Can you imagine using Listerine for anything other than rinsing your mouth? It was first produced in 1879, and medics used it as a surgical antiseptic.
But, it was first used as a mouthwash against bad breath in the 1970s.
Here are some practical uses of Listerine:
- Clean screens
Use Listerine to clean your TV and computer screens.
- Repel fleas
Listerine can help you get rid of any fleas without the use of expensive toxic products.
- Get rid of bad odors
Soak a cloth or paper towel in Listerine, and put it in your trashcan to remove any bad odors.
- Remove underarm bacteria and unpleasant odor
Soak a cotton pad in Listerine, and dab it on your underarms to kill bacteria and bad odors. A woman from Boston, USA has tried this trick, few minutes after she rubbed her armpits with the cotton pad she was really surprised by the results.
- Soothe bug bites and itchiness
Apply Listerine on your bug bites. You can also use it to relieve poison ivy and poison oak stings.
- Fresh toilet
Pour Listerine in the toilet bowl, and scrub.
- Treat toenail fungus
Add Listerine to your foot bath, and soak your feet in for half an hour.
- Fight dandruff
Massage Listerine on your scalp, cover your head with a towel, and rinse after a while.
- Disinfect toothbrushes
Soak your toothbrush in Listerine for a few hours.
- Acne treatment
Dab Listerine onto your acne twice a day.