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Everyday Uses For Lemon Juice
Remove ink spots from clothing.
While ink is wet, apply lemon juice liberally to the spot, then wash the garment in normal cycle with regular detergent in cold water.
Get rid of dandruff.
Apply one tablespoon of lemon juice to your hair. Shampoo, then rinse with water. Rinse again with a mixture of two tablespoons lemon juice and two cups water. Repeat every other day until dandruff disappears.
Write with invisible ink.
Use a Q-tip as a pen to write in lemon juice on a piece of white paper. Once it dries, hold the paper near a hot light bulb. The writing will turn brown.
Rub lemon juice over blackheads before going to bed. Wait until morning to wash off the juice with cool water. Repeat for several nights until you see a big improvement in the skin.
Create blonde highlights.
Rinse your hair with one-quarter cup of lemon juice with three-quarter cup water.
Deodorize a cutting board.
Wash with lemon juice to rid a cutting board of the smell of garlic, onions, or fish.
Remove fruit or berry stains from your hands.
Rinse hands with lemon juice.
Remove rust and mineral discolorations on cotton t-shirts and briefs.
Use one cup of lemon juice in the washer.
Clean a microwave oven.
Add four tablespoons of lemon juice to one cup water in a microwave-safe, four-cup bowl. Boil for five minutes in the microwave, allowing the steam to condense on the inside walls of the oven. Then wipe clean.
Whiten, brighten, and strengthen fingernails.
Soak fingernails in lemon juice for ten minutes, then brush with a mixture of equal parts white vinegar and warm water. Rinse well.
Stop bleeding and disinfect minor wounds.
Pour lemon juice on a cut or apply with a cotton ball.
Relieve poison ivy.
Applying lemon juice over the affected areas should soothe itching and alleviate the rash.
Clear up facial blemishes.
Dab lemon juice on the blemish a few times a day.
Eliminate odors in your humidifier.
Pour three or four teaspoons of lemon juice into the water.
Relieve rough hands or sore feet.
Apply lemon juice, rinse, then massage with olive oil.
Clean brass, copper, and stainless steel kitchen sinks.
Make a paste from lemon juice and salt, scrub gently, then rinse with water.
Relieve a cough.
Mix four tablespoons of lemon juice, one cup honey, and one-half cup of olive oil. Heat five minutes, then stir vigorously for two minutes. Take one teaspoon every two hours.
Train a dog to stop barking.
Squirt some lemon juice in the dog's mouth and say "Quiet."
Before breakfast, drink four tablespoons of lemon juice in one cup warm water. Sweeten with honey.