9 Unusual Uses For Mouthwash
A fresh breath is essential in these times when the etiquette opens the list of qualities that make us stand out. But beyond helping you leave a good impression to all those around you, mouthwash can find a lot of alternative uses in your household, many of them of a real help in every day’s life. So here are some unusual uses for mouthwash so to associate a fresh breath with efficient solutions to various problems at home. The ideas come via Instructables.com
The anti-fungal properties of mouthwash can be helpful in preventing dandruff. Premix some mouthwash and water. I used a 50/50 ratio, but you can make it more diluted or stronger if you have bad dandruff. First, wash and rinse your hair as you normally would. Once your shampoo and conditioner are all washed out, take a mixture of mouthwash and water and pour it onto your scalp and let it sit for a few minutes. Then rinse it out of your hair.
You can treat various light skin conditions by using the mouthwash, cuts, bites and even nail fungus. For nail fungus, use 50/50 mouthwash and vinegar on a cotton ball. Apply it to your toe nails 2 – 3 times per day. It could take a few weeks to see any results. For athletes’ foot, just use straight mouthwash on a use a cotton ball. Apply 2 times a day. You should hopefully see results in a few days. For just a refreshing feel, you can soak your feet in a mixture of mouthwash and water.
Add a cup of mouthwash to your next load of laundry, the antiseptic in the mouthwash will kill most germs that cause odor. It is preferable you use a colorless liquid.
Cure plant fungus by adding 1 part mouthwash to 3 parts water, add your concoction to a spray bottle and lightly spray your plants.
If you have an expired bottle of mouthwash, do not throw it away. You can use the liquid in so many ways. First, pour one cup of mouthwash in your toilet and let it sit for an hour. After it has sat for a while, use a toilet brush to scrub your toilet as normal. Unsurprisingly, mouthwash can be helpful in disinfecting your toothbrush. You can simply rinse your toothbrush with some mouthwash, dunk it, or put it in a container of mouthwash overnight.