17 Hydrogen Peroxide Uses You Never Knew About

By | November 9, 2018

Keep a bottle in every room of your house to whiten teeth, clean mirrors, prevent stains, and more.

Use hydrogen peroxide as a mouth rinse

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Some hydrogen peroxide uses aren’t intuitive, but they still work! Save money on mouthwash by mixing equal parts hydrogen peroxide and water and swish it around your mouth. Bonus: It’ll help naturally whiten your teeth in the process. Check out these other easy ways to whiten your teeth naturally at home.

Disinfect toothbrushes and dental appliances

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Dental hygiene is one of the most effective hydrogen peroxide uses. Though toothbrushes should be replaced every three months or after you have a cold you may not always have time to run to the drugstore to buy a new one. In the meantime, soak your toothbrush in hydrogen peroxide to kill the germs. It works for retainers and mouth guards, too.

Clean your fruit and veggies

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If you’re looking for an alternative to expensive fruit and vegetable washes, spritz a little food-grade hydrogen peroxide on them instead to help clean bacteria away. Rinse thoroughly before consuming.

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