Don't Throw Away Your Used Tea Bags

Don't waste used tea bags anymore! There are a tons of things you can do with them around your house and for your own body that are spectacular for improving your life.

 

Make Your Next Cup of Tea Stronger

The next time you're making tea, don't throw out that used tea bag. You can use it in your next cup of tea to make a stronger tasting brew. This is 100% safe and healthy to do. It may not be as strong as a new one, but it'll help pack double the punch in taste.

 

Clean Carpets and Rugs

You can clean and deodorize your carpets and rugs with used tea bags. Simply save your tea bags in a cup of water in the refrigerator to keep them from spoiling until you have enough to cover the amount of carpet you need cleaned. Open the teabags and sprinkle the leaves onto the spot of carpet you need cleaned. Keep them they're until they're fully dried and then vacuum the leaves up.

 

Deter Household Pests

Mice hate the smell of tea. Put used teabags in small corners of your house that mice might go to. Like cup boards and pantries. This will also help keep away spiders and cockroaches in your house.

 

Heal Infections

Apply used tea bags onto infected areas like cuts, scrapes, pink eye, canker sores, fever blisters and other similar infections to speed up the healing process as well as reduce pain and swelling. Learn more about medical uses for tea here.

 

Clean Glass Surfaces

Re-brew your old tea bags and spray the tea onto glass surfaces to take off smudges, fingerprints, streaks, and anything else keeping your glass surfaces from being spotless. This works on windows, mirrors, dishes, and anything else that is glass.