This recipe combines the power of lemon and lime essential oils to quickly freshen a smelly garbage disposal. These handy garbage disposal tabs are a cinch to mix up with ingredients you probably have on hand. Then just pop a couple in the disposal to freshen!

Ingredients

3/4 cup baking soda

1/2 cup salt

1 tablespoon liquid Castile soap

Juice from 1 lemon

7 drops lime essential oil

12 drops lemon essential oil

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and stir to combine thoroughly
  2. Pack mixture into a round tablespoon and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Allow to dry thoroughly, about 4 hours.
  4. Store in a sealed jar. Makes 16 tablespoon-sized tabs.

To Use

  1. First, run your garbage disposal with about 5-6 ice cubes to clear it of food and debris.
  2. Then place 2-4 garbage disposal tabs in the disposal and run for a few seconds.

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