Detox 18 Chopping boards: to clean and deodorise

It’s very important that chopping boards are thoroughly cleaned after use, especially after cutting up raw meat.  Scrub with hot, soapy water.  Rinse under hot running water, wipe over with vinegar, and then allow to dry.

Use cold water and salt to scour clean wooden boards, as hot water opens up the grain and lets germs and odours penetrate the wood.  When dry, season wood with a little vegetable oil.  Keep one chopping board for raw meat only.


About chemicalfreehome

My interest in chemical free living began in 1983 when I was accidentally soused in pesticide from an aircraft. I became seriously ill with life-threatening weight loss and severe pain; however, over a period of years I regained my health and gradually evolved a new lifestyle regarding the use of chemicals in our home. When I realised that other people were concerned about the effects of chemicals on health I decided to turn a negative into a positive and so wrote my best-selling book 'Chemical Free Home' published by Black Inc in Melbourne. I have been amazed by the response of all age groups, as everyone is affected by chemicals to some degree, and everyone benefits by reducing their use. In this blog I hope to suggest ways in which you too can create a healthier home environment.
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