15 Uses Of Teabags You Did Not Know Before


Tea is full of antioxidants that play a vital role in repairing any cellular damage that could subsequently cause diseases and wrinkles. So we did a little research on teabag uses and as it turns out, it has many other uses before you just toss it away in trash. So go on, read the 15 uses of teabags you didn’t know about here and let us know what you think of them.

15. Treating Sunburns

Let the teabags cool down once they have been submerged and then place them on sunburns or the minor burns to gain relief. You can brew a tea bath and stay in the cooled-off water as well for relief if required.

14. Rashes and Insect Bites

Itching can be eased by application of used teabags on rashes and insect bites.

13. Sore or Bleeding Gums

Tannins is able to constrict the blood vessel thus helping in stopping the bleeding and also helps in relieving the swollen tissues. Make sure you use a cooled and used tea bag for this purpose.

12. Heal a Bruise

Use a soaked tea bag for this. Simply place it on the bruise to allow for faster healing.

11. Shrink a Wart

Apply a warm teabag onto the wart for about 10 minutes a couple of times in a day. The wart will shrink in a few days.

10. Reduce Puffiness

Soak the teabag in warm water and place it on each eye for almost 20 minutes.

9. Make Your Hair Shinier

Rinse your hair with a cup of tea to make them shine more and more manageable. Use this only if you have dark hair though.

8. Natural Highlights

Rinsing with tea on a regular basis by those who have light hair will allow for some really fun highlights.

7. Stinky Feet

Have your feet soaked into a steeped-tea bath for 20 minutes every day. Astringency in tea will close the sweat-emitting pores and tannins will kill off the stinky bacteria.

6. Facial Toner

Wipe a teabag over any trouble zone on your face and blot it with a clean towel.

5. Cleaning Wood Furniture

Use a rag or washcloth soaked in cooled down tea water for wiping the furniture followed by patting it dry with another cloth.

4. Clean Grease

You can use it for cleaning dirty mirrors, pans and pots as well.

3. Remove Refrigerator Odors

Place a used tea bag in refrigerator to let it soak up any offensive smell. It can be used for ashtrays as well.

2. Speeding up Decomposition

Have used tea leaves added to the compost heap to allow for speeding up of decomposition. Keep in mind that not all bags are made of compostable materials so it’s wise to take out the contents of the bag and use them instead of using the whole bag.

1. Dark Circles

Have a teabag soaked in warm water and then place it under your eyes for about 20 minutes to get rid of the dark circles.