This is Sandal Jamal and Today I’ll be telling you about how to reuse your green tea bags.
These days green tea is a part of everyone’s menu or you can say everyone prefers to start their day with green tea rather than the regular milk made tea as green tea has a lot of health and beauty benefits but have you ever thought how amazing it would be if you could reuse those tea bags for some extra benefits.
So let’s get started,
1) FOR YOU EYES
Instead of throwing away the used tea bags what you can do is place them in the refrigerator and put those cooled tea bags over your eyes, doing this will reduce swelling around your eyes and will tighten your skin it will also help you to get rid of dark circle
2) A FACE MASK
You can also reuse the tea bags to make a face mask all you need to do is cut open two used tea bags and scoop out their contents, add 1-2 teaspoon of honey and mix a little lemon juice to it, apply it on your face and allow it to sit for 5-10 minutes then rinse off with lukewarm water. Use this face mask once or twice a week to get rid of skin problems.
3)AS A SCRUB
You can also reuse the green tea bags as a scrub all you need to do is mix green tea with granulated sugar and water(according to your requirement)
You will have an exfoliating scrub which will give you an incredible glow.
4) FEED YOUR GARDEN
Rebrew used bags in a bucket of water and use the resulting weak tea to water your plants and protect them from fungal infections. Alternately, open up used tea bags and sprinkle the damp leaves around the base of your plants to fertilize the soil and deter garden pests like mice.
You can also add previously-brewed tea bags to your compost pile for a boost of nutrients. Just remember to remove the metal staple if your tea bags are the kind that have them.
5) NEUTRALISE HOUSEHOLD ODORS
Used tea is also great for removing lingering odors from your home. Store pre-brewed tea bags in the refrigerator to keep it smelling fresh. Drop a few dry used tea bags into the bottom of your trash bins to neutralize bad smells before they can escape into your kitchen. These are just a few examples, but the possibilities are endless.
6) DIY AIR FRESHENER
Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to dry used tea bags to create air fresheners for your home, office, or vehicle. Since most tea bags come with a string built in, hanging them is a snap. Once the oil wears off, simply add a few more drops to refresh. Also, because tea leaves absorb odors, these creative homemade air fresheners will work double-time to keep your living areas smelling great!
7) SOAK YOUR FEET
Add used tea bags to warm water and soak your feet to neutralize foot odors, soften calluses, and nourish your skin.
8) CONDITION YOUR HAIR
Brew up some weak tea with your used bags and use after your shampoo to condition and nourish your hair and scalp.
9) Homemade Glass Cleaner
Re-brew used tea bags and spray the weak tea onto windows, mirrors, and other glass surfaces to loosen up dirt, fingerprints, and other dirt. Be sure to wipe away with a clean, lint-free cloth to minimize dust particles.
10) Renew Wood Surfaces
Use weak tea made from pre-brewed bags to clean and shine hardwood floors and polish wood furniture.
So, these are some ways in which you can reuse your tea bags.
But people always remember that you should never store your used tea bags for a long period of time as they go bad after storing for way too long, even when kept chilled. When in doubt, use your nose and smell them. If your old tea bags start smelling bad when you take them out of the refrigerator, it’s probably best to throw them and use a fresh bag just to be safe.
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