Lemon, white vinegar, baking soda… The natural tips for cleaning your home are many and varied. In order to make other chemicals obsolete, do you know demineralised water? This is mineral-free water. It is “very useful when you want to avoid limescale deposits, whether inside appliances or on surfaces”, specifies the site Minutes Maison.

This totally natural product is safe for the environment. It can be obtained in different ways:

Demineralised water is also available in supermarkets at an average price of 60 cents per litre. However, be careful not to buy too much. After a while, “its neutral pH can become acidic”, indicates Minutes Maison.

In the slideshow below, discover 6 tricks that you can achieve using demineralized water.

Unlike the various toxic products you use to clean your home, demineralized water is neither dangerous for the environment nor for your health. As the name suggests, it is simply water that has lost its minerals. So there is no risk of burning or itching when in contact with skin or eyes.

In case of ingestion, do not panic, you fear nothing. “Drinking demineralized water occasionally is not dangerous for your health”, specifies the Culligan site. “On the other hand, drinking only demineralized water would be dangerous: in the absence of mineral salts, your body would be put in a situation of deficiency.”