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Monday, March 15, 2010

Make Your Own Lemon Furniture Polish

Lemon Slice

Furniture Polish Recipe I

INGREDIENTS:

  • White vinegar
  • Lemon juice

PREPARATION:

1. Combine equal parts white vinegar and lemon juice in a bowl or spray bottle.

2. Use a clean cloth to rub a small amount of the polish into your furniture.

3. Wipe dry with another cloth.

Furniture Polish Recipe II

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice

PREPARATION:

1. Combine olive oil and lemon juice in a bowl or spray bottle.

2. Use a clean cloth to rub a small amount of the polish into your furniture.

3. Wipe dry with another cloth.

Benefits of Using Homemade Furniture Polish:

  • inexpensive
  • chemical-free
  • no fragrances to irritate allergies
  • environmentally-friendly

Tips and Warnings:

1) Do not reuse spray bottles that have contained other chemicals

2) Shake before each use to recombine ingredients

3) Cheap olive oil works just as well as more expensive grades

4) Smaller batches can be made, if you prefer to use fresh polish each time you dust – just maintain the ratio found in the recipe

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