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How To Make An All Purpose Citrus Cleaner

All Purpose Cleaner (1)

After making some delicious Citrus Sangria I had a ton of leftover oranges and other citrus fruit. Since I am officially on team waste not want not and frugalista at heart. After eating most it I decided to make an all purpose citrus cleaner with the peels. Although I will forever love Fabuloso or Mistolin (Wepa!) as an unnatural cleaning aid, this does do the trick It cuts grease, leave a nice scent, makes your windows shine and does your taxes! *Note* this does not do your taxes.

What You Need

  • A Large Mason Jar
  • Citrus peels to fill up the mason jar
  • White Vinegar
  • Stainer
  • Patience

20150729_135634Peel your fruit.




Fill your mason jar with the peels.2015-08-19 09.16.19


Fill the jar with white vinegar.


Close lid tightly, store the jar in a dark and cool place for 2 weeks. This allows the oils in the citrus to infuse into the vinegar.

20150729_134236Strain the peels from the vinegar. Discard peels. 
20150729_135508Pour your cleaning solution in a spray bottle and dilute with water if you wish.

Happy cleaning!

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