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Re: OT: uses for peroxide


Ok, thanks...everything keeps getting updated.  What about Betadine?


> [Original Message]
> From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 9/4/2006 1:28:34 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT: uses for peroxide
>
> This just in:
> Hydrogen Peroxide is being eliminated from first aid kits.  It is no
longer 
> used for cleaning wounds because it kills healthy cells along with the 
> bacteria.  Soap and water is recommended.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "pdickson" <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, September 04, 2006 12:01 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? 
> > NO!!! 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 late 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
bottle) 
> > 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
free 
> > of germs.
> >
> >      3. Clean your counters and table tops with peroxide to kill germs 
> > and leave a fresh smell. Simply put a little on your dishrag when you 
> > wipe, or spray it on the counters.
> >
> >      4. After rinsing off your  wooden cutting board, pour peroxide on
it 
> > to kill salmonella and other  bacteria.
> >
> >      5. I had fungus on my feet for years until I sprayed a  50/50
mixture 
> > 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 
> > minutes several times a day. My husband has seen gangrene that would
not 
> > heal with any medicine but was healed by soaking in  peroxide.
> >
> >      7. Fill a spray bottle with a 50/50 mixture of peroxide  and water 
> > and keep it in every bathroom to disinfect without harming your  septic 
> > system 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 
> > to 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 
> > right 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 
> > the 50/50 solution on your wet hair after a shower and comb it through. 
> > You will not have the peroxide-burnt blonde hair like the hair dye 
> > packages but more natural highlights if your hair is a light brown, or 
> > dirty blonde. It also 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 
> > of whites in your  laundry to whiten them. If there is blood on
clothing, 
> > pour 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,
which 
> > is why I love it so much for this.
> >
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