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20 Uses for Vinegar

| 11/29/2011 12:41:00 PM

Vinegar is a powerful substance. Made from fermented juice, vinegar’s strong acidity lends it the power to cut grease, eliminate odors, disinfect surfaces, reduce buildup and more. Unlock the power of this natural substance with these 20 uses for vinegar.

Photo By Povy Kendal Atchison 

20 Uses for Vinegar

Cleaning with Vinegar 

1. Cut grease. Dip a sponge in vinegar and wipe down any surface where grease lives: ovens, countertops, cooking dishes, even exhaust fan covers.

2. Tackle dirty tile grout. Spray a solution of 1 part water and 1 part vinegar onto the offending grout and scrub with an old toothbrush. For mildew, apply pure vinegar, let sit for 30 minutes then rinse with warm water.

3. Disinfect surfaces. Dilute 1 part vinegar in four parts water for an all-purpose cleaning solution that you can use to disinfect anything from countertops to doorknobs.

1/15/2019 12:10:35 PM

Saw a ridiculously expensive (to me at least) apple cider vinegar hair rinse product that's being touted all over the beauty world and I remembered using homemade apple cider hair rinse for shine in the '70s. I decided to concoct my own and saw it really does effectively treat the scalp in even just one application. I have now been using it in a spray bottle to soak my scalp before washing and it's helped my itchy, flaky eczema symptoms. I didn't know about it breaking soap down in the laundry, but it makes sense and I can't wait to try this as I won't/can't tolerate other softeners.

Christina Midock
1/29/2013 1:22:33 AM

Most have hear the tales and benefits of vinegar, but i still find them fascinating. Tonight I did vinegar scalp treatment, my hair feels great!

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