14 surprising uses of tea bags that will make your life easier

Besides the benefits to our health, tea can be useful in many situations. Here are 14 amazing tricks to use tea bags that will make your life easier.

14 surprising uses of tea bags that will make your life easier

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1. To eliminate foot odor

To eliminate the unpleasant smell of the feet, soak them in strong tea for 20 minutes. For the best results repeat daily.

2. To make mirrors shiny

You can use strong tea to clean the mirrors. All you have to do is dip a cloth in tea and wipe the mirrors. Polish with a soft, dry cloth.

3. Make your hair shiny

Add a few sachets of tea in your rinsing water. Your hair will become brighter, as tea works as a hair conditioner.

4. Soothe tired and red eyes

Do your eyes get tired after working at the computer? Make a tea in the evening and after the sachets are cooled place them onto your eyes. The pain will disappear and the skin around your eyes will become smooth and hydrated. Tea bags also make the redness disappear.

5. Freshener for carpets

Open a few lavender tea bags and sprinkle the leaves on the carpet. Leave them on for 10 minutes and then vacuum the carpet. Your whole house will smell pleasantly, and the lavender scent reduces stress.

6. Tender meat

Take the leaves of about eight sachets of black tea and dry them, then infuse them for 10 minutes. Strain the obtained tea and pour it over steak, allowing it to marinate overnight. You will get the best steak you’ve ever tasted!

7. Bleeding of the gums

According to Readers’ Digest, you need to place a tea bag previously soaked in cold water directly onto inflamed gums to relieve the inflammation.

8. Keep garden pests away

If you have a garden and can’t get rid of pests, just use some tea bags to keep the pests away for sure.

9. Acne

Get rid of acne by simply rinsing your face with tea.

10. Bruise

To get rid of a bruise, take a sachet of black tea and soak in water for 5 minutes. Tannin found in black tea will constrict the blood vessels and reduce the inflammation.

11. Sunburns

Instead of using Aloe Vera, you can dip black tea sachets into cold water and then place them on the burns to heal them faster.

12. Cracked lips

You can place black tea bags soaked in cold water on your lips to repair damaged skin cells.

13. Wrinkles

Green tea is an excellent solution for wrinkles because it contains antioxidants. Simply dip a green tea bag in cold water and place it on your face.

14. Insect bites

Place wet tea sachets on insect bites to soothe the itching.

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