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Garden-Stained Hand Solutions

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Fresh lemon juice will help clean and freshen hands that are stained from garden work.
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Yields 1 treatment SERVINGS

Ingredients

  • Fresh Lemons
  • Green Tomatoes

Directions

  • Fresh Lemons: Lemons are natural astringents and disinfectants that will leave your hands clean and fragrant. Cut a lemon in half, and rub the fresh juice all over your hands.
  • Leave the juice on your hands for 5 minutes, and then rinse well with warm water.Green Tomatoes: Working around tomato plants can give the skin on your hands a yellow-green tint. Use a green tomato to remove these stains. Cut the tomato in half, and rub the fresh juice all over your hands.
  • Leave the juice on your hands for 5 minutes, and then rinse well with plenty of warm water. For more homemade skin care, see: Natural Beauty from the Garden
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