True Beauty Starts Inside

True Beauty Starts Inside

Ten Vinegar Secrets to Improve Your Life!

I always like to share simple, inexpensive, natural things you can do to cook and clean at home. Today, I want to share some household hints for vinegar—apple cider or white vinegar. Most of these are old-fashioned household tips but they may be new to many of my readers!

  1. When you boil eggs, add a shot of vinegar to the water. It prevents them from cracking.
  2. To attack hard water stains, soak a rag in vinegar and then apply it to the stained area and let it sit overnight.
  3. About once a month, run vinegar through your automatic coffee maker to help keep mineral deposits in check. (After the vinegar mixture, you are going to have to run at least one and maybe two cycles of plain water to get rid of the vinegar aroma.)
  4. Salt (1 teaspoon) in vinegar (1 cup) can shine brass.
  5. For a clogged drain, pour a handful of baking soda into he drain and then add about a half-cup of vinegar slowly. It will foam up. Rinse with a little hot water and then let it sit for a couple of hours. (Note that this may not work on stubborn clogs.)
  6. To get that onion or garlic smell off your fingers after chopping in the kitchen, rinse your hands with some vinegar.
  7. Corrosion on showerheads or faucets can be removed by soaking these parts in diluted distilled vinegar overnight. In some cases, remove the item and soak it in vinegar. If you cannot remove the item, saturate a towel in vinegar and wrap it around the faucet overnight.
  8. Put some vinegar in a spray bottle and spray it generously around ant trails or in areas prone to insect invasion.
  9. Get the smoke odor out of clothes by filling a bathtub with hot water, adding a cup or more of vinegar to the bathwater, and let clothes hang above the steam.
Comments Post the First Comment »
post a comment

Post a Comment

Previous Posts

New Negative Health Consequences of Diet Soda
Americans drink lots of diet soda and Americans are facing an unprecedented obesity epidemic. This has caused all sorts of medical experts and even Oprah to investigate whether diet soft drinks can make you gain weight. It seems paradoxical ...

posted 5:00:56am Sep. 27, 2011 | read full post »

The Deadly Truth Behind Most Beauty Products
You don’t have to go far to find shelves and shelves of products promising everything from smoother skin to fewer wrinkles. Women have used cosmetics throughout history to bring color to their faces and to make them smell good. Today, a wealth ...

posted 7:06:43am Sep. 26, 2011 | read full post »

Six Vitamin Powerhouses You Must Start Feeding Your Family Now
I am a physician by profession and most physicians are very comfortable with things that come in pill form. However, when it comes to vitamins, you are much better off to get your vitamins from the natural source than in pill form. This is not ...

posted 7:00:19am Sep. 25, 2011 | read full post »

New Dangers Discovered Under Your Sink
Cleaning products are more dangerous than you think. You may think that these widely available products that keep your house clean and fresh-smelling would be safe, but a word of caution is advised. You need to know what substances you are using ...

posted 9:00:21am Sep. 24, 2011 | read full post »

Ten Remarkable Lemon Benefits
One lemon provides you with 64% of your recommended daily allowance of Vitamin C. A little lemon juice sprinkled on freshly cut apples, bananas, or avocados will keep them from turning brown. Lemon juice is so acidic it actually kills ...

posted 8:00:44am Sep. 23, 2011 | read full post »


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.