The citrus peel they are almost always thrown in the trash. Who consumes a lot of oranges, lemons, grapefruits, and others citrus fruits can save money and take advantage of the properties of citrus peel. How? Here are some suggestions
Citrus peel. The lemon
The lemon zest can be used to take a relaxing bath: just dip the zest in the water of the bathtub. According to the principles of aromatherapy, the lemon fragrance has calming properties for the psyche, purifying and toning for the body.
There Lemon peel in tea it gives a delicious flavor to the drink. With the lemon zest you can prepare a lemon grappa. There Lemon peel it is often used to garnish cocktails.
Citrus peels. The oranges
There orange peel it can be used to soften and flavor cane sugar, inserting it in the cane sugar package and letting it rest until the end of use.
Citrus peels. Natural remedies
The citrus peel can be used to light the fireplace: any type of zest it is excellent for stoking the fire.
They can be dried and placed in a cotton bag to perfume drawers containing linen and keep moths away.
With the citrus peel we can create a 100% natural air freshener. Just put the citrus peel in a pot of boiling water. After a few moments the house will be pervaded by a very pleasant smell of citrus fruits.
There citrus peel it also serves to keep insects and animals away: applied to the skin at night it can serve to keep insects away. Just rub the peel on the exposed skin and repeat every time the bugs start to bother again.
If you want a natural anti mosquito, put the citrus peel in a blender with a cup of warm water. Stir the mixture. Can be poured into a diffuser to keep mosquitoes away.
If you want to keep cats away from plants, just rub them citrus peel on the leaves of plants.