A mouthwash is a very handy product, you never know when you would need it, and so you always have it, right? That is a very good habit but what if I tell you that your mouthwash could serve you in many ways other than just being a mouthwash? You don’t believe me?Well, hang on to know many more uses of a mouthwash.
Get rid of pimples: Got a pimple cropping up? No problem, just grab your mouthwash and your armor to fight the pimple is ready. All you need to do is wash your face well and then take a few drops of Listerine in a cotton ball and gently dab it on the pimple or the area where the pimple is cropping up. That’s all the next day; you will not even see the trace of that pimple. The alcohol present in the Listerine dries out the pimple and fades it.
Get rid of bruises with mouthwash: Did you get bruised or hurt, Listerine to your rescue. Just rub some mouthwash on the affected area and you will notice that the bruise will be reduced the next day.
Kitchen trash odor: So your kitchen trash has been stinking? Take a paper towel and soak it in Listerine and place it at the bottom of your trash. This will help in getting rid of the odor.
Laundry Sanitizer: Add a cup of Listerine to your laundry while you wash it the next time. This will kill all the germs as well as clean your washing machine too.
Kill fungus from your plants: Eliminate mildew and fungus from the soil by mixing 1 parts Listerine with 3 parts water and pour it in a spray bottle. Spray it once a week in the area where the plant meets the soil.
Eliminate stinky feet: Take some lukewarm water and add a few drops of Listerine mouthwash into it. Then soak your feet in it. This works well to get the stink off your feet as Listerine is a bacteria killer. It will freshen up your feet too. Smooth feet with mouth wash >>
Toothbrush cleaner: Clean your toothbrush with Listerine to get rid of the germs easily.
Nail fungus: Nail fungus can also be eliminated easily by soaking your feet and hands in water mixed with mouthwash.
Glass cleaner: Mouthwash can make your glass sparkling clean. Clean the screens of your computer and television with Listerine and a soft cloth.
Prevent infection: Did you get tattooed recently? Dab some Listerine around the area where it is tattooed. This will prevent any kind of infection.
Relieve pain: If you get stung by a bee or a wasp, don’t worry, apply Listerine on the affected area and you will be relieved from the pain.
Clean mold and mildew: Listerine is great for cleaning mold and mildew. Simply soak your cleaning tool in Listerine and scrub away.
Toothache: Dab some Listerine on the paining gum, this will numb that area and reduce the pain. TOP HOME REMEDIES FOR TOOTHACHE
Get rid of dandruff: Massage some mint mouthwash on the scalp and then rinse it off with shampoo and water. This will reduce the dandruff.
Sanitize toilet and bathroom: Listerine is a good sanitizer. Pour 1/2 a cup of Listerine in your toilet and swirl it around with the help of a toilet brush. Allow it to sit for 1/2 an hour and then flush it.
Eliminate smell from hands: Get rid of garlic and onion smell form hands by simply rinsing your hands with mouthwash.
Clean cast iron: Use a splash of Listerine and salt to clean cast iron pans. It cleans without stripping the coating of the cast iron.
Garbage Disposal: Pour 1/2 cup of mouthwash down the drain to keep the garbage disposal germ and odor free.
Blister Remedy: Dab some Listerine onto blisters to keep them from getting infected.
Sore throat: Gargling with Listerine can really help soothe a sore throat, as will gargling with apple cider vinegar. If sore throat persists, see your doctor. Top Five natural gargle recipes and tips for sore throat
Disinfect a cut: When you need to clean out a small cut or wound, use an alcohol-based mouthwash to disinfect your skin.
Head lice: To get rid of the lice and nits, saturate the hair with Listerine mouth wash and then put a shower cap on and leave for 15-20mins before your rinse off.
Hard Water stains: Another one of the other uses for Listerine in the bathroom is to remove hard-water stains and for shining bathroom fixtures.
Bug Bites: Have an itchy rash or a mosquito bite, bee or wasp sting? Mouthwash can soothe the inflammation and relieve itchiness of a mosquito bite or
a rash, such as poison ivy. Listerine will provide relief for a bee sting.
As a deodorant: Put some Listerine on a cotton ball and dab it in your underarms and you will not stink anymore.