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Don't Ever Throw Your Tea Bags Away, Here is why.

Whether you like it hot or almost lukewarm, green or black tea is something that people enjoy everyday . Some take two cups pair day and some take 3, but what can you do with tea that is old ,gone stale or just lost its flavor?.

Good news Tea, beyond being a flavorful health beverage, it has some properties that make it useful around the house and in everyday life. The tannin in tea makes it a powerful cleanser.

In general, we usually throw away the tea bags right after we are done preparing the tea, but that is wrong as used tea bags can be used in numerous ways. Here are some amazing hacks you can do based on the superpower of teas.

1. Make your hands smell fresh.

Our hands always smell bad after preparing meals that contain garlic, onions or fish, and the odor sticks around for a long time. People think nothing helps, but rubbing your hands with a peppermint tea bag will remove the odors and keep your hands smelling fresh.

2. A great mouthwash.

By soaking an old, used tea bag in a cup of warm water, then use the mixture as a mouthwash to prevent bad breath and keep it fresh.

3. Treat infections.

Did you know that some tea bags can help you in terms of curing an infection?. Herbal tea often have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that can treat infections and prevents them from spreading.

4. Eliminate odors.

Tea bags are the perfect odor absorber, just put one in your trash can and you can say goodbye to odors forever. You can also use the tea bags to relieve odors coming from your fridge , carpet or cat litter box.

5. Relieves razor burns.

Soak a few tea bags in warm water, and then use them as a compress on your razor burns to get some relief and prevent rashes and itchy skin.

6. A powerful natural hair rinse.

Rinsing your hair with used tea bags will nourish you hair with nutrients and acts a conditioner which will provide great volume and shine to your natural hair.

7. A great compost for your soil.

Tea bags are the best compost for your soil, they will nourish the plants with nutrients and keep most pests away. However, make sure to get rid of the staples before putting them in a compost pile.

8. Portable custom air fresheners.

Tie your favorite tea bag in the car to give it a pleasant smell. I recommend using lavender, jasmine or peppermint tea bags for this purpose.

9.Prevent grease from sticking on your dishes.

Used tea bags can suck up the grease from your dishes and pots , and prevents the grease from sticking on your dishes. Soak a few tea bags in the affected pots and pans overnight, then rinse them with water in the morning.

10. Keeps Mice away from your home

Mint is a perfect natural deterrent for many pests including mice, spiders and ants. If pests like that always bother you , put a mint tea bag around your home and you will see them again.

And that's it from me, take these tricks and hacks and use them. Don't forget to like, comment and follow for more daily news.

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