Vinegar has been used even before 5000 BC as a cleaning agent. Moreover, Babylonians have discovered that vinegar has the ability to slow the action of bacteria which spoils food. That’s how they started using vinegar as a preservative.
Acetic acid is the ingredient that makes vinegar so useful. The product is cheap and versatile. Here are some weird but clever uses for white vinegar!
Keep your cat from scratching the furniture
Cats don’t like vinegar and it makes a great option for keeping them from scratching up your furniture. Simply dilute the vinegar in water inside of a spray bottle and spray a small amount on the area that your cat tends to scratch.
Making natural baby wipes
Make your own natural baby wipes as an effective alternative to pricey, chemical-filled wipes. In this way, you can ensure that your child doesn’t come into contact with toxic substances.
1 cup boiled water
½ cup aloe vera juice
½ cup witch hazel
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon liquid castile soap
Container of your choice
– Cut a paper towel roll in half and place it face down into your container. Then, combine the ingredients in a bowl and stir until well-mixed. Put the mixture on the paper towel roll and allow it to absorb.
Next, flip the container over, and let it absorb for another 10 minutes. Pu it back the container to its previous position and pull the cardboard roll out from inside.
Add vinegar to your bath
This bath is perfect for softening the skin and soothing sore muscles. It is helpful if you are fighting candida issues that affect the skin because the vinegar helps the skin to return an optimal pH. Moreover, the acidity of a vinegar bath helps to draw excess uric acid out of the body. It can also offer relief for all sorts of joint problems.
Cleaning office equipment and electronics
Vinegar can help keep your laptop, computer, printer and other home office equipment and electronics stay in good, properly working order and dust-free. Be sure the item you want to clean is powered off and do not use a spray bottle. Dampen a soft, clean cloth in the solution and squeeze it out as much as possible before using it to clean.
Removing bumper stickers
It is not easy to scrap off a bumper sticker from your car. But don’t worry because white vinegar can do miracles. Just pour some of it into a spray bottle and spray the sticker with it. leave it like that for a few hours and it will peel off easily.
Other white vinegar uses:
- Cleaning window blinds
- Remove water rings on furniture
- Eliminate carpet stains
- Get your laundry cleaner and brighter
- Weed killer
- Extend the life of cut flowers
This product offers an endless list of surprising uses, so why not keep them in mind as a useful and helpful option!