January 27, 2010 § 1 Comment
When you’ve finished your martini- keep the bottle out for some alternative household cleaning.
Vodka Use #1: Poison Ivy Killer
I could have really used this one a few weeks ago.
You can use vodka to stop the spread of poison ivy on your skin. I read on Daily Green that straight alcohol might work better, but if you’re out in the woods and all you have is vodka then have at it.
Vodka Use #2: Kill Foot Odor
If you’ve got a stinky feet problem then pour vodka on them. Vodka kills germs almost as effectively as straight alcohol.
Vodka Use #3: Keep Flowers Fresh
Bacterial growth is the enemy of fresh flowers. Reader’s Digest says that to keep your cut flowers fresh longer, put a few drops of vodka in the water.
Vodka Use #4: Weed Killer
Avoid harsh pesticides in your yard by using vodka. Simply mix 1 oz. vodka, a few drops of liquid dish soap, and 2 cups water in a spray bottle. On a sunny day (in the middle of the day), drench your weeds with the mixture. RD says that the alcohol breaks down the waxy coating on the leaves, making the plants susceptible to dehydration.
Vodka Use #5: Disinfect Your Toothbrush
I’m starting to see a pattern here…
Vodka kills germs. So, soaking your toothbrush head in a small cup of vodka is a great way to kill the bacteria that starts to grow in there.
Vodka Use #6: Get Shiny Hair
Put a shot of vodka in a 12 oz. bottle of shampoo for glistening locks.