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How To Make Lemon Cleaning Scrubs

Lemon juice is amazing for cleaning, disinfecting and so much better for the environment. If you love cleaning with lemon smell, check out how to make lemon cleaning scrubs.

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How To Make Lemon Cleaning Scrubs

I grew up in household where my mom made most of our cleaning solutions. She used white vinegar, lemon and baking soda for many of our cleaning solutions. One of my favorite was the lemon cleaning scrub. She use it for cleaning pots, the tub and anything stainless steel.

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Ingredients needed for lemon cleaning scrub:

  • Lemons: (I used fresh lemons. You can use lemon juice from a bottle. you will need 3 tbsp. (Also can be added is lemon essential oil for added Fragrance)
  • 1/2 cup of Baking soda

How To Make Lemon Cleaning Scrubs:

Step 1:

Pour the baking soda into a medium glass bowl. Add 3 tablespoon of dish soap. Mix with wooden spoon until is completely blended well.

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Step 2:

Add 2 tablespoon of lemon juice. You will notice that the baking soda will stat fizzing. It will stop once everything is mixed well.

Spoon in the scrub into a mason jar. You can scoop out a few tablespoons at a time and put it on a sponge.

Where To Use The Lemon Cleaning Scrub.

Stainless steel sink: I use this to clean my stainless steel sink in the laundry room. Prior to using this the sink was pretty dirty and had tons water stains. I added a few tablespoons of the scrub onto the sponge and scrubbed the sink.

After rinsing the lemon scrub, I used a microfiber polishing cloth and the sink was so shiny.

Porcelain sinks and tubs: This lemon scrub is considered a soft cleaning scrub, It won’t scotch the porcelin sink or tub. I love taking baths each evening and I clean my bathtub each morning with the lemon scrub and it takes off all the grime and leaves it super clean and smelling nice.

When you clean the porcelain sink you don’t have to scrub hard, gently cleaning with a sponge will do the trick.

Additional places to clean with lemon scrub.

  • Stainless steel pots and pans
  • Toilets
  • Outdoor Adirondake furniture
  • Barbecue

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25 Comments

  1. Rebecca Payne says:

    Thanks for sharing this tip.

  2. I’ve never made any cleaning products. This looks like a great idea. My stainless sink needs this! Thank you.

    1. Thats great ! I hope you get to make some its very easy and I am so happy how well it cleans.

  3. I love recipes like this. We always try to use natural cleaning products at home and this one sounds like a winner. I’ll make up a batch as soon as we’ve restocked our fresh lemons.

    1. Michelle, I can’t believe how easy it was to make! literally 10 minutes. Thanks Maria

    1. Its better than most of the stuff I use, which is shocking how much chemicals the cleaners have.

  4. Oh nothing says clean and fresh better than the scent of lemons! I need to make some of this. I love that its all natural! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  5. Maria, thank you for this
    I’ve been wanting to make a lemon scrub. I love the smell of lemons.

  6. Can you use limes in place of the lemons?

  7. I make all my cleaners but I have not made any with lemon. I will definitely be making this recipe.

    1. You have to try it, its amazing how shiny surfaces get with lemon. thanks so much

  8. Thank you for sharing this, Maria. I am excited to give it a try very soon. Have a great week.

  9. Libbie@alifeunfolding.com says:

    Thank you for sharing! I am trying to go greener this year and this will certainly help!

  10. I bet this cleaner smells amazing. Thanks for the recipe. I will definitely try it. Pinned.

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