Acetic acid, pickling vinegar for cleaning / to obtain in every better stocked store.
Vinegar effectively dissolves limescale and can be used directly as a cleaning agent for descaling.
When cleaning the bathroom at the same time it also has a disinfecting effect. Effectively softens the linen, just like baking soda and can be used instead of fabric softener. In combination with other natural cleaners such as baking soda and washing soap it can fully meet all the needs of the household for cleaning products.
Depending on the fatness of the container, add two or three tablespoons of baking soda or (washing soda, if you want a stronger washing effect) and sprinkle to the bottom of the dishwasher. Add vinegar (acetic / pickling - at least 8 % acidity) into a cup for detergent to the dishwasher door and into a vessel that is intended for rinsing dishes. Select the program for the dirty dishes. In this way, baking soda will operate separately from the vinegar because the cup for dish detergent usually opens at third program.
First acts base and then acid. Sodium bicarbonate has a pH of 8.2, while the pH of the washing soda is 11, and is much more alkaline. Soda, except of the cleaning effect, also effectively degreased the surface, and vinegar it further disinfects. So, soda, and vinegar dissolve limescale and provide luster to the glass. After washing, the dishwasher is completely clean and odorless. Both, a baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) and vinegar are edible, so as cleaners they are completely ecological and nontoxic. Sodium bicarbonate is used even for medicinal purposes as well as for body detoxification. Baking soda and vinegar are much cheaper then other organic cleaning agents on the market.