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Why your home is cleaner and healthier with vinegar

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Why your home is cleaner and healthier with vinegar

Today vinegar still has enormous benefits for our health and the maintenance of our environment.  

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Natural cleaning with citric acid

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Natural cleaning with citric acid

At Frosch we use the active properties of natural ingredients to improve the cleaning ability of our products. This is how we make such effective cleaning products that are still ecologically-friendly. One of the most popular natural ingredients in our range is lemon. It's not just the zesty scent that lemon gives off, but its active ingredient, citric acid. And we shouldn't forget our popular Grapefruit Kitchen Cleaner, which of course also uses citric acid to tackle dirt and grease on all surfaces. Citric acid is a small molecule that consists of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen – naturally occurring molecules...

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Why Baking Soda has always cleaned

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Why Baking Soda has always cleaned

In its natural form, baking soda is known as nahcolite, which is part of the natural mineral, natron.  Natron, which contains large amounts of sodium bicarbonate, has been used since ancient times.  For instance, the ancient Egyptians used natron as a soap for cleansing purposes. It is sold in the form of fine, powdery crystals, that are slightly - but not very - water soluble.  Sodium bicarbonate mixed into a paste is an excellent scouring agent. Baking soda is also slightly alkaline.  Baked-on cooking residues are complicated mixtures of organic substances, but many of them are acids.  When sodium bicarbonate interacts with...

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