Have you ever thought that hydrogen peroxide is more than just a disinfectant? In this article we will talk about the most interesting alternative uses of hydrogen peroxide.
Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is the only disinfecting agent consisting only of hydrogen and oxygen. For this reason, it is considered one of the most effective and safe natural disinfectant. But the alternative uses of this interesting fluid are not very well known. Here are the most important:
1. Hydrogen peroxide can bleach clothes
Pour a little hydrogen peroxide in the washing machine and the linen you will never turn yellow. In addition, hydrogen peroxide can remove blood stains from carpets. Simply apply a little hydrogen peroxide on the stain, let it act for one minute and rub the carpet with a brush. Wash with cold water usual .
2. Hydrogen peroxide can help you get an invigorating and detoxifying bath
Pour a few tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide (3% concentration) in a tub filled with warm water. Stay in the tub for half an hour and bacteria that covers your skin will disappear immediately. If necessary, add hot water so that the temperature remains constant.
3. Hydrogen peroxide can remove foot fungus
Prepare a mixture of hydrogen peroxide (50%) and tap water (50%), apply it between the toes or under the toenails and let it act until it dries completely. If you have a chronic infection, mix twice as much hydrogen peroxide with distilled water and apply the treatment twice a week.
4. Hydrogen peroxide can help you cleanse your colonn
If you want to cleanse the colon, mix a cup of hydrogen peroxide with 15 liters of tap water. To do enema, mix one tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide with one liter of hot distilled water.
5. Hydrogen peroxide prevents infections
Apply a few drops of hydrogen peroxide on a wound or on an infected cut several times during the day. If the gangrene occurs, immerse the affected area in pure hydrogen peroxide.
6. Hydrogen peroxide banishes mites
If mites give you a hard time, simply apply a little pure hydrogen peroxide on the affected area once an hour.
7. Hydrogen peroxide improves sinus infections
Mix one tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide with a cup of water, pour the mixture into a container and you’ll get a wonderful nasal spray.
8. Hydrogen peroxide can be used for gargle and for mouth care
Keep some hydrogen peroxide the mouth for ten minutes without swallowing it and you’ll get rid of sores and your teeth will be white and less vulnerable to cavities. Many people use hydrogen peroxide as a mouthwash after brushing their teeth. You may also prepare a homemade toothpaste with hydrogen peroxide and a little baking soda.
Protect your toothbrush from germ by submerging it in hydrogen peroxide when not in use. In addition, thanks to its antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties, hydrogen peroxide can relieve toothache.
9. Hydrogen peroxide can be used to lighten hair color
Dilute hydrogen peroxide in normal water (50/50), pour the mixture on your hair after taking a shower and comb it. Your hair will lighten just a little, so you no need to worry that it will be a radical change.
10. Hydrogen peroxide can help you clean your house
If in addition to your usual cleaning products you arm yourself with a cloth soaked in hydrogen peroxide, your furniture, windows and mirrors will gonna be sparkling clean. In addition, a tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide is enough for your dirty plates to look like new.
You can try to combine hydrogen peroxide with a little vinegar. You’ll get a natural and economic disinfectant that you can use to disinfect fruits, toys, shoes, towels, floors etc. This wonderful liquid can even help remove mold from your roof or floors.
11. Hydrogen peroxide can help you get rid of pimples
After washing your face with soap and water, soak some cotton in hydrogen peroxide and apply the liquid on the areas affected by pimples. Apply this remedy twice a week but beware-you can irritate or dry the skin.
12. Hydrogen peroxide can cure sore throat
A gargle with hydrogen peroxide is enough to relieve a sore throat. Simply prepare a solution of ¾ water and ¼ hydrogen peroxide and gargle it (don’t forget you shouldn’t swallow it). Bacteria in the neck will be killed and you’ll be protected against infections.
13. Hydrogen peroxide can clean your ears
Mix a drop of hydrogen peroxide with a little hot tap water and you’ll get a solution that can remove earwax.