Out of ideas for what to do with your lime juice? Here are some creative lime juice ideas to help spur your imagination and make the most of your lime juice!
Did you know that 19th-century British sailors used limes to fight off scurvy?
When it comes to ideas for lime, everyone knows you can squeeze them to add zest to a meal, but that's only the tip of the iceberg.
Are you wondering what creative and helpful things you can do with your limes?
Keep reading to learn all about lime juice ideas that you definitely haven't thought of yet.
1. Freshen up Your Microwave
No matter how careful you are, your microwave isn't going to stay clean forever. All the different kinds of foods you put in there are sure to create some strange odors. Instead of trying to clean such a cramped space by scrubbing with a sponge, there's a much easier way.
All you need is a bowl filled with two tablespoons of baking soda and half a cup of water. The secret ingredient is, you guessed it, half of a lime. Put this in your microwave and 'cook' it on high.
Afterward, your microwave will have a pleasant citrus aroma. Plus, you'll be able to easily wipe off the loosened gunk and grime.
To be safe, double-check that the bowl is microwave safe.
2. Scent Your Hands
Have you ever asked yourself, "What do I do with extra lime juice?"
Anyone who has chopped onion or garlic clove, for instance, knows that their fingers come away smelling unpleasant. Washing your hands with soap is often ineffective.
Instead of scrubbing your hands till the skin dries out and cracks, you can use that extra lime juice to freshen your hands and get rid of any onion stench.
This is one of the simplest lime ideas but it's wonderfully convenient.
3. Preserve That Lovely Bouquet
Whether you've received flowers for Valentine's Day or for another special occasion, you can actually use lime juice to help them last.
Once you've picked out a pretty vase, you should pour in two teaspoons of lime juice, one teaspoon of sugar, and one teaspoon of bleach. Make sure the water is warm. That's all you need to do to make sure you get the most out of your flowers.
4. Enhance Your Water
Most people know that they should be drinking 8 glasses of water each day, including one when they wake up.
When it comes to ideas for lime juice, you can enhance your first glass of water with lime for awesome health benefits. Not only can it prevent inflammation but it can improve your digestion and boost your ability to lose weight.
Ready to Try These Lime Juice Ideas?
Now that you've learned all about these unique lime juice ideas, you can impress your friends and family with your creativity. Here's even more lime juice uses to check out!
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