We used to think that vodka is an absolute evil. However, in the right hands, it can be used effectively. We will talk about how you can benefit from vodka in everyday life and household chores.
Getting rid of the smell
Dilute the vodka with water and sprinkle it on your clothes to remove unpleasant odors. Unfortunately, stains cannot be removed this way, but dubious aromas are easy to remove.
The same trick works with shoes.
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All the same vodka solution in a bottle with a spray dispenser does an excellent cleaning glasses job. Note; This method may not work for some lenses with special coatings.
Clean up traces of labels
With cotton wool or a cloth dipped in vodka, you can easily clean the sticky marks left from the labels.
Freshening your breath
Yes, you can rinse your mouth with vodka, but first, you need to prepare it properly. Add some cinnamon, mint, and tea tree oil to the vodka, let it brew for a week or two, and you get an infusion for rinsing. Disinfection and elimination of unpleasant odors in one bottle. Above all, don’t drink it by accident.
Extending the life of flowers in a vase
If you add a teaspoon of sugar and the same amount of vodka to a vase with freshly cut flowers, the flowers will last much longer.
Making a delicious crust
If you add a little ice-cold vodka to the water during the pie dough preparation, the dough will be crispier. During baking, the vodka will evaporate, and the crust will be more crumbly.
Cooking flavored infusions
Based on vodka, you can make odorous infusions, such as chocolate or vanilla. Place the desired component in a sterile container with a sealed lid, add vodka, and let it brew properly.
Not only glasses can be cleaned with vodka solution, but also windows. Sure, a branded cleaner will leave fewer streaks, but if it’s not on hand, vodka will do the job just fine.
Rinse your hair
Add two teaspoons of rosemary to a glass of vodka, let it brew for a couple of days. Then strain and use the resulting infusion as a medicated hair rinse. This infusion fights dandruff well, washes the hair from shampoo residues, and is useful for people with dry scalp.
Vodka not only disinfects but also has some anesthetic effect. It can be used for minor cuts and wounds if nothing more suitable is at hand. And you can also mix vodka with water in equal proportions. When frozen, you will get a reusable bag for applying to bruises.
A cotton ball soaked in vodka can burn off pimples on your face. Vodka also tightens pores and cleanses the skin of various impurities.
We cleanse and get rid of the characteristic odor
To improve the quality vodkaand drive out the characteristic “fuel” smell, it is recommended to pass it through a charcoal filter several times. Be careful: the filter is under heavy load during such manipulations, so you will have to change the filter element more often.
You can make a pretty decor item with a little imagination from a glass jar or bottle of vodka. You can “pickle” vegetables or fruits, parts of plants, an insect, or any other item you like there.
Adapted and translated by Wiki Avenue Staff
Sources: Life hacker