10 things to do with a lemon

Lemon a food to discover!

Lemon is good in many recipes as well as in several beverages. But it is also possible to use this fruit for other things that are not related to food. Indeed, lemon has good virtues for cleaning, health and beauty. Here are 10 things to do with lemon.

1. Wash an ashtray with a lemon

To keep an ashtray clean and smelling good, you can use lemon. To do this, first clean your ashtray normally and then pass half a lemon all over the inside and on the edges. Sprinkle a little salt and rinse.

2. Lemon juice to fight stretch marks

Mix half an avocado with lemon juice and honey. For several weeks, apply this mixture to your stretch marks.

3. Concoct a depilatory wax

Mix 3 teaspoons of sugar, 1 teaspoon of water, 1 teaspoon of honey and the juice of half a lemon. Heat everything in a saucepan over low heat. As soon as the mixture becomes a paste remove it and place it on a flat surface. Then wait for it to harden and form a ball. You only have to pass the ball over the parts of your body that you want to wax.

4. Rinse your hair with lemon

For shiny hair, add lemon juice to your rinse water.

5. Whiten teeth

Squeeze lemon juice on your teeth to make them whiter. Do it once in a while without overdoing it too much because the acidity of the lemon could also be harmful.

6. Treat your hangover

If you have a hangover from too much alcohol, you can concoct an emulsion that will do you good. In a tall glass, mix a spoonful of baking soda, half a tablet of effervescent aspirin, sugar, water and the juice of half a lemon. Drink it all and you’ll feel better afterwards.

7. Soothe cough with lemon tea

To calm the cough, make an infusion of honey, lemon and a few cloves.

8. Detoxify your body

Lemon is very good for eliminating toxins from the body. Simply add a little lemon juice to your water for good results.

9. Remove bad smells from the fridge

Place aquarium coals, baking soda and lemon wedges in a stocking. Leave the bottom in a corner of the fridge and the bad smells will go away.

10. Keep spiders away with lemon bomb

Buy a can of lemon dust remover and drop it in a strategic place to make the spiders go away.

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