Unusual Uses Of Tea

Oct 16, 2011 No Comments by

Tea may be a good drink with loads of benefits for health. But recently, tea has been used for many other household and personal care purposes as well. You might find it strange to digest that tea is actually being used for these purposes so why not give it a try ? Here are some of these uses:

 

1. Clean carpets:

Usegreen tea leaves on the carpet to clear them from any dust. Spread them for about 10 minutes, then vacuum them up using your vacuum cleaner. Delicate Persian and Oriental rugs can also benefit from a sprinkling of tea leaves. Sprinkle dry, used whole tea leaves on the rugs, and gently sweep them away.

2. Clean toilet stains:

Leave tea leaves in the toilet for several hours, then flush the toilet and brush the bowl. This would remove the stains

3. Clean mirrors and windows:

Apply a used teabag on the window glasses that have annoying marks and fingerprints left on them. Alternate way is to spray brewed tea over the window and then clean it

4. Polish furniture:

Brewed tea also can help clean and shine wood furniture. The tannins in tea will re-color light spots and scratches in wood surfaces. Dip a soft cloth in a small amount of strongly-brewed tea, and use it to wipe down scratched tables, chairs, and more.

5. Soothing tired eyes:

Warm, wet tea bags can reduce puffiness and soothe pain around tired eyes.

6. Treating bleeding gums:

Put a wet cool teabag on the place where a child just lot the tooth. This will help stop blood fast and prevent any blood from sticking to the gums

7. Hair care

Use brewed tea without sugar on the hair and leave for some time. Then wash your hair and it will regain its shine

8. Cure Acne Using Tea

If you have acne problem on your face, use green tea (cold) to wash your face. This helps reduce acne.

9. Sunburn

Cooled chamomile tea has an anti-inflammatory effect and can be used on places that have received sunburns. Do not use if your skin is broken

10. Make wood floor shining

Clean your wood floor using brewed tea and leave it as it is for some time. Tannins in the tea help wood regain shine

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