Simply as BREWED TEA. Hot or Cold
Add tea in milk, soups, ice creams, coconut milk or juice. Use steeped tea leaves or ground dry tea leaves like a spice or to season your favorite sweet or savory dishes.
- Wood floors / furniture: Soak a cloth with brewed, room temperature tea and rub it gently for natural color and shine. Use green tea on lighter wood and black tea on darker wood.
- Toilets: Let few tea bags settle down in the toilet for an hour, then discard them before scrubbing the toilet with a brush and flushing.
- Mirrors and windows: Fill cold brewed tea in a spray bottle and use it to make mirrors and glass sparkle.
- Carpets: Sprinkle dried tea leaves across a carpet and let them sit for 30 minutes to an hour. Then vacuum them up. Soaked tea shall stain the carpet.
- Car air freshener: Put tea bags under the seat to fight odors.
- House scenting: scatter tea bags in different places around the house.
- Get rid of fishy smells: Rub smelly fish, onion or garlic hands with brewed tea.
Tea is highly acidic and full of nutrients that can help plants flourish. Instead of dumping out steeped tea leaves or bags, throw them into a compost pile or to a plant pot.
Remedy for tired eyes & as mouthwash
- Warm / wet teabags can reduce puffiness and soothe pain around tired eyes.
- Toothaches and oral pains can be soothed with a rinse of tea mixed with a little salt.