Natural Wonder of Lemon

The Natural Wonder of Lemon

Lemon juice has been gifted to us by nature as a pure, cleansing substance for the home and body as well as a delicious flavour for sweet and savoury foods and drinks. Today we share the many ways lemon juice can benefit you and your home.

It’s easy to extract juice in large quantities with an electric citrus juicer from Kitchen Warehouse – order online now and pick up your choice of lemon zester, grater or squeezer at the same time.

Lemon Morning Pick-me-up

Add the juice of half a lemon to a glass of hot water and drink warm for multiple benefits.

  • Citric acid from the lemon juice is metabolised into alkaline in the body, improving mental alertness and balancing your pH to prevent disease.
  • Lemon also contains Vitamin C to boost the immune system.

Lemon Cleaner

Powerful citric acid and antibacterial properties make lemon juice a great cleaner that is also safe to use around the home.

  • Use a spray bottle to dilute lemon juice in water and use for an all purpose cleaner for kitchen benchtops, windows, mirrors and showers.
  • Dilute with water to clean chopping boards, soak plastic containers and freshen up rubbish bins.
  • Mix with salt to polish brass, copper, chrome, grills and bbqs.
  • Use straight lemon juice to clean the toilet bowl, soak earrings to sanitise, clean grout, shower walls and remove odours in the fridge by placing half a lemon on a plate and changing weekly.
  • Blend with dishwashing liquid to remove build up in appliances.
  • Boil lemon slices in kettle to remove calcium build up.
  • Boil ¾ c of water with 3 tsp lemon juice in the microwave, leave for 10 minutes then wipe clean.

Lemon Beauty Enhancer

  • Mix lemon and sugar as a facial scrub for smooth soft skin.
  • Rinse hair in lemon juice to fully remove conditioner leaving hair soft and shiny.

Lemon Natural Flavouring

  • Use zest or juice to flavour cakes, casseroles, pies and icing.
  • Make lemon cordial and add lemon spritzers to juices and cocktails.
  • Use our guide to Zesting a Lemon for more information.

Find out the best way to zest or grate your lemons.
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