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How to Make a Light and Lemony Dusting Cloth

How to Make a Light and Lemony Dusting Cloth

How wonderful to make your
furniture look as clean and the wood as resonant as possible. This simple-to-make formula will give
your home a lovely lemon fragrance—lemon is known to lift the spirits—while the acid in lemon
juice works particularly well to pull dirt right out of the wood, leaving your furniture truly clean.

These fresh and clean smelling dusting cloths are great for your wood furniture. They are fun and lemony, and even make dusting a pleasure.


2 or 3 tablespoons lemon juice
A few drops food-grade linseed oil or jojoba oil

Place the lemon juice in a bowl, add a few drops of the oil, and saturate dusting cloth with the liquid. Use the cloth to dust with.

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By Annie B. Bond

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


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3:29PM PST on Jan 23, 2014

House will smell great!

3:21PM PST on Jan 23, 2014

love lemon.

1:46PM PST on Jan 23, 2014

I know the article doesn't stipulate it but I ASSUME the cloths are designed to be used whilst still damp (otherwise the lemon JUICE could no longer do its job of "drawing the dirt out"). Hope this is correct - meant as an answer to several questions in the comments.

1:23PM PST on Jan 23, 2014

Thanks for the info

1:16PM PST on Jan 23, 2014

This is brilliant! Makes cleaning feel so good!

2:50AM PDT on May 4, 2013


5:27AM PST on Jan 27, 2013

Thanks for...

11:43AM PST on Dec 23, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

12:38AM PDT on Sep 8, 2012

thank you!

12:27PM PDT on Aug 2, 2012


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