After reading this article, you will definitely buy hydrogen peroxide and keep it in your kitchen or bathroom, as it is actually one of the most versatile products.
It has a lot of uses, in the kitchen, for cleaning the home, dental care, wellness and health, and so on. The following 15 uses will reveal a lot about it, and you may find some of them quite surprising:
Contact Lens Solution
Hydrogen peroxide can be used as a temporary contact lens fluid. The 3% solution will cleanse the lens, protect them, and break down the deposits of proteins accumulated during the entire day.
Mold and Mildew Cleaner
If you have a mildew stain or tough mold, use a solution of 3% hydrogen peroxide on the tiles, bathtubs, shower stalls, grout, and more. Leave to act for half an hour or more and then rinse it off.
Sinus Infection Relief
In order to deal the sinus congestion, you can dilute it and use it as a nasal spray.
The 3% solution of hydrogen peroxide is a safe and effective mouthwash, and with regular use, whitens the teeth and treats canker sores. Use a tablespoon daily; swish it around the mouth for a few minutes and spit it out.
You can now avoid the chemicals, and use hydrogen peroxide in order to sanitize the scrapes and cuts. It prevents infections as it is a natural antiseptic.
However, note that you should not use it to clean severe wounds, or too long. For best effects, use 3% hydrogen peroxide solution to disinfect bug bites, minor scrapes, and cuts, or to accelerate the healing of the wound.
Disinfect Kitchen Sponges and Sinks
It has been shown that kitchen sinks and sponges are higher in bacteria than bathroom toilets! Therefore, you can clean them with hydrogen peroxide. First, remove all dirt or dishes from the sink, plug it and fill it with hot water.
Then, add half a cup of hydrogen peroxide. Put the sponges in the solution as well, leave them for half an hour, and they, together with the sink, will be free of bacteria.
Sanitize Cutting Boards
It can also be used for cleaning the cutting boards in the kitchen. Simply spray them with hydrogen peroxide, leave it to act for 5 minutes, and wash it off with hot water, and dish soap.
If your fridge has got a bit strange odor, empty it, remove all foods and drinks, and spray hydrogen peroxide inside. Then, after a few minutes, it will be completely clean and the bad odors will be neutralized. Wipe with a cloth and return the food inside.
Whiten your Laundry
In order to make your clothes naturally white, add a cup of hydrogen peroxide a load of laundry, soak for 20-30 minutes, and then wash the clothes in the normal manner.
Persistent Laundry Stains Remover
Use 3% hydrogen peroxide to dab onto the stains on the laundry, wait for a few minutes to act, and rinse well. Yet, do not leave it to act longer, as it may bleach the fabric.
If you just hate the persistent stain that has appeared on the carpet, you can now spray a bit of hydrogen peroxide on it, leave it to act for no more than 3 minutes, and rinse it off with a cloth. Yet, in order to avoid any complications, try this method on a smaller part of the carpet.