With a long-standing reputation, there are many hydrogen peroxide uses. It comes in a dark brown bottle. You can use hydrogen peroxide to clean and disinfect.
Hydrogen peroxide uses
Clean your dishwasher
Spray hydrogen peroxide to the intricate parts of your dishwasher, to eliminate mold and mildew. Do it in parts where moisture lingers.
Disinfect your cutting boards
According to renovator Bob Villa, a 10-minute soak on 3% hydrogen peroxide is recommended. It especially helps to kill germs on the wooden boards.
Deep clean your toilet
Whiten the surface of your toilet by adding ½ a cup of 3% hydrogen peroxide to the toilet bowl. Leave it on for at least 20 minutes. Hydrogen peroxide effectively removes microorganisms.
Shine your mirrors and glass surfaces
Add a ratio of 1:1 of hydrogen peroxide and water solution into a spray bottle. Spray onto the glass surfaces and wipe with paper towels or newspaper to get a streak-free and great shine.
Whiten your clothes
The solution according to OTG is to make an oxygen-bleach by mixing 1/2 cup washing powder and ½ cup hydrogen peroxide. Put it into your washing machine and soak the clothes for several hours to whiten and sanitize.
Recommend by EWG, peroxide is effective in removing grass stains and stains from juices and wine.
Clean algae from your pond water
You can reduce or remove harmful algae if you have a water feature or pond. Add 3%
hydrogen peroxide solution ½ cup to clear a 90-gallon pond.
Induce vomiting on your poisoned dog
If your dog has eaten something that’s poisonous a veterinarian may recommend the use of hydrogen peroxide. This is to make the dog vomit out the poison.
Sanitize your toothbrush
According to ADA, your toothbrush may be exposed to coliform or other bacteria in the
bathroom. Soak the toothbrush in hydrogen peroxide to kill bacteria and be on the safe side.
Whiten your teeth
The teeth whitening market is filled with products that contain hydrogen peroxide. All these products are safe and effective but the concentrations vary.
Terminate garbage can germs
Spray your garbage can with equal parts of hydrogen peroxide and water in the ratio 1:1. Do this after washing with water and soap and let the trash can to sun-dry.
Scrub your sink
Scrub the sink with a sponge and baking soda. Then pour 3% peroxide on the surface. Let it sit then rinse after.
Clean out your litter box
Empty the litter and wash it with soap and hot water and spray with hydrogen peroxide. This helps eliminate odor and disinfect the litter box.
Treat smelly feet
Bacteria build-up causes odor on feet. Add a cup of hydrogen peroxide to 3 parts warm water and soak your feet.
Wash your vegetables
Recommend by Organic Garden, use hydrogen peroxide (3/4 of a cup) to a sink of cold water. Afterward, wash your vegetables and fruits. It helps in removing dirt and pesticides.
For best results, use a bottle of hydrogen peroxide for a month. According to doctors at Mayo Clinic medical advice, it isn’t recommended for use on treating cuts and wounds. There are many more hydrogen peroxide uses so make sure you have a bottle of the product at home.