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All Purpose Natural House Cleaner

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 Natural All Purpose Cleaner Ingredients 

This all purpose cleaner is great on floors, countertops, bathrooms, cabinets, name it.

1 lime
3 grapefruit
3 lemons
2 oranges
1 gallon (or near) white vinegar

Peel all fruit. Discard or eat fruit! Cut the peels however you would like and throw into 1 gallon or close to glass container with lid. Pour vinegar over the top of the rinds. Mix with a wooden spoon. Air tight cover. Let sit 1 month. Strain the peels and put into spray bottles or whatever all purpose cleaning bottles you would like. Clean like mad.

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 All Purpose Cleaner

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