TAG: Lemon juice

Cleaning Made Eco-Simple

Cleaning Made Simple

Sometimes cleaning takes more than soap and water. But chemicals in common cleaning products remain a cause for concern as they may release harmful toxins. They can also be hazards to safety, especially in a house full of kids or animals. You may already have items that can clean and disinfect just as effectively as store bought cleaning agents. Here are crucial items that should be part of every cleaning kit. Baking soda, when mixed with water, makes a paste that effectively cleans sinks and other hard surfaces. Mixing it with warm water cleans silver and removes tarnish. Vinegar is… read more

Versatility of Lemons

Uses for lemons

Lemons grow on trees and we use lemons mainly on or in food as an ingredient.  But, what you may not know is that lemons have numerous other uses, I have compiled a list of various uses for lemons and lemon juice.  Hopefully you can find one not-so-common use that works for you. Uses For Lemons (other than cooking): 1.  Relieve a sore throat.  Cut a lemon in half.  Skewer one half over a medium flame on a gas stove or an electric burner set on high and roast until golden brown.  Let it cool, and then mix the juice… read more

The organic home

Organic home

If you haven’t noticed the onslaught of “natural/organic” products in the past few years then you have been hiding in the Himalayas. Pure products are omnipresent and it seems the “organic” industry can only get bigger. Amongst some stellar natural products, there are also some dubious impostors that claim to be something they are not. Of course the only way to truly know how natural the products are, is to make it yourself. In a modern world there are some commercial beauty and cleaning products I cannot live without, however, there are some common natural products found in your cupboard that can… read more