18 Clever and Unusual Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide at Home

Everyone knows that hydrogen peroxide is used to cleanse wounds, thanks to its antibacterial and antiviral properties but did you know that this product has a lot more uses in your household than just disinfecting wounds and cuts?

Indeed, many of us have hydrogen peroxide in the medicine cabinet but because we had no idea that it can be used in many different ways, the stuff ends up just stuck in the cabinet until the expiry date.

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Well, you are surely missing out on these clever and unusual ways to use hydrogen peroxide at home! Check out these 17 interesting uses and make sure to stock up on hydrogen peroxide from now on, not just for your medicine cabinet but also for the rest of your household!

Here are the benefits and unusual uses of hydrogen peroxide at home:

Freshens Your Veggies

While many of us love to have fresh veggies at home, we can’t always go to the market every single day due to time constraints. The good news is that you can keep your veggies fresh for a longer time, thanks to hydrogen peroxide.

Soak veggies in a solution of ¼ cup 3% hydrogen peroxide mixed in a sink full of water. Light-skinned and leafy veggies need about 20 minutes while thick-skinned ones need about 30 minutes.