How to Remove Harmful Chemicals from Fruits With Water & Vinegar
Recently we all became aware of the great contamination of fruits and vegetables. This is why we must learn how to reduce the level of pesticides and prevent many health-related consequences.
First you must be aware of the fact that pesticides cannot be washed only with water.
Washing fruits and vegetables using vinegar
In this article we will present a great solution for removing pesticides from fruit and vegetables. You need to use a mixture consisting of water and vinegar in a ratio of 3: 1. This solution can remove even 98% of the pesticides. Fruits and vegetables should be soaked in the mixture for 10 to 20 minutes and then rinsed with water. Or you can pour the liquid into a bottle with sprayer and spray the fruit and vegetables with it. Let them stay still for 10 minutes and then rinse them with water.
You can also make other effective mixtures
– 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 1 cup of water
– 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 1 cup of water
For products with very high percentage of pesticides, try the following solution:
– 1 cup of water, half a cup of apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon of baking soda and a few drops of grapefruit seed extract. Let the ingredients soak in this mixture for an hour.