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Hydrogen Peroxide - Peroxide Uses

By Edited Jan 2, 2016 2 4

So Many Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide!

14 Great Things to do with H2O2

Hydrogen Peroxide – Peroxide Uses

Hydrogen Peroxide - Peroxide Uses

Many people are familiar with hydrogen peroxide for the occasional cut or scrape but you may be very surprised at the many other benefits of peroxide uses for everyone and many items in your home that are safe, non toxic and easy to do. Hydrogen peroxide (chemical name of H2O2) is sold as a 3% solution that is safe to use for at least these baker's dozen and more uses:

 Hydrogen Peroxide – Uses you have to try!

Hydrogen Peroxide - Peroxide Uses

Hydrogen Peroxide for Wound Healing

Soak infections on the skin and use it full strength on a sterile gauze pad several times a day for fast relief of pain and discomfort. You'll see the bubbling and know that it's working to clean and heal wounds. As a nurse, we use it quite often for wounds so you know it's great!

Hydrogen Peroxide for Foot Fungus

Soak feet in a 50% peroxide to 50% water solution for 15-20 minutes every day before going to bed or at least spray the feet and allow to air dry naturally. Dry the feet thoroughly after soaking for amazing results without any harmful, chemical medications. No need for special or expensive treatments for that simple foot fungus. Give it to all the athletes in your home.

H2O2 for Toothache

Use a little on a toothbrush and brush normally for toothache pain to greatly reduce pain and discomfort of tooth or gum pain. Mix a little with warm salt water for really intense toothaches until you can get to a dentist.

Hydrogen Peroxide for Mouthwash

Use hydrogen peroxide by taking a half ounce and mixing with a half ounce of water, swoosh around the mouth for as long as possible before spitting out. It cleans and disinfects the mouth of bacteria and can also help with problems of halitosis, canker sores and whitens teeth safely. My husband and I use it daily as part of tooth brushing and it's so much cheaper than specialty whitening products and works safely and effectively. You've got to try it!

H2O2 in the Bath

You'll find it is very inexpensive. Use one half bottle in the bath to remove any skin infections, boils or fungus problems simply by soaking in the bath tub.

Hydrogen Peroxide to clean the Bathroom

Use it in a spray bottle mixed with 50% peroxide to 50% water to clean and disinfect the entire bathroom after each use. The bathroom will be disinfected and smell great when cleaning this simple and green cleaner. It's a fast, easy, inexpensive and non toxic way to clean the bathroom surfaces and is much safer for all pipes and plumbing like chemicals are.

H2O2 also works great for personal care items

Use it to soak all the family nail clippers, tweezers, toothbrushes, combs and brushes. This will eliminate bacteria and keep the whole family healthier longer! Full strength or diluted, it works wonders on all those personal care items.

H2O2in the Laundry Room

Did you know you can add it to laundry instead of toxic bleach and without the strong odor? Use one cup to replace the bleach to whiten and brighten clothes without hurting the pipes or breathing in chemical bleach.

Keep all laundry supplies, cabinets, washer and dryer clean and disinfected with hydrogen peroxide quickly and easily using a spray bottle and dilute it 50%.

Hydrogen Peroxide for spot removal

Use it to safely remove stains such as blood from fabrics or carpets. Apply it full strength direct on the stain, allow the clothing item to sit one minute, rub the fabric together and then just wash normally. Check to see if the stain is removed before placing the clothing item in the dryer.  The dryer will set the stain. If the stain persists, repeat the process until the stain is gone and then dry it.

H2O2 to clean glass and mirrors

Use a mix of 50% in a spray bottle with 50% water to clean all glass and mirrors using a soft cotton cloth and another dry cotton cloth. Using it in this way will eliminate the smearing that most other chemical cleaners leave behind.

Hydrogen Peroxide in the kitchen

Use it as a 50-50 solution in a spray bottle to clean all kitchen counters, cabinets and tables. This is a great way to disinfect quickly and easily without the toxic smell or fumes of chemical cleaners. Clean the washcloth quickly as well with a quick spray of hydrogen peroxide.

Disinfect the cutting board after use in the kitchen with it for quick germ killing effects that keep you and your whole family safe and healthy.

Highlight your hair with H2O2

Spray a mixture of 50% peroxide to 50% water onto your hair while wet and gently comb through. Peroxide will gently and gradually lighten hair without damaging it as chemicals do. This mixture will also save you a lot of money to lighten blonde, dirty blonde or even light brown hair.

Hydrogen Peroxide to relieve stomach indigestion

Mix one ounce (shot glass size) to a full 8 oz glass of water and drink to safely reduce the bacteria and indigestion caused by many stomach problems such as indigestion, acid reflux and colon cleansing. My husband swears by this treatment instead of expensive pills that reduce acid and it works better too.

Hydrogen Peroxide - Peroxide Uses

Hydrogen Peroxide for pets

As an added benefit and one more use for peroxide, clean off your pets paws after returning from the outdoors to keep them clean, dirt and germ free and it's also great on any cuts they may get from being outside. Keep a 50%-50% solution with water in a spray bottle near the door for pet paw cleaning. And, it won't hurt your pets when they lick their paws like chemicals and chemical cleaners do!

* Always label all spray bottles so that you and everyone in the home knows what the bottle contains and it's proper use.

Buy hydrogen peroxide and spray bottles in bulk if possible so that you can use it all over the home, for yourself and for all those that you love. Many places such as amazon that sell buy online reduce the price for multiple purchases or offer free shipping to help you save money. You should probably share this information with family and friends too so that they can reduce and eliminate the use of harmful, toxic chemicals. This is one awesome product. Find other ways or areas in your home that could benefit from this amazing product that won't let you down! Cheers to your good health!

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A case of peroxide for all your daily needs

Keep one in each room of the home

Hydrogen Peroxide 3% First Aid Antiseptic Solution 16 oz. Case of 12 Bottles
Amazon Price: $23.59 $14.52 Buy Now
(price as of Jan 2, 2016)
Great value for a full case of your new favorite green cleaner and multi use product. It's for so much more than first aid!

Commercial Spray Bottles Set

6 reusable spray bottles for all your peroxide green cleaning

Proforce Commercial Spray Bottles, 6 Ct-32 OZ
Amazon Price: $12.99 Buy Now
(price as of Jan 2, 2016)
On sale for commercial grade bottles you'll love having for all your cleaning needs in each room.


Oct 23, 2010 8:10pm
Great information about hydrogen peroxide, I didn't know about thanx for sharing this.
Oct 24, 2010 9:05am
Glad you like it WriteOn - peroxide is really an amazing product! Thanks for stopping by.
Oct 25, 2010 9:57am
Thanks for the new ideas, I used to love putting it on a sore and watch it all bubble up years ago. Although these days the concentrate is not as strong as it used to be so it does not do it the same. But still great stuff and I have learned so much more from this article.
Feb 7, 2012 3:23pm
Hello there! Just to let you know that I linked your article to the one I have on the same subject. HOOH rules!
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