It is a water soluble naturally occurring acid and is fantastic when used in Your washing machine as a fabric softener, add a few drops of your favorite essential oil if you prefer a scent. Combine citric acid with sodium bicarbonate and use as a dishwasher cleaner as well as a toilet bowl cleaner.
Citric Acid is commercially sold as a general disinfectant and cleaning agent for removing soap scum, hard water stains, lime, and rust.
Lemons, limes, and other citrus fruits are the predominant natural sources of citric acid. Other fruits that contain much less include certain berries, cherries, and tomatoes.
Here is a receipe for natural A natural bathroom cleaner if you love making your own DIY products
1ltr of distilled or boiled water
1tbl of citric acid
1tbl of organic liquid glycerin
1/4tbl of xantham gum
10-20 drops of essential oils (optional) tea tree oil, eucalyptus oil or a blend of essential oils.
dissolve the citric acid Into a cup of hot water. In a glass bowl add the glycerin your essential oils and Xantham gum then stir to combine. - this helps with lumps from the xantham gum you get when you mix into water. mix in your cup of dissolved citric acid and stir. Add to the 850mls of left over water and store in a glass bottle or any washed receycled bottle.
if using for your toilet use a flip top bottle so you can get the liquid under the rim of the bowl. Use in your shower and in your sink.