Hydrogen peroxide is one of the most effective agents that are able to kill germs, this agent is made up of water and oxygen and because of this fact it is considered to be the safest natural sanitizer. It doesn’t have a color, it is liquid whit slightly bigger viscosity levels than water. And it is most commonly used for disinfection, bleaching, and oxidizing. But, there are even more countless for this amazing liquid. In this article we are going to talk about 65 uses of the hydrogen peroxide. So assure that you have read all of them and go and buy a bottle of this amazing agent ASAP!
Note: Pure hydrogen peroxide can explode when heated to its boiling point. This is the reason why most of household products contain a diluted solution, mostly having 3-5% of the active chemical.
THE COMPLETE LIST
1. Eliminate Viruses
Scientists are saying that by applying only 3 drops of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide in your ear is going to help you eliminate the cold or the flu. This solution is going to only need 10 minutes tops for it to start working.
2. Get Rid of Pesticides
Most fresh veggies are treated with pesticides, detrimental chemicals that shouldn’t be ingested. To get rid of these chemicals, add ¼ cup of hydrogen peroxide to a bowl with water and soak the veggies in the solution for half an hour. When done, rinse and leave them in the fridge.
3. Get Rid of Airborne Germs
Mix a gallon of water with a pint of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide and add this mixture into a air humidifier. Once the humidifier works it magic leave it to work until it has used up the last drop of the mixture. This agent has an amazing antibacterial and disinfectant properties and this is what’s going to help it get rid of the germs in the air.
4. Whiten Your Teeth
The hydrogen peroxide is an active ingredient found in a lot of products used for whitening of the teeth, it works in a way that it oxygenates the surface of the teeth. Use a toothpaste to wash your teeth and after that gargle a mixture of 2 tsp. of water and 1 tsp. of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide all around your mouth. Once you have finished wash your mouth. For optimal results we would recommend you repeating this procedure 3 times on a weekly basis.
5. Bleach Finger and Toe Nails
The nails often look discolored after removing nail polish. To bleach them and reverse the natural color, dip the nails in a bowl filled with 3% hydrogen peroxide for about 5 minutes. Repeat the procedure for several days or until you get the desired effect.
6. Bleach Hair
The hydrogen peroxide is one of the safest bleaching agents and that is what makes it safe to use it for bleaching of your hair in a all natural way.
7. Create Hair Highlights
Spray some hydrogen peroxide on damp hair and leave it on it to work for about 10 to 15 minutes in order to make a sun bleached hair highlights. Rinse your hair once you are done.
8. Rejuvenate and Detox
In order to detox and rejuvenate your body soak in a bath of hydrogen peroxide, this is an all natural way to do it, here is the recipe. Pour a 35 percent hydrogen peroxide in your tub fill it with water and soak in it for about 30 to 50 minutes.
9. Eliminate Stuffy Sinuses
In order to safely unclog your sinuses, this homemade nasal mixture is just the remedy for you, its base ingredient is hydrogen peroxide. All you need to do is to mix a cup filled with water and a cap of hydrogen peroxide. If even after making this mixture they are still stuffed, you are going to need to make a more concentrated mixture.
10. Stop Toothache Pain
You can also try hydrogen peroxide and coconut oil for oil pulling, this procedure is amazingly effective for eliminating a toothache because of the antibacterial properties of the base ingredients in this solution.
11. Disinfect Wounds
This agent is also amazing for disinfecting wounds. You can try using a cap of 3 percent hydrogen which is going to help you in most of the cases.
12. Make An Antiseptic Mouth Rinse
Combine a cup filled with water and 2 caps of hydrogen peroxide. Use this solution as a mouthwash in order to reduce bad breath which is cause by bacteria in your mouth.
13. Eliminate Acne
Mix two tablespoons of 3% hydrogen peroxide and two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to create a face rinse. Dip a cotton pad on the solution and apply onto the affected area. Don’t use the same pad for the entire face in order to prevent transference of bacteria.
14. Get Rid of Boils
Pour a cup of 35 percent peroxide in your bathtub and soak in it for about 30 to 40 minutes, this is going to help you detoxify your body.
15. Soften Calluses and Corns
Use a mixture of equal parts of ACV and Hydrogen Peroxide to soak calluses and corns in it, this is going to to soften them significantly.
16. Get Wax Out Of Your Ear
Put 2 drops of this agent in each of your ears, and put a few drops of olive oil after that. Wait a few minutes and let the mixture drain.
17. Prevent The Dreaded Swimmer’s Ear
This annoying infection is known to be very painful. In order to prevent this from happening to you, you can apply a few drops in your ears from this amazing mixture made for ACV and Hydrogen Peroxide once you finish swimming.
18. Get Relief From Ear Infections
To eliminate symptoms and prevent further infections you can apply 8 drops of hydrogen peroxide on the affected area.
19. Eliminate Skin Mites
You can also spray 3 percent hydrogen peroxide onto the affected area, and keep repeating the procedure for a couple of times in the next few minutes.
20. Get Rid of Foot Fungus
Combine the same amount of water and 3 percent hydrogen peroxide and put this mixture on the foot fungus.
21. Make A Marinade For Poultry, Fish Or Meat
Combine the same amount of water and hydrogen peroxide and put the meat or fish into a casserole filled with this mixture. Before cooking you should rinse the meat.
22. Disinfect a Toothbrush
Put the toothbrush into a hydrogen peroxide in order to kill the bacteria which can be found in the bathroom.
23. Remove Stubborn Stains From Clothing
Stains from blood are one of the hardest stains to remove. The best way to do this hard process is to pour some hydrogen peroxide onto the stain and leave it to work from some time and after that you can rinse the mixture off.
24. Control The Growth Of Fungus In Aquariums
If you have an aquarium, this is a great way to use hydrogen peroxide. However, adhere to the instructions that can be found elsewhere so that you don’t harm your fish.
25. Get Rid Of Algae
In every 66 gallons of water you should add 60 ml of hydrogen peroxide. Pour the solution with a dropper, be sure to pout the mixture in a span of 5 minutes.
26. Make An Emetic For Household Pets
Given that hydrogen peroxide can induce vomiting, it works well when your pet has swallowed something that needs to be thrown up or has simply eaten something they shouldn’t have.
27. Use As A Dishwasher Detergent
Combine hydrogen peroxide with some dishwasher detergent and this is going to make it last longer.
28. Create An All-Purpose Cleaner
Pour some diluted hydrogen peroxide in a spray bottle and you can use it as a conventional cleaner which are oftentimes going to cost a fortune.
29. Clean Your Contact Lenses
Soak the contacts in a diluted solution of hydrogen peroxide overnight to clean them and remove the accumulated protein.
30. Make Laundry Whiter
Add a cup of hydrogen peroxide to the wash and soak for about half an hour before wash to remove the yellowy stains and make your laundry whiter.
31. Remove Organic Stains
Combine a part of dish detergent and 2 parts of hydrogen peroxide, this mixture is great for removing organic stains such as coffee, blood and wine. But we wouldn’t recommend you using this on darker clothes and fabrics because of the fact that hydrogen peroxide can act as a bleaching agent!
32. Eliminate Undesirable Odors
Use white vinegar and hydrogen peroxide for eliminating unpleasant odors from fabrics.
33. Clean Carpets And Rugs
Spray a diluted solution on the rug and clean as you normally do. It works best on light carpets as it can bleach darker-colored ones.
34. Disinfect Your Lunchbox
You can remove accumulated bacteria from your lunchbox just by simply spraying some diluted mixture of hydrogen peroxide and leave it to act for a few minutes and wipe it away.
35. Keep Your Shopping Bags Fresh
You can spray the shipping bags with a small amount of hydrogen peroxide and leave it to act for a few minutes, this is going to help you disinfect the dirty bags and remove the bad smell.
36. Improve The Germination Of Seeds
Soak some seeds in hydrogen peroxide before planting them, this is going to remove the fungal spores which is going to impede the germination.
37. Thoroughly Clean Your Humidifier
Pour a pint of hydrogen peroxide into a gallon of water and pour this solution into the humidifier. This is going to disinfect the humidifier and it is also going to remove the mold and mildew.
38. Clean Tile Surfaces Better
Tile surfaces accumulate stains and dirt over time, which are often difficult to remove. The good news is that spraying hydrogen peroxide onto tiles is an effective way to get rid of them.
39. Clean The Toilet
Put 1/2 a cup of hydrogen peroxide in the toilet bowl and leave it to work for about 30 minutes before cleaning it. This amazing trick is going to help you disinfect bowls and remove the stains.
40. Make Grout Whiter
Mix a 35% hydrogen peroxide with white flour to create a paste. Cover the grout with the paste and let it work overnight. Rinse it off in the morning!
41. Get Rid Of Soap Scum In The Sink Or Bath Tub
You can eliminate soap scum fast just by spraying the surface using 35 percent hydrogen peroxide. Leave it on the soap for 30 minutes and once it is lose you can wipe it away and rinse the soap.
42. Say Goodbye To Mold
The 3 percent hydrogen peroxide is recommended by some of the top health agencies around the world, this is known to remove mold. All you need to do i s to spray the mold with the solution and let it act for some time. Scrub it in the end with a sponge.
43. Clean Glass Better
Use hydrogen peroxide to spray over the glass surface. Loosen the grime and remove the dirt. We would recommend you to wipe the surface with an old newspaper.
44. Clean Kitchen And Bathroom Counter
In order to disinfect and clean your kitchen and bathroom you are going to need to spray a bit of diluted hydrogen peroxide on them and let it act for some time. Wipe it off in the end.
45. Remove Stains From Stone Counter tops
Mix some hydrogen peroxide with white flour to create a paste, which should be applied directly onto the stain. Wrap the surface in plastic and let it work overnight. Clean it up in the morning.
46. Remove Collar Stain
Use two parts of hydrogen peroxide and a part of liquid detergent to spray the collar. Leave it to start acting and once few minutes have passed put it to wash.
47. Remove Wine Stains
Combine the same amounts of hydrogen peroxide and a liquid detergent. Pour the solution onto the stain and use a clean cloth in order to remove it.
48. Easily Kill Mites
Use hydrogen peroxide to spray the mites. This is going to get rid of mites effectively. Repeat this procedure for a few times.
49. Improve Your Plant’s Root System
If you water the plants using a mixture which consists of a part of hydrogen peroxide and 32 parts of water it is going to help you improve the health of the plant’s roots.
50. Clean Your Mirror Exceptionally Well
Spray the mirrors in your house using hydrogen peroxide and wipe them with an old newspaper. This is going to make them look significantly cleaner.
51. Make Short Work Of Armpit Sweat
You can mix two parts of hydrogen peroxide with one part of dish detergent and put this onto the stains. Soak them for a couple of minutes before putting them to wash.
52. Disinfect Sponges And Dishrags
Soak the sponges and dishrags in hot water and two caps of hydrogen peroxide for half an hour. This simple trick helps clean and disinfect the super dirty sponges and dishrags.
53. Disinfect Your Cutting Boards
You can try and spray the cutting boards with some hydrogen peroxide after you are done using them we would recommend leaving them for a couple of minutes. Once you’re done rinse them with clean water afterwards.
54. Wash Fruits
You can spray fruits and vegetables with hydrogen peroxide and rinse them off in order to clean them of the dirt.
55. Clean Your Refrigerator
You can also use hydrogen peroxide in order to clean your refrigerator thoroughly, all you need to do is to spray it down with hydrogen peroxide and let it act for a couple of minutes. After that, you can wipe everything down with a clean cloth.
56. Remove Stubborn Foods
Mix hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to create a paste that should be scrubbed onto the foods spots. Let it work for a few minutes before scrubbing it with warm water and sponge.
57. Clean Kid’s Toys
To keep your kid`s toys clean, spray hydrogen peroxide onto them and wipe them down with a towel. Another option is to wash them in a solution of water and cup of hydrogen peroxide.
58. Brighten Curtains And Table Cloth
You can use a cloth to wipe yellowy sections by soaking the cloth into hydrogen peroxide, or you can also add a cup of hydrogen peroxide into your wash.
59. Prolong The Freshness Of Your Vegetables
Add a forth of a cup of hydrogen peroxide into your sink, fill it with cold water. Soak the vegetables in this solution and leave them in it for about 30 minutes. Once this time has passed you can start rinsing them. Once you are done, you can pat them dry with clean towel and store them into the refrigerator to prolong their freshness.
60. Enjoy A Fresher Salad
You can keep your salads fresh for a longer period of time. All you need to do is pour a tbsp. of food grade hydrogen peroxide into 1/2 a cup of water. After you’ve done this you can spray this solution all over the salad.
61. Add In Your Enema Water
Add a tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide to four cups of water.
62. Get Rid Of Canker sores
Use a cap filled with hydrogen peroxide and gargle it around your mouth for about 10 minutes. This is going to help you eliminate the stubborn canker sores.
63. Gain Control Of A Yeast Infection
Add 2 full caps of hydrogen peroxide into a douche one or two times on a weekly basis.
64. Treat Animal Wounds
Animal wounds can be treated the same way as human wounds. Simply dab the hydrogen peroxide directly onto the affected area.
65. De-mold Plants
In order to eliminate the mold off of your plants, all you’re going to need to do is to spray them down with 3 percent of hydrogen peroxide.
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