How to Make Orange Peel Vinegar Cleaner

Vinegar by itself is a great natural cleaner, but adding the oil from the peels adds additional cleaning power & smell good :)

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I love oranges!

I love oranges!

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Get one glass jar to put the peels in & another container for the peeled oranges. I prep my oranges on a weekly basis; I eat one or two a day.

Get one glass jar to put the peels in & another container for the peeled oranges. I prep my oranges on a weekly basis; I eat one or two a day.

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Get your vinegar ready to pour over the oranges peels.

Get your vinegar ready to pour over the oranges peels.

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Peel the oranges; either by hand, with a knife or whatever method you like best.

Peel the oranges; either by hand, with a knife or whatever method you like best.

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Oranges peeled & prepped.

Oranges peeled & prepped.

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After packing your jar full of peels, get vinegar ready. Yes, you can use other citrus peels & even mix & match to your preference.

After packing your jar full of peels, get vinegar ready. Yes, you can use other citrus peels & even mix & match to your preference.

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Add enough vinegar to cover the orange peels.

Add enough vinegar to cover the orange peels.

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Seal & wait a minimum of 2 weeks before use.

Seal & wait a minimum of 2 weeks before use.

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TBC.... In two weeks I will edit this post to show the results, but you can start yours now! When ready, strain out the peels & discard. To make cleaner....

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To make the cleaner pour 1 part orange peel vinegar to 2 parts water into a spray bottle. Use a multi purpose cleaner. I have read it's not safe on stone, but works well on most other surfaces.

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Two weeks later & it's ready to use! As you can see, I'm going to use a strainer to catch any bits as I pour the orange vinegar from the jar.

Two weeks later & it's ready to use! As you can see, I'm going to use a strainer to catch any bits as I pour the orange vinegar from the jar.

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Look at the great orange color & the smell is great! Husband approved! He said it smells like OJ :)

Look at the great orange color & the smell is great! Husband approved! He said it smells like OJ :)

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Mixed 50/50 with water & ready to use for cleaning. I am using a stronger solution because we have animals & we cook a lot, but 2:1 is good for light cleaning. Hope y'all are as excited as I am :)

Mixed 50/50 with water & ready to use for cleaning. I am using a stronger solution because we have animals & we cook a lot, but 2:1 is good for light cleaning. Hope y'all are as excited as I am :)

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