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RE: OT: uses for peroxide

Thanks so much.  I have used peroxide for my mouth and for small wounds,
especially on pets, but never had such a great list...

> [Original Message]
> From: pdickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 9/4/2006 12:01:29 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] OT: uses for peroxide
>       I thought this was very interesting... so I wanted to share it with 
> all of you...
>       I hope you are having a wonderful Labor Day.... I am loving this 
> rain!!!!!!!
>       Tricia
>       Uses  for Peroxide  (Safer  and Healthier than Bleach)
>       I  would like to tell you of the benefits of that plain little ole 
> bottle of 3% peroxide you can get for under $1.00 at any drug store. What 
> does  bleach cost?  Have you ever smelled bleach in a doctor's office?
> Why? Because it smells, and it is not healthy! Ask the nurses who work in 
> the doctor's offices, and ask them if they use bleach  at home. They are 
> wiser and know better!  Did  you also know bleach was invented in the
> 40's? It's chlorine,And it was used to kill our troops.  Peroxide was 
> invented during WWI in the 20's. It was used to save and help cleanse the 
> needs of our troops and hospitals. Please think about  this.
>       1.  Take one capful (the little white cap that comes with the
> and hold  in your mouth for 10 minutes daily, then spit it out. (I do it 
> when I bathe.) No more canker sores and your teeth will be whiter without
>       expensive pastes. Use it instead of mouthwash.
>       2. Let your  toothbrushes soak in a cup of peroxide to keep them
> of germs.
>       3. Clean your counters and table tops with peroxide to kill germs 
> leave a fresh smell. Simply put a little on your dishrag when you  wipe,
> spray it on the counters.
>       4. After rinsing off your  wooden cutting board, pour peroxide on
> to kill salmonella and other  bacteria.
>       5. I had fungus on my feet for years until I sprayed a  50/50
> of peroxide and water on them (especially the toes) every  night and let 
> dry.
>       6. Soak any infections or cuts in 3% peroxide  for five to ten
> several times a day. My husband has seen gangrene that would not heal
> any medicine but was healed by soaking in  peroxide.
>       7. Fill a spray bottle with a 50/50 mixture of peroxide  and water
> keep it in every bathroom to disinfect without harming your  septic
> like bleach or most other disinfectants  will.
>       8.  Tilt your head back and spray into nostrils with your 50/50 
> mixture whenever you have a cold, plugged sinus. It will bubble and help
> kill the bacteria. Hold for a few minutes, and then blow your nose into a 
> tissue.
>       9.  If you have a terrible toothache and cannot get to a dentist
> away, put a capful of 3% peroxide into your mouth and hold it for ten 
> minutes several times a day. The pain will lessen greatly.
>       10.  And of course, if you like a natural look to your hair, spray
> 50/50 solution on your wet hair after a shower and comb it through. You
> not have the peroxide-burnt blonde hair like the hair dye packages but
> natural highlights if your hair is a light brown, or dirty blonde. It
> lightens gradually, so it's not a drastic change.
>       11. Put half a bottle of peroxide in your bath  to help rid boils, 
> fungus, or other skin infections.
>       12. You can  also add a cup of peroxide instead of bleach to a load
> whites in your  laundry to whiten them. If there is blood on clothing,
> it directly on  the soiled spot. Let it sit for a minute, then rub it and 
> rinse with cold  water. Repeat if necessary.
>       13.  I use peroxide to clean my mirrors. There is no smearing,
> is why I love it so much for this.
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