Put all of those citrus peels that you would regularly discard to good use!
Here Is My Simple Recipe:
1 quart size jar
The peels of several lemons, limes, oranges, or grapefruits. I like to mix it up sometimes and use all of the above.
Organic *vinegar of choice.
Put all of the peels into the jar and cover them fully with vinegar, leaving a space of at least an inch from the top. At this point, you can also add your favorite essential oil. I especially like geranium and lemon.
Put the lid on the jar and tighten it firmly. Store it in a cool, dry place where it can be still for at least two weeks.
Once finished, use a fine metal strainer to remove any solid matter.
Pour into a pretty spray bottle and enjoy using this safe and effective disinfecting cleaner.
*Note: I use organic apple cider vinegar because I avoid gluten. When spray cleaners are used, the mist is inadvertently inhaled; when it makes contact with the skin, approximately sixty percent is absorbed into the bloodstream-this is true of all things. While there is controversy as to whether the gluten molecule can actually be readily absorbed through the skin, I choose to err on the side of safety.