12 Moths
Hang a sachet of dried lemon peels in the closet to drive away moths.

13 Garbage Disposal
Grind used lemon halves in the garbage disposal to eliminate odors.

14 Hand Stains
Remove tough berry stains by washing your hands with undiluted lemon juice. Wait a few minutes, and rinse with warm, soapy water. Repeat, if needed.

15 Cutting Boards
Sanitize and deodorize smelly cutting boards with lemons. Rub the board with a halved lemon, or wash it with undiluted lemon juice.

16 Dirt and Pesticides
Rinse your fruits and vegetables with one tablespoon of undiluted lemon juice. It’s a safe disinfectant.

17 Shoe polish
Mix one part undiluted lemon juice with two parts olive oil. Apply the mixture to shoes, and buff with a soft cloth until they shine.

18 Stain Remover
Dab salt and undiluted lemon juice onto the stain, leave for a few minutes, rinse well, and wash as normal.

19 Laundry
Add a cup of undiluted lemon juice to your detergent for extra whitening. Then wash the garment as usual.

BEAUTY

20 Skin Protector 
Drink lemon water to ward off aging skin and skin damage. Lemons are rich in antioxidants.

21 Blackheads
Dry out blackheads with undiluted lemon juice (dabbing each spot with a cotton swab).

22 UV Damage
Lighten liver spots by applying undiluted lemon juice, allow it to sit for 15 minutes, then rinse completely with water.

23 Exfoliate
Soften dry, scaly elbows with a lemon juice paste. Just mix baking soda and undiluted lemon juice. Rub the mixture on your elbows to exfoliate. Then rinse, dry with a soft cloth, and moisturize.

24 Warts
Apply undiluted lemon juice directly to warts (using a cotton swab). Repeat for a few days, until the acid from the lemon juice dissolves each wart.

25 Nails
Whiten finger nails by rubbing them with a lemon wedge.

CAUTION: Before using these remedies on children, consult your doctor. If you suffer from heartburn, kidney or gall bladder problems, or have a citrus allergy, please discuss the use of lemons and lemon juice with your physician. c



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