What To Do With Eggs – Practical Tips (2)

We’re back at the discussion about the impressive potential of an egg in its whole presence – contents, shell and storage cartons – to discover new uses. From practical uses at home and in the garden, to simple beauty treatments, eggs is there to help when needed the most and don’t ever let down, as we will see below. So here is what to do with eggs, besides their primary role as food, ideas coming via Rd.com.

Rely on an egg shell if you want to clean dishes and more. Ground eggshells make a wonderful and nontoxic abrasive for those tough-to-clean pots, pans, and thermoses. Mix them with a little soapy water for a powerful clean and scrub with a sponge to remove any trace of dirt.

The same tiny pieces of egg shells can help you unclog drains. To do this, keep a few ground eggshells in your kitchen sink strainer. They trap additional solids and when they slowly break down, they will help to naturally clean your pipes on their way out.

We stick to the egg shells to discover new uses, this time cosmetic ones. Dissolve an eggshell in a small jar of apple cider vinegar (it takes about several days) and use the mixture to treat minor skin irritations and itchy skin that keep bothering you.

Moving on, dry eggshells in a 250-degree oven for about 30 minutes. Then put them in a plastic zipper bag, seal it, and crush the shells with a rolling pin until they are a fine powder. Put this into your dog’s food as a great calcium supplement to help its bones and teeth.

They say that adding some crushed eggshells to ground coffee before brewing it to make it taste less bitter. When you’re done, toss the grounds and shells on your compost heap to use as organic nutrients.

In those hot summer days, ice never seems to be enough for the drinks that keep you cool all along. So, if you need extra ice for a party, fill the bottom halves of clean polystyrene egg cartons with water and freeze. Simple and efficient with say palpable effects.

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