Homemade Vegetable Wash/Preserver Produce Wash - Make Your Own

Total Time
2 mins
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Easy and economical. Ideal for rinsing produce when you cannot get or afford to buy Organic. Removes a lot of residue like chemicals, pesticides and other matter quickly and easily. I saw this on Oprah and had to share! NOTE: Make sure to mix this in a DEEP pitcher. The baking soda and vinegar will react and foam everywhere if you do not. (just ask any elementary school kid who has ever made a volcano for science class)

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 20 drops grapefruit seed extract (you can find this in your healthy food store, natural antibacterial) (optional)


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a DEEP pitcher. See note above!
  2. Pour into a spray bottle.
  3. Spray on fruits and or vegetables and allow to sit for 5 or 10 minutes before rinsing.