Homemade Vegetable and Fruit Wash

Updated: Dec 14, 2022

Homemade Vegetable and Fruit Wash
General Information
  • Household Essentials
  • Easy
  • 5 minutes
  • 2.5 cups


  • Lemon Juice
    Lemon juice
  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup of vinegar
  • 2 cups of water


This homemade vegetable and fruit wash is an excellent way to keep your produce clean without using potentially harmful chemicals. When diluted in water, both vinegar and juice of lemons can safely remove impurities and microbes from fresh fruits and vegetables. 

  1. Pour all of the ingredients into a glass spray bottle. Shake to mix.(5 minutes)

To wash your fruits and vegetables, soak them in a large bowl filled with the solution for five minutes. Then rinse with clean water. You may also spray it on produce, let it sit for a few minutes, and then rinse.