10 EPIC HOUSEHOLD USES OF GROUND COFFEE THAT’LL SURPRISE YOU

 

 

Coffee is the most common and loved beverage for most people, but do we know all the odd things that ground coffee is capable of doing around our homes?  In other words, coffee can be used to absorb any type of foul odor and do many other awesome things.

You won’t believe what research has shown. Coffee has many uses, including in the garden and even on your body. Next time you make coffee, don’t throw out the grounds. They can be very useful. Below are 10 ways to use coffee grounds in some very interesting ways.

 

 

[1] REMOVE FLEAS FROM PETS

 

 

Fleas are our pets’ worst enemies. They are really unavoidable and that can be very depressing for you and your pets. Treating these pesky bugs can cost a fortune and on top of that, it takes a lot of time.

Fortunately, fleas hate the smell and taste of coffee, so it will send them fleeing. After bathing your pet, simply rub the coffee through the fur. Give your pet a thorough rinse and allow your pet to dry naturally.

 

 

[2] POUR GROUND COFFEE DOWN THE DRAIN

 

Coffee is a natural air freshener, so for great-smelling garbage disposals, do this simple trick. Pour your used coffee remains into your garbage disposal.

Turn on the tap for hot water, then switch on the garbage disposal. This will keep your disposal smelling great.

 

 

[3] SHINES STAINLESS STEEL

 

 

Give your stainless steel a perk with ground coffee. Ground coffee can be used as a natural scrub to shine any type of stainless steel. Whether it’s your fridge, stove pots, or microwave oven,.

As long as it’s stainless steel, then ground coffee will make it shine. Simply dampen the coffee to make a paste. Rub it onto the stainless steel and scrub it. Rinse well with warm water and dry with a clean cloth.

 

 

[4] NEUTRALIZES FOUL ODORS

 

Ground coffee has a high level of nitrogen, which helps in the elimination of bad odors from the air when combined with carbon.

Place a bowl of ground coffee in the freezer to eliminate and control foul odors from fragrant foods. Ground coffee can be placed anywhere in the fridge that needs freshening up.

 

 

[5] REMOVE FISHY ODOR FROM HANDS

 

 

Ground coffee can be used to eliminate the smell of garlic, fish, or onions from your hands. After chopping these high-smelling spices, the odor they leave on your hands can’t be removed with a simple soap wash.

You can store ground coffee in the sink to use as a scrub to remove strong odors from your hands. This is an awesome way to give your hands a well-deserved scrubbing.

 

 

[6] DEODORIZE SHOE

 

 

This is a common complaint: how to remove the stinky odor from your shoes. Well, the answer is quite simple. Make a sack with ground coffee and leave it in your shoe overnight. Remove it the next morning and the bad smell will be gone.

 

[7] FERTILIZE YOUR GARDEN

 

 

Ground coffee is a safe and eco-friendly fertilizer to use in the soil of your garden. Coffee grounds consist of many essential minerals that plants need to grow. Calcium, nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, and chromium.

Coffee grounds also help to attract worms, which play a great role in your garden. To use ground coffee as fertilizer, simply sprinkle it in the soil around the plant.

 

 

[8] REPEL INSECTS

 

Coffee grounds contain compounds that are toxic to insects and pests. You can keep them away by sprinkling the ground coffee around the root of the plant.

Slugs and snails will not be able to cross that barrier, as they hate the feel of it and it’s not on their menu.

 

 

[9] REJUVENATE YOUR SKIN

 

 

When they say ground coffee can be used to scrub anything, your skin is included. Using ground coffee to scrub your skin will remove dead cells and dirt from your skin.

Combine with coconut oil. Use your hands or a soft, clean sponge to apply it to your skin. Gently massage the area, then rinse. Use a mild moisturizer to moisturize.

 

[10] REDUCE CELLULITE

 

 

At least 80% of adult women have this condition. This is when the skin develops a dimpled, lumpy appearance—often seen in the thighs and buttock areas. Simply combine ground coffee with water or coconut oil and use it to make a scrub.

Apply the scrub to the affected areas and leave it on for 15  minutes before removing it. Repeat this procedure twice weekly for the best results. I hope that these tips were helpful. Hope to see you soon.

 

 

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