8 Surprising Uses of Vodka Around Your Home
Maybe it’s time for some vodka? Why not? What if I tell you that there are many uses of vodka that you may not be aware of? It is definitely not its use in different cocktails but the ways it can be used around the home.
The following uses of vodka won’t only surprise you but will make you keep a bottle of it in your fridge.
8 Surprising Uses of Vodka
1. Laundry Deodorizer
If you do not have time to wash your clothes from the night before, but they do smell of smoke, vodka will help you. This Old House recommends that you spritz your clothes with vodka and put them in a well-ventilated space.
2. Foot Deodorizer
Vodka is the perfect natural deodorant for stinky feet. According to Reader’s Digest, mix vodka and water in a spray bottle and clean all that smelly shoes.
3. Cools a Jellyfish Sting
When stung by a jellyfish, Esquire recommends that you pour some vodka on the affected part. It will disinfect the affected part and relieve the pain.
4. Treats Poison Ivy
In the case of a rash from a poison ivy, Reader’s Digest recommends that you pour vodka on the affected part to remove all the poison oils.
5. Keeps the Flower Fresh for Longer
You can’t enjoy the pleasant smell of your flowers for longer since they wilt very quickly. To prolong their freshness, combine several drops of vodka and one teaspoon of sugar and add them to the water in your vase. According to Esquire, you should change this water on a daily basis.
6. Insect Repellent
Don’t spend much money on different chemical insect repellents but replace all of them with vodka. Do It Yourself recommends that you mix vodka, lavender or another sweet-smelling essential oil and fresh basil to get rid of the insects.
7. Removes the Upholstery Stains
It’s high time that you remove all those years-old spots on your upholstery. According to This Old House, dip a clean cloth in vodka and rub out the stain.
8. Soothes the Aching Muscles
This Old House recommends that you froze a bag full of vodka and water. When frozen, just massage your sore muscles with it.