1. Sooth puffy and tired eyes - the most common use of tea bags.
at a computer, reading, watching, almost everything we do daily
challenges our eyes. Tea helps relieve redness and swelling and
refreshes tired eyes. Put the tea bags in ice-cold water or simply pour
on water and leave in the refrigerator. We suggest you use them at
bedtime, while resting your eyes. This is pretty much all you need, with
absolutely no cost.
2. Tea bags help with sweaty feet.
Soak your feet in luke warm tea prepared with used tea bags before bedtime for 15 minutes and wipe with a clean towel.
3. Minimize the effect of bruising.
acid, contained mostly in black tea, has the ability to restrict
swelling by constricting the blood vessels. Apply a fresh, cooled bag of
black tea on your trauma and leave for 20 minutes. For better results
repeat once more during the day.
4. Tea bags are a remedy for minor sunburn.
tea bags ease the pain of sunburns. If bigger areas of your body are
affected, try to take a cool bath adding several tea bags to the water.
5. Tea bags help with razor cuts.
tea bags sooth pain from razor cuts. Use a cooled tea bag to stop the
bleeding and reduce skin damage with the helpful antioxidants found in
6. Tea bags help with acne.
your face with used green tea bag. Before you rub a tea bag on your
skin, wash and rinse the skin with a hypoallergenic cleanser. Apply the
cooled tea bag on the skin and let it stand for 10-15 minutes. Rooibos
tea is one of the best options for acne treatment. Rooibos, also known
as Red Bush, is a plant native to South Africa and has been used in the
local traditional medicine for centuries.
7. Tea bags help with oral hygiene.
Speed up the healing process of painful sores in your mouth by slightly biting onto a tea bag soaked in water.
8. Tea bags can freshen your breath.
breath usually is due to a number of reasons such as eating smoking,
dry mouth or other medical conditions. Bad breath is caused primarily by
the bacteria on the back of your tongue or between your teeth. Both
green and black tea can stop the growth of the bacteria. Rinsing with
strong brewed tea reduces the unpleasant smell from the mouth. Use 2 or
more used tea bags to prepare a new cup of tea. Let it come to room
temperature and the use to clean your mouth. For better result repeat
daily after meals.
9. Tea bags effectively absorb unpleasant odors.
can help reduce unpleasant smell of hands such as fish or garlic. In
addition, tea bags can be used inside the fridge or you can stick them
in the trash can. You can also use them in ashtrays to reduce smell. An
other idea is to stick dry tea bags with lavender flavor or other herbal
tea of your choice in the seat covers of your car to get a natural air
10. Tea bags could be used for washing dishes, especially if you are allergic to soaps or other detergents.
matter how strange it sounds, tea does have cleaning properties. Using a
bunch of re-brewed tea bags, you can easily remove dirt or grease from
mirrors, windows, floors, kitchen counters or other wooden furniture.
Remember that after cleaning, make sure to dry the surface, because tea
is also a good natural dye!