6 Ways To Reuse Teabags

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Tea not only can benefit your health, but it also acts as a lifehack. You might find it wasteful to throw away the teabag after drinking 1 time or more. Why not utilize the power in the used tea bags in your daily life?

  • Reduce dark eye circles

No eye mask or eye cream in your home? Fret not! Simply place 2 of your used tea bags in your fridge to cool and place them on your eyes for a few minutes. It works better if use caffeinated tea bags because caffeine can shrink blood vessels. You will be surprised at how much difference it makes!

  • Feed your plants

Tear open the tea bags and mix the leaves into the soil for fertilization. It also helps in deterring pests and fungal infections. Alternatively, you can also rebrew the used tea bags again to water the plants.

  • Soothe irritated skin

Tea has anti-inflammatory properties. It can provide soothing relief from rashes, bug bites, and even sunburn. Simply apply a cool, moist tea bag to the affected area to ease the pain.   

  • Antioxidant bath

Soak your feet or you can take a tea bath by infusing the tea bags in warm water. Tea leaves contain antioxidants. It can help to reduce foot odors and soften calluses. It also nourishes your skin! You may opt for floral tea for an aromatherapy experience.

  • Degrease dirty dishes

Having trouble scrubbing the mess stuck at the bottom of the pan or wok? Place tea bags in the dishes and fill them with hot water for a period of time. It will help to loosen the leftovers that are stuck at the bottom without using harsh chemicals. This saves up your precious time!

  • DIY glass cleaner

Hard to achieve the crystal-clear sheen on your glass or mirror? Clean the surface with moist tea bags and wipe it off with a dry, lint-free cloth. This will remove any dirt, fingerprints, gunk, and even streaks.

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