5 Clever Ways to Use Orange Peels Around the House

1

DEODORIZE THE OVEN

To combat any lingering fish or meat smells after cooking, place a pan of orange peels inside your oven, set the temperature at 350°F and bake for 15 to 20 minutes. It will diminish the odor and give your kitchen a fresh citrus scent

2

WHITEN TEETH

In a pinch, rub your choppers with the inside of an orange peel. The D-limonene will temporarily brighten your smile.

3

WARD OFF PESKY INSECTS

Flies, fire ants, cockroaches and mosquitoes are not fans of orange oil. Place a few pieces of peel in bowls in the corners of your home to help keep the bugs at bay.

4

SHINE METAL

Rub the inside of an orange peel on fixtures like your sink faucet or showerhead. The peel contains D-limonene (also known as citrus oil), a compound that can remove other oils like grease and fingerprint residue and naturally buff metal surfaces.

5

FIGHT STRESS

Leave orange peels out to dry, then grind them in a food processor or blender until they form a fine powder. Sprinkle in your bath for a calming effect.

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