Remedy for bleeding gums
Bleeding gums which aretheresultof an injury or a pulled-out tooth can be treated very effectively by putting a wet and chilled tea bag on the affected part. This will not only provide relief from the pain but will also help to stop the bleeding.
Acts as a tenderizer
If have to tenderize a piece of tough meat for your dinner tonight, it is the handy tea bag that is once again going to come to your rescue. All you have to do is steep about 4 tea bags for about 5-7 mins and pour the dark black liquid over your seasoned and marinate meat and cook as usual. Voila! Your tasty dinner is ready.
Excellent wood and floor cleaner
Just steep a couple of teabags in some boiling water and used this freshly brewed and cooled liquid to give your wood a nice dark sheen and your floors a bright and clean sparkle.
For your garden
Watering plants with some freshly brewed tea instead of plain water occasionally will give them a greener, luxurious and lush appearance. You can also sprinkle some tea dust from tea bags into your pots once in a while. This will act asmulch for your plants, especially for your rose plants.
Reuse old tea bags
Tea bags even after being used once have several uses which are extremely useful. handy and effective too.
Treatment for acne
Wiping your face with a used green tea bag regularly can effectively reduce pimples and acne. It acts on the skin like a toner and some of the antibacterialproperties of tea help get rid of unwanted bacteria on the skin which isthemaincause of acne.
After you have enjoyed your morning cup of tea, you can reuse your tea bags and make an effective mouthwash. Steep the tea bags once again and you the cooled water to rinse your mouth after meals and before you go to bed. It effectively stops the growth of oral bacteria that causedecay and bad breath.
Your kitchen companions
Used tea bags are useful cleaners especiallyto get rid of stubborn stains and grease on kitchen counters, floors, windows, glasses etc. It is also effective to use on wooden surfaces too. Just remember to wipe off after use to prevent permanent stains. Putting used tea bags in your refrigerator can keep unwanted odors at bay and leave it a fresh fragrance each time you open the door.
Help make plant compost
Used organic tea bags which are made of eco-friendly materials are excellent to use while making plant compost for your plants. Tea leaves in the tea bags help speedupthe compost making process by hastening the decomposition process.
Reduce the size of skin warts and tags
Applying used warm tea bags overwartsand tea bags several times a day can cause them to shrink. This mainly happens due to the presence of tannins in the tea. The antibacterialproperties act effectively onwartsand help get ridof them over a period oftime.