7 Unusual ways to use Green Tea

7 Unusual ways to use Green Tea!

Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world after water. However, 75 percent of the tea consumed worldwide is black and only 25 percent is green. (we’ll need to have a source for the numbers)

But in recent times the scale is tipping towards more people enjoying green tea. It’s now become synonymous with health and wellbeing because it is rich in antioxidants. But apart from that here are 7 Unusual ways to use Green Tea.

  • Helps reduce dark circles and puffy eyes

Green Tea Contains Tannins that shrink living tissue aiding in reduce the puffiness around the eyes, improve blood circulation.  All you have to do is after you have enjoyed a cup of green tea, let the bag cool and place one over each closed eye. Place it on your eyes for 10 minutes. Once done, massage your under-eyes gently for better results.

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  • A great substitute to fertilizer (cannot mention substitute

The whole world is shifting towards waste reduction, so this trick is definitely a no-brainer. Green tea leaves act as a natural fertilizer. You can spatter a thin layer of green tea leaves from your used tea bags around the bases of your plants. And then water them. This tips is a tried and tested one!

  • odorsrefrigerator odours

This may sound strange but green tea can actually absorb bad odors. To do this, place a few used tea bags in a cup or a cloth bag and put it in the refrigerator. Don‘t forget to change the tea bags regularly. This way your refrigerator will always be odor-free.

  • Excellent  Carpet cleaner

Carpet cleaning can get messy & costly at times, green tea can help ease the work. Simply take some moist used green tea leaves out of a sachet and scatter them on the floor,  and gently rub them in followed by vacuuming the affected area. A quick fix in time of emergencies indeed.

  • Helps prevent bad breath

Green teas are antioxidant in nature which helps get rid of toxin in your body and also helps to clean and wash off the bacteria from your mouth, that is the root cause of bad breath. Sip on a fresh cup and f, active, and feel fresh!

  • Removes grease of dishes

This one is a must-try- Simply place some used green tea bags on the dishes and use them as scrubs to get rid of the dirty dishes. You save up on using those harsh chemicals that are bad for fragile utensils.

  • Soothes sunburnt skin

You spent too much time under the sun and now have sunburns? Well, this DIY is easy and great to soothe your skin after sunburns. The antioxidants help with the inflammation so all you have to do is, Steep green tea, let it cool ( you can put it in the fridge too), and then dip some fresh cotton balls in the cooled tea directly on the affected area!

So we hope you enjoyed these 7 unusual ways to use green tea! Do share it with a friend who may find this useful and if you can grab your box of Old Harbor Tea by clicking HERE.