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16 surprising uses of mouthwash


Not only cleaning the oral cavity, keeping breath fresh, mouthwash also has many other miraculous uses that very few people know, such as preventing dandruff, soothing mosquito bites…
The antiseptic and antifungal properties of the mouthwash make it useful not only for health but also for household chores. Here are 16 uses of mouthwash, keep them in mind because they will help you in time.

1. Deodorization In addition to helping freshen breath, mouthwash is also a tool to help eliminate any bad odors in the following cases: After chopping onions, garlic or fish in the kitchen, simply dab a little mouthwash on your hands to get rid of the smell.
Put some mouthwash on a towel and massage your feet after bathing to get rid of foot odor.
You can also get rid of trash odors by placing cotton balls or tissues soaked in mouthwash inside the trash can. 2. Cure nail fungus Mix 2 parts mouthwash and one part vinegar, then soak a cotton ball in the mixture and apply it to your nails or feet 2-3 times a day. If done regularly for a few weeks, you will see results. 3. Prevent Dandruff The mouthwash has antifungal properties, which perfectly combats dandruff. Before taking a shower, mix 1 part water with 1 part mouthwash. After washing with your regular shampoo, apply this mixture on your scalp, leave it on for a few minutes and then wash it off. 4. Soothes mosquito bites Mosquito bites can be itchy and uncomfortable. Take a cotton ball soaked in mouthwash and put it on the mosquito bite area, this will reduce swelling and itching effectively. 5. Use as toner for facial skin You can use mouthwash as an alternative to toner, dab some of this solution on a cotton pad and apply it to your face. Not only does it help remove excess makeup and dirt, but it also fights acne. Note, should not be applied regularly, and should not be applied if you have sensitive skin. 6. Prevent infection If you’ve just got a body piercing or just got a tattoo, mouthwash will help your skin heal faster and prevent infection. You just need to apply a little mouthwash on those areas every day. 7. Get rid of bruises To save yourself from an unpleasant bruise (or at least reduce its appearance), dab some mouthwash on a cotton pad and apply it to the bumped skin. 8. Deodorize the body Using mouthwash is a great tip to save yourself from an embarrassing situation where your body stinks. Take a cotton ball soaked in this solution and dab it on your armpits, it can help you get rid of the bad smell for a while. 9. Prevent lice Wet your hair with mouthwash, put on a shower cap and leave it on for 15-20 minutes, then rinse. 10. Relax your feet To soothe tired and aching feet, soak them in a container of warm water mixed with 2-3 mouthwash bottle caps. Soak your feet for at least 15 minutes to see the effect. 11. Clean bottles Cleaning the inside of high neck bottles/jars and removing odors is quite difficult. To treat, pour a mixture of 1 part mouthwash and 3 parts water into a bottle, shake gently, leave overnight and then rinse the next day. 12. Clean the toothbrush Mouthwash has antiseptic properties, so it’s the perfect thing to clean your toothbrush. Just soak the bristles in mouthwash for a few minutes (preferably overnight), then rinse thoroughly with hot water. 13. Glass cleaning Your glasses will be perfectly clean if you apply a little mouthwash and wipe them with a soft cloth. 14. Clean the bathroom Tiles in the bathroom can be dull. To make the tiles look like new, scrub with a mixture of 1 cup water and half a cup of mouthwash. Also, to get rid of germs and odors in the toilet area, pour half a cup of mouthwash down the toilet and let it sit for an hour. Then use a cleaning brush to swirl around and then rinse. 15. Mosquito repellent Insects don’t like the smell of menthol, so you can use mouthwash to repel flies, mosquitoes, and even ants (they’ll disappear). Spray the solution into your home and other hiding places with a mixture of 1 part mouthwash and 1 part water. 16. Keeping flowers fresh Place the freshly cut flowers in the water. For every 1/2 liter of water, pour 3 caps of mouthwash. This will help the flowers stay fresh longer and more beautiful.