Drinking tea regularly is undoubtedly a good habit but what remains behind is a heap of used tea bags that when put into the garbage can tend to seep through. It might come as a surprise that used tea bags can further be put to a number of other uses. For example, tea bags can be used to soften the steak and keep it tender and juicy. Also, tea contains tannins that heal wounds faster. Peppermint tea has antiseptic properties that can be used to make homemade mouthwash. Here is a list of the best uses of tea bags. So, next time you sip your cup of tea, work around the areas in which you can use your tea bags.