Mouthwash is one of the common things we use everyday for maintaining our mouth fresh and for our personal hygiene. But beyond its common use, the antiseptic and anti fungal properties of mouthwash be helpful with a lot of ways in our everyday life.
Check out the surprising other useful tips you can do with your mouthwash!
1. Can help prevent dandruff
Due to its anti fungal properties, mouthwash can help fight dandruff. First wash your hair with water and shampoo. After this mix 1 part water with 1 part mouthwash. Apply this mixture to your scalp and wait for few minutes before rinsing.
2. Disinfect wounds
Mostly mouthwash brands contains chemicals that can help get rid of the bacteria same as when you have a little cut or wound. Just dab it on a cotton ball or swab and gently wipe the cut.
3. Can be used as deodorant
If mouthwash can freshen your breath, it sure can freshen your armpits too and prevent bacteria build up that cause stinky smell. Just soak a cotton ball with mouthwash and dab it into your armpits.
4. Helps prevent athlete's foot and nail fungus
Athlete's foot is caused by a fungal infection begins in the toes. People with sweaty feet are the ones commonly affected. It can cause itching, scaling, and even bad smell. Though you can help prevent it by putting the mouthwash in spray bottle and spray it into your feet.
5. Relaxes feet
If your feet got tired from walking, you can make a quick relaxing foot spa with mouthwash. In a container with warm water, add 2-3 cups of mouthwash in it then stir. Soak your foot into this relaxing foot spa.
6. Bottle cleaner
Cleaning baby bottles can be challenging especially if the smell of milk stays on the insides of the bottles. This can be frustrating for moms. But here is a quick fix, after cleaning the bottle with soap and water, add 1 part of mouthwash and 3 parts water inside the bottle, let it sit overnight, and then rinse.
7. Relieves itchiness
Did you even experience an itchy nose or an insect bite? Try dabbing it with a mouthwash. The stinging properties can help relieve itchiness in no time.
8. Disinfecting your toothbrush
Our toothbrush can help remove the bacteria in our mouth. But what happens is these bacteria are left sitting in your toothbrush's bristles. To get disinfect this, soak your toothbrush with mouthwash overnight and wash it with hot water after.