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Sunday, January 18, 2015

21 Reasons Hydrogen Peroxide Should Be In Every Home

Hydrogen peroxide is the only germicidal agent composed only of water and oxygen. Like ozone, it kills disease organisms by oxidation! Hydrogen peroxide is considered the worlds safest all natural effective sanitizer. It kills microorganisms by oxidizing them, which can be best described as a controlled burning process. When Hydrogen peroxide reacts with organic material it breaks down into oxygen and water.

Tooth Ache

Hydrogen peroxide is not a pain killer; however, as an anti-viral, antibacterial and anti-fungal agent, it is effective at treating the pathogen that is causing the infection. The following is from my own personal experience: My dentist wanted to give me a root canal some time ago as one tooth was inflamed and, in her opinion, would die. I felt some discomfort but told her that I would give it chance to heal. I rinsed with hydrogen peroxide (several times a day) as well ascoconut oil (once a day). The discomfort went away and I have had no further problems with the tooth.

Antiseptic mouth rinse

A cap full of hydrogen peroxide is a perfect mouth rinse. It whitens teeth and kills germs responsible for bad breath. Many people don’t realize that hydrogen peroxide makes a very effective and inexpensive mouthwash. Use 3% H202 – add a dash of liquid chlorophyll for flavoring if desired.

Remove ear wax

First, put a couple of drops of hydrogen peroxide into your ears. Wait for a minute or two, then put a couple of drops of olive oil. Wait for a minute, then drain the fluid from your ears. This will help you remove ear wax.

Deodorant – Got stinky pits that leave stains on your clothes? Apply a mixture of dishwashing solution and hydrogen peroxide to the stain in a 1:2 ration, then let it sit for an hour or so. Then rinse with cold water to eliminate the stain.

Health

Your body makes Hydrogen peroxide to fight infection which must be present for our immune system to function correctly. White blood cells are known as Leukocytes. A sub-class of Leukocytes called Neutrophils produce hydrogen peroxide as the first line of defense against toxins, parasites, bacteria, viruses and yeast.

Foot Fungus

To cure a foot fungus, simply spray a 50/50 mixture of Hydrogen peroxide and water on them (especially the toes) every night and let dry.

Eye Care

Hydrogen peroxide can be used to clean contact lenses – its very effective for eliminating the proteins that can build up on the lenses over time.

Hair bleach

Hydrogen peroxide is more gentle than regular household bleach, and it is great if you want to lighten your hair.

Remove organic stains

3% Hydrogen peroxide is the best stain lifter if used fairly soon – although blood stains as old as 2 days have been successfully lifted with Hydrogen Peroxide. Although it will bleach or discolor many fabrics. If a little peroxide is poured onto the stain it will bubble up in the area of the blood, due to a reaction with catalase. After a few minutes the excess liquid can be wiped up with a cloth or paper towel and the stain will be gone.

3% H2O2 must be applied to clothing before blood stains can be accidentally “set” with heated water. Cold water and soap are then used to remove the peroxide treated blood.

Water Purifier

Add a pint of hydrogen peroxide to a gallon of the water you use in humidifiers and steamers, and the HP will help ensure that the water stays sanitary and safe.

Contact Lenses

Hydrogen peroxide is used as a disinfectant in CIBA Vision’s Clear Care no rub contact lens cleaning solution, due to its ability to break down the proteins that build up on the lense from the eye’s immune response, resulting in increased comfort for those with sensitive eyes.

Sinus Infections

A tablespoon of 3% Hydrogen peroxide added to 1 cup of non-chlorinated water can be used as a nasal spray. Depending on the degree of sinus involvement, one will have to adjust the amount of peroxide used.

Bleach Alternative

If you don’t like the harshness of regular commercial bleach, you can use hydrogen peroxide to gently keep your whites white by adding a little when you do laundry.

Immune System Booster

Most people don’t know that our bodies actually produces hydrogen peroxide via certain leukocytes, aka, white blood cells. In this instance, the role of hydrogen peroxide is to help fight off, bacteria, viruses and toxins.

Curing the Common Cold

Well, no, not exactly. Hydrogen peroxide may not cure colds, but some claim that applying a few drops of hydrogen peroxide in the ears in the morning is an excellent way to fight one off.

Toothpaste

Mix it with that other medicine cabinet staple, baking soda, and you’ve got an effective toothpaste, which is handy for those times when you go to the store and accidentally leave toothpaste off the shopping list.

Detox Bath

To rejuvenate, add 2 quarts of peroxide to your bath water. Soak for at least a ½ hour.

Clean the toilet bowl

Pour half a cup of hydrogen peroxide into the toilet bowl, let stand for 20 minutes, then scrub clean.

Help out your plants

To ward off fungus, add a little hydrogen peroxide to your spray bottle the next time you’re spritzing plants. Use 1/2 cup of hydrogen peroxide added to one gallon of water for your plants.

Canine emetic

Sometimes dogs get into things they shouldn’t. Hydrogen peroxide can make them vomit quickly, allowing you to get them to treatment, so it’s good to keep a bottle around. However, always call your veterinarian before administering hydrogen peroxide, in case it’s not an appropriate treatment.

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