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Who Knew?: Vodka's Other Uses

Who Knew???: Vodka's Other Uses

1 .... To remove a bandage painlessly, saturate the bandage with vodka The stuff dissolves adhesive.

2. .... To clean the caulking around bathtubs and showers, fill a trigger-spray bottle with vodka, spray the caulking, let set five minutes and wash clean. The alcohol in the vodka kills mold and mildew.

3 .... To clean your eyeglasses, simply wipe the lenses with a soft, clean cloth dampened with vodka. The alcohol in the vodka cleans the glass and kills germs.

4. .... Prolong the life of razors by filling a cup with vodka and letting your safety razor blade soak in the alcohol after shaving. The vodka disinfects the blade and prevents rusting.

5 .... Spray vodka on wine stains, scrub with a brush, and then blot dry.

6 .... Using a cotton ball, apply vodka to your face as an astringent to cleanse the skin and tighten pores.

7 .... Add a jigger of vodka to a 12-ounce bottle of shampoo. The alcohol cleanses the scalp, removes toxins from hair, and stimulates the growth of healthy hair. Straight vodka gets rid of nits too.

8 .... Fill a sixteen-ounce trigger-spray bottle with vodka and spray bees or wasps to kill them.

9 .... Pour one-half cup vodka and one-half cup water into a Ziploc freezer bag and freeze for a slushy, refreshing ice pack for aches, pain or black eyes.

10 .... Fill a clean, used mayonnaise jar with freshly packed lavender flowers, fill the jar with vodka, seal the lid tightly and set in the sun for three days. Strain liquid through a coffee filter, then apply the tincture to aches and pains.

11 .... To relieve a fever, use a washcloth to rub vodka on your chest and back as a lin i ment.

12 .... To cure foot odor, wash your feet with vodka.

13 .... Vodka will disinfect and alleviate a jellyfish sting.

14 .... Pour vodka over an area affected with poison ivy to remove the urushiol oil from your skin.

15 .... Swish a shot of vodka over an aching tooth. Allow your gums to absorb some of the alcohol to numb the pain.

And silly me, …..

I drink it!