The Perfect Non-Toxic, Safe Produce Wash

By Marilee Nelson |

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With warmer weather comes fresh, locally-grown produce, and we're ALL for that. Whether you get your veggies from the farmer’s market, backyard garden, or local grocery store, rinsing them with Branch Basics ensures you're feeding your family the best nature provides!

Unfortunately, conventionally-grown goods are sprayed with chemical-laden pesticides, so soaking them in BB is of utmost importance as it helps break down harmful chemicals that can hurt our bodies.

Even organically grown produce comes into contact with insects, birds, dirt, pollution, and more, so we suggest giving all of your produce a quick BB rinse. 

Simple Steps To Wash Produce 

Soaking method:

  • Fill up your sink with water and add 1 teaspoon of Branch Basics Concentrate
  • Add the fresh produce and let it soak.
  • After about 10 minutes, take out the produce* and rinse items with clean water.
  • Let produce air dry on dish towels.
  • *Make sure to pull the produce out of the water before you drain the sink so it is not re-contaminated by the dirt that has accumulated at the bottom.

Spray method:

  • If you don't want to soak your produce, you can also use Branch Basics All-Purpose as a produce spray.
  • Spray each item of produce with Branch Basics, wait approximately 30 seconds and rinse with clean water. 
  • Let produce air dry on dish towels.

A few simple steps can go a long way. Enjoy your summer produce! 

Marilee Nelson

Marilee Nelson

Marilee Nelson is an Environmental Toxins expert who has spent nearly 30 years advocating for the chemically-sensitive and chronically-ill. She is a Board Certified Nutritionist, Certified Bau-Biologist and Bau-Biology Inspector and specializes in Food As Medicine. She has helped thousands of families and individuals identify, heal and recover from toxic exposures and is on a mission to revolutionize the way American families view their health.