Cleanse and Detox Recipe 1 glass of warm or hot water 2-3 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 dash cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon raw, local honey (optional) DIRECTIONS: Warm the water. Mix all ingredients together. Best served warm but drink at desired temperature.
Here is a simple natural solution for washing your windows that does a great job for us. Mix: 2 teaspoons of white vinegar 1 liter (qt) warm water Use: Pour solution into a spray bottle and you have an excellent alternative. Tip: Wear gloves! Even natural solutions can irritate your skin.
Try this DIY solution for giving your wood furniture a good natural polish. For varnished wood, add a few drops of lemon essential oil into a 1/2 cup warm water. Mix well and spray on a soft cotton cloth. Cloth should only be slightly damp. Wipe furniture with the cloth, and finish by wiping once more using a dry soft cotton cloth. For unvarnished wood, mix two tsps each of olive oil and lemon juice and apply a small amount to a soft cotton cloth. Wring the cloth to spread the mixture further into the material and apply to the furniture using wide strokes. This helps distribute the oil evenly.
Mix equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray directly on stain, let sit for several minutes, and clean with a brush or sponge using warm soapy water. For fresh grease spots, sprinkle corn starch onto spot and wait 15 – 30 minutes before vacuuming. For a heavy duty carpet cleaner, mix 1/4 cup each of salt, borax and vinegar. Rub paste into carpet and leave for a few hours. Vacuum.