Can you believe that rubbing your armpits with Listerine on a cotton ball can make a miracle? Read this article carefully to find out more! Listerine can be used for many other things other than mouthwash as it is commonly known.
Listerine in brief
Listerine was formulated in 1879. It was originally developed as a surgical antiseptic. Later, used for many other things. It was during the 70s when Listerine was first marketed as a mouthwash. It contains many helpful ingredients like eucalyptus, thyme, alcohol.
Read below the uses and benefits of Listerine other than mouthwash!
- Soak your feet in Listerine
By soaking your feet into Listerine, you can easily get rid of the toenail fungus. Just prepare yourself a Listerine foot bath and soak your feet in it for about an hour. For worsened conditions, add some white vinegar into the feet bath.
- Rub it under your arms
In case you forgot to buy new deodorant, Listerine is good for fighting the underarms unpleasant odors. Just put some Listerine on a cotton ball and gently rub it on your underarms.
- Pour it down the toilet
Listerine can clean and deodorize your toilet. Yes, you read well, just pour some Listerine into your toilet and lightly scrub it. Your toilet will be shiny and clean.
- Dab it on your itches
Yes, Listerine can relieve itchy bug bites. It is recommended by experts especially for itchy reactions to poison ivy or oak.
- Wet your hair with Listerine
Listerine used to be marketed as an anti-dandruff product. Trust us; you should give it a try! Massage some Listerine on your scalp, then wrap your hair in a clean towel. After 10-15 minutes, wash it with a mild shampoo.
- Rub it on your dog
Many pet owners avoid expensive flea sprays and products. Instead, they choose Listerine! Listerine as a flea fighting product can be an excellent alternative to harsh chemicals. You can dilute it with water, or mix it with your dog’s regular shampoo. Or, simply you can use it as a spray.
- Put it on your face
If you have acne problems, Listerine can help you! Try to apply Listerine on you affected areas and you will soon notice the results and you will stop buying expensive commercial anti-acne products.
- Soak your toothbrush in Listerine
If Listerine is able to kill germs in your mouth, then it is also able to kill germs on your toothbrush. Just pour some Listerine into your nightstand glass and put your toothbrush over the night, or just for a couple of hours.
- Spray it on your screen
Spray some Listerine on your computer or TV screen and with a soft cloth wipe away all fingerprints and dust. The minty smell will be a bonus, instead of the smell of chemical from the cleaning products.
- Toss it in the trash
Garbage odor can be terrible. To avoid this, just put a Listerine soaked paper towel in the garbage bin before you even throw away any garbage. This way, your garbage bin will no longer smell awful, but minty and fresh.