the acid in lemon. Don’t dispose of the lemon peels once used, chop them and place them on window sills, cracks, corridors or thresholds to keep the ants or bugs away.

Make a natural lemon humidifier

I f your house suffers from dry heat in the winter season, don’t worry just chop some lemon peels, add them in a pot of water and simmer on low flame. Let the scent of fresh lemons slowly spread in the air.

Lemon as disinfectant

Lemons have a low pH level naturally; hence they have good antibacterial properties. Sprinkle some salt on lemon half and then rub on the cutting board. Once through, rinse with water. Lemon ensures a clean, free of bacteria cutting board.

Lighten black spots with Lemon

Take a lemon half and rub it on your face, slightly pressing and juicing it as you go about rubbing it on the dark areas of your body. Let it sit for an hour and then wash with cool tap water. You will see the results in no time.

Moisturize your skin with Lemon

Lemon juice is excellent for your skin. Apply lemon half or squeeze the juice and add honey and then apply on your face. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes and then wash with tap water. This will moisturize your skin and honey will give you a glowing soft skin.