Orange Peel Uses

Posted on February 20th, 2013 by Discount Debbie

I don’t know why it does, but it bothers me to throw away orange peels. They smell so amazing. I just knew there had to be uses for it, so I researched, tried it and here’s what I’ve been doing.

1. Deodorizer for your garbage disposal. Those things can get stinky and now you can even buy little scent beads to help. However, throwing a little orange peel down will help just as much. Lemons help as well.

2. Skin care. Orange peels have powerful ingredients for your skin. Check out this awesome tutorial for making your own body scrub from orange peels.

3. Room freshener. Simmer your peels in water and it will freshen your room.

4. Infused oil. If you like the flavor of orange you can infuse olive oil with the peels. Just throw some of the zest in there and let it soak for a while.

5. Garbage can deodorizer. Throw some peels in the bottom of your trash can and it will help with any strong odors.

6. Fire! Did you know that oranges are pretty flammable? Next time you go camping, use it to help start a campfire.

What do you do with orange peels?


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