Lemon Juice and Olive Oil Wood Polish
Is it possible to think of a wood polish and not immediately begin to smell a lemon scent? I think not. Store-bought products contain some nasty chemicals I don't want in my indoor air. So here's a DIY olive oil and lemon juice wood cleaner recipe that gives that comforting aromatherapy without toxic chemicals.
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Combine the ingredients together and shake well, shake again each time before using.
- When you are ready to use, do a quick test spot with the polish to ensure you have the desired results. Wait about 48 hours before continuing to clean the entire item.
How to Use
Spray or blot onto the wood surface you want to clean and buff in with a clean, dry cloth. Buff off with a separate clean and dry cloth. Repeat as desired.
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William on Jul 30, 2020
Great share. Your combination needs to be really wiped clean well. Olive oil and any vegetable oils can become rancid over time. A continuous of build up can become a health hazard. There are different grades of mineral oil. The ones used in hand creams and cosmetics are highly refined. It is in the family of petroleum jelly.
“Wait about 48 before continuing to clean the entire item.”
what is this supposed to mean? wait about 48 ...???