We often throw used tea bags and do not use them post one use. Used tea bags are often a waste for us. Many of us do not know the hidden uses of used tea bags. Used tea bags have many uses.
These Uses Are Enumerated And Listed Below
Adds Flavour To Food
Used tea bags add a lot of flavour and taste to various food dishes. Water is needed to prepare any dish. You can use the used tea bags and dip them in the water which is needed in the preparation of the dish. The same water will gain a taste and will later be used to prepare the dish with added flavour and taste.
For Making Tea
Tea bags which have been used earlier can be used again in preparing tea. Used tea bags give the tea a stronger taste than what it gave when it was used for the first time. In fact, similar is the case with green tea. Used green tea leaves give a stronger taste.
For Gardens And Plants
Used tea bags are often used in gardens and plants. If you have plants planted in pots, then you can reuse tea bags. The tea leaves present in tea bags work as compost for the plantation. This adds the required minerals to the plants. So, the next time just tear open your used tea bags and spread the tea leaves in the garden area.
For Shiny Hair
Boiled tea bags can be used to condition our hair post shampoo. This makes our hair shiny and bouncy. It is said that this as a conditioner also increases the volume of our hair.
For Cleaning Glass
Used tea bags can be used to clean glasses. Just use the tea bags to clean the glass and then wipe the same with a dry and soft material of cloth. This works really well in cleaning glass.
For Cleaning Carpets And Mats
Used tea leaves can be used to clean carpets, rugs and mats. You can spread or sprinkle the tea from the used tea bags on the required carpet. Let it stay on the carpet till the leaves are completely dry. You can use a vacuum cleaner to remove the tea leaves from the carpet and make the carpet look fresh and better. In fact, the tea leaves also add a fresh fragrance to the carpet.
For Treating Sunburns
Used tea bags can be used to treat and provide relief to sunburns. You shall let the tea bags cool down and then apply the tea leaves in the area affected by sun burn. Used tea bags help in curing sunburns.
For Healing A Cut
Often it becomes difficult to heal a bruise or a cut. Application of used tea bags in the area affected helps in curing the curing the bruise or cut.
For Dark Circles And Puffy Eyes Reduction
Used tea bags help in reducing the darkness and also the puffy look of the eyes. Often our eyes appear swollen, application of used tea bags help in reducing the swollen look around the eyes.
For Using As A Natural Deodorant
Used tea bags are often used as a natural deodorant. It helps in making a room smell fresh and helps in controlling the odour of a place.
These are a few uses of used tea bags. It is a great way to reuse things also. It is not a great idea to throw things once used. Similar is the case of used tea bags. They have plenty uses post their first use.