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Green recipe: Lemon dusters

You can pack these in separate little jars – they make great gifts.

You can pack these in separate little jars – they make great gifts – or fill a large Agee jar and use as you need. The longer you leave them brewing in the jar, the better.

½ cup water

½ cup white vinegar

6 drops lemon essential oil

3-4 lemons

6-8 dusters (made from old towels, cloths or sheets)

Mix the water and white vinegar in a bowl. Add lemon essential oil. Soak your clean dusters in the bowl for a few minutes and squeeze so they are damp. Peel the rind off the lemons and lay a couple of pieces on each cloth. Roll up the cloths lengthwise, then roll the other way to form a ball. Place in the jar one on top of each other, throwing in the occasional extra piece of rind, and screw on the lid. Take the dusters out as you need. If they aren’t too soiled, you can roll them up and reuse them. The smell is divine.

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