Cleaning copper with lemon salt

This method for cleaning copper to just too easy, it's almost like magic!


  • 1 Lemon cut in half
  • Salt
  • Lemon essential oil (optional)

Cut the lemon in half and put about half a tea spoon of salt on the cut side. All you need to do now is rub the copper clean. Once done, wash away the salt and lemon and leave to dry. If the copper is on display, you can add a couple of drops of lemon essential oil to the copper and polish it until it shines. 

Job done! So easy with no mess and harsh rubbing, and importantly, no horrible chemicals!