Citrus Cleaner

Make your own inexpensive cleaner scented with essential oils. Just add the peels of used oranges to white vinegar. The oil from these peels not only provides pleasant smell but also turns it into a powerful cleaner. Citrus helps cut the grease when cleaning and is eco-friendly.

Citrus cleaner
Orange peels
White vinegar
Glass jar
Spray bottle

Take an empty glass jar. Fill the jar with orange peels and pour vinegar over the top until it covers the peels. Let it sit in an airtight container for 2 weeks. After 2 weeks remove the peels, strain the liquid and store in a glass jar. Dilute the citrus vinegar with water in a 1:1 ratio for general cleaning purpose. Transfer into a spray bottle. Vinegar cleaners are all-purpose cleaners, cleans windows, kitchens, bathrooms, toilets and floors. Not recommended for use on wood, granite and marble.

Note: You may also use lemon, lime or clementine’s peels in place of orange peels.