FAQs - Purely Essential
May 16, 2016
Why Wash with Fruit and Vegetable Wash

Why should I wash my fruits and vegetables?

Think about it a moment: you wash your hands with soap and water before eating. Common sense (and plenty of research) indicates that you should do […]
May 16, 2016

What’s on my fruit and vegetables anyway?

Much of our produce is grown with various insecticides, pesticides and herbicides that are designed to keep pests and diseases away. Many of them are oil-based, […]
May 16, 2016

Why isn’t washing with water enough?

Thousands of chemicals are used daily for growing fruits and vegetables around the world and they are predominantly oil based thus water alone will NOT effectively […]
May 16, 2016

If I buy organic, do I still need to wash my produce?

Absolutely. Drift from spraying on nearby conventional farms, the use of various organic fertilizers (such as cow manure), and possible mislabeling are potential hazards. There are […]
May 16, 2016

How do you know your product is better than water?

Over two decades of independent third party testing have continuously proven that Purely Essential Fruit and Vegetable Wash removes nearly 400% more than what water alone […]
May 16, 2016

How do I use your product?

Spray produce liberally with Purely Essential. Rub or brush gently. Rinse thoroughly. For greens, berries or other fragile produce, spray liberally with Purely Essential, submerge in […]
May 16, 2016

When is the best time to wash my vegetables?

Wash your produce the same day you plan to eat it. Substances like wax are used to keep produce fresh longer. Purely Essential removes those substances, […]
May 16, 2016

Are there any fruits or vegetables I shouldn’t wash?

All fruits and vegetables should be washed. Porous items such as mushrooms, strawberries, peaches, etc. should not soak in the water and/or formula; they should be […]
May 16, 2016

If I’m going to take off the peel, do I still need to wash it?

Yes. All produce items, whether consuming the peel or not, should be washed prior to eating. When peeling without washing, you risk introducing surface contaminants to […]
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