Huong Ngo

By Huong Ngo

LifeBuzz Staff

24 Reasons Why You Need Hydrogen Peroxide In Your Home.

Hydrogen peroxide is most widely used a disinfectant in households. You can usually find a bottle under someone's kitchen sink or in a medicine cabinet. But why limit hydrogen peroxide to just cleaning purposes, when it can be used for so much more?

For clearing up skin to whitening teeth to eliminating foot fungus, 3% hydrogen peroxide can be used to help out in so many different situations. Now you know why your mom always kept a spare bottle stashed away.

Check out some of the many ways you can use the special liquid below.

#1. Remove Organic Stains

Get rid of stains from sweat, blood, wine, or even food by applying this combination: 3% hydrogen peroxide and a little laundry detergent!

Remove Organic Stains


#2. Elimination of Pesticides

Eliminate the pesticides in vegetables by soaking them in 1/4 cup of 3% hydrogen peroxide and 3 cups of water for about 30 minutes.

Elimination of Pesticides


#3. Kills Airborne Germs

Kill the airborne germs in the air by combining 1 pint of 3% hydrogen peroxide and 1 gallon of water and pouring it into a humidifier.

Kills Airborne Germs


#4. Glass Cleaner

Let hydrogen peroxide sit on a mirror or glass to clean them. Wait for the peroxide to start bubbling before you start wiping away.

Glass Cleaner


#5. Eliminate Boils

If your doctor approves, you can treat your a boil at home yourself. You will need to sterilize a needle with 3% hydrogen peroxide and then carefully poke a small hole into the tip of the boil.

Eliminate Boils


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