06 Oct '11, 10pm

Homemade Vegetable Wash Put to the Test | Care2 Healthy Living

Homemade Vegetable Wash Put to the Test | Care2 Healthy Living

So you want to know if homemade vegetable wash is really effective? I gathered a few common recipes from the interwebs and put them to the test. I started out with some seriously (read: visibly) aphid-infested greens. Like, veritable ladybug smorgasbord material. Then I mixed three sample batches of homemade vegetable wash . The first noteworthy observation was that upon immersing the greens in each solution and agitating them, a lot of the aphids broke loose into the liquid, although there were still visibly significant numbers on the leaves. After the agitation, I left each batch to soak for 15 minutes. Here are the results of my homemade vegetable wash trials: Recipe #1: Adapted from Food.com Ingredients: 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar 1 1/2 tsp salt 4 cups water After the 15-minute soak and another light agitation, most of the aphids had abandoned ship and were f...

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