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18 beautiful ways to re-use tea bags |
1. Brew a strong tea
If you like stronger tea, leave the bag from the previous tea and add it to the bowl with the fresh bag of the next time. He did not give a strong welding, as new, but still give a pleasant shade of taste. This method is suitable for all red and green tea, but white, perhaps too delicate for re-welding.
2. Make the taste pasta and cereals
After drinking the tea, you can use a bag to give a better flavor to various dishes. To do this, place the bag in a pot with water and remove after boiling, then add pasta, rice or other cereals.
I need advice that you dare to try? Try to cook rice in jasmine or chamomile infusion, paste on green tea and oatmeal on black tea with spices or cinnamon infusion.
3. Fertilize your garden
Brew old tea bags once again, resulting in a weak tea, pour a bucket and pour over the plants to protect them from fungal infections. In addition, if the used bags open and empty their contents into the ground roots of the plants in this deter garden pests such as mice. It is also possible to add the old main fertilizer bags to increase the concentration of nutrients. Importantly, do not forget to remove the bags with metal brackets, if any.
4. Remove dirt from carpets
Use old tea bags to clean and give a pleasant smell of floor coverings. Used tea bags can be stored in the refrigerator in a cup of water to keep them from spoiling, until there is a sufficient amount for large area. Then, unpack them and drain the contents, until it is only slightly damp. Now sprinkle over carpets and rugs and tea and leave until they are dry. Then they will only have to vacuum or just gently wipe dry tea leaves.
5. Neutralize household odors
Tea is also great for getting rid of unpleasant odors in the home. Mix dry tea leaves with cat litter. Put the used tea bags in the refrigerator, there to reign freshness. Throw a few dried tea bags on the bottom of the bin to neutralize unpleasant odors before they spread through the kitchen. These are just a few examples, but there are many other options.
6. Make a homemade air freshener
Put a few drops of your favorite essential oil to the dried tea bags to get a lovely air fresheners for the home, office or car. Since most tea bags are made on a string, hang them is not difficult. Once the oil is weathered, you can simply add a few drops and you're surrounded by fresh again. Thus, these bags will serve a dual purpose: to absorb odors and fill your house a wonderful fragrance.
7. Expel the household pests
Mice do not particularly like the smell of tea. So try to put the used tea bags in the closets, pantries, and any place through which mice get into your home, for more security, you can soak the bags peppermint oil. Then they will not only help get rid of pesky rodents and insects home invasions such as spiders and ants, but at the same time, will exude a pleasant fresh scent of mint!
8. Remove grease from dirty dishes
Leach in warm water with a pair of tea bags used to dissolve fat without the use of harsh chemicals. Tea also helps to soak any food stuck to the pan, and will save you from painful scraping plates.
9. Get rid of the smell on the skin products
After processing foods such as garlic, onions and fish, use old tea bags to wash hands and remove stubborn odors.
10. Soften the skin stop
Add used tea bags in warm water and soak her feet in order to neutralize odors, soften calluses and nourish the skin.
11. Take antioxidant bath
Due to the high content of antioxidants in tea, bathing in warm water with the infusion of tea leaves will provide you with an excellent skin care. You can either hang the used tea bags on the faucet and get water into the bath through them, or throw them into the water to get a nutritious tea bath. As a bonus, you can use the flavored tea with jasmine or chamomile, to let your body relax even better with the help of aromatherapy.
12. Soothe irritated skin
Cool, wet tea bags are a great natural remedy to relieve irritation. To ease the discomfort caused by eye fatigue, place them on the eyelids. With their help, you can also reduce the inflammation from sunburn. Attach the bag to the bruise to relieve discomfort and help speed healing. Gently wipe the bite to remove toxins and reduce pain and swelling.
13. To deal with infections
Apply warm, wet tea bags to the skin for diseases such as conjunctivitis, ulcer, herpes, plantar warts, or any other similar ailments to destroy the infection, reduce pain and help speed up the healing process.
14. Eliminate Bad Breath
Use double-brewed tea bags to get all-natural refreshing rinse. To do this, you just need to make one weak tea. (This method works with many varieties of tea, but the best result will provide mint and green tea.)
15. Dampen hair
Brew tea from the silent poor old bags and received infusion rinse hair after shampooing, to moisturize and nourish the hair and scalp.
16. Update the wooden surface
Use poorly brewed tea for cleaning and polishing parquet floors and polished wooden furniture.
17. Make homemade glass cleaner
Pour the used tea bags with boiling water and spray the resulting tea on windows, mirrors and other glass surfaces in order to wash away the dirt, fingerprints and other dirt. Finally, wipe the glass clean, lint-free cloth to avoid streaks streaks and dust particles.
18. Paint the paper or cloth
Strong tea can make a boring white paper sepia and turn it into an antique parchment. And weak tea can stain a white cloth in brown, orange or pale green.
After reading here with lots of good ideas, you'll want to stock up on teabags for the future, to how to experiment. However, the wet tea bags can be stored at room temperature for a day only, not more. Otherwise, they should be cooled to prevent mold and bacterial growth. Just remember that all natural products, including tea, deteriorate after a sufficiently long period of time even when stored in the refrigerator. If in doubt, rely on their sense of smell. If the old tea bags purchased a strange odor, it is better to throw it away and use new ones.