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Re: OT: uses for peroxide

Betadine has been "prescription only" for many years.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Bonnie Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, September 04, 2006 1:49 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] 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
used for cleaning wounds because it kills healthy cells along with the
bacteria. Soap and water is recommended.

neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "pdickson" <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
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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
> 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.
> 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
> the late 40's? It's chlorine,And it was used to kill our troops.
> was invented during WWI in the 20's. It was used to save and help
> 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
> when I bathe.) No more canker sores and your teeth will be whiter
>      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
> 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
> 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
> 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
> 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
> to kill the bacteria. Hold for a few minutes, and then blow your nose
> 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
> of whites in your  laundry to whiten them. If there is blood on
> pour it directly on  the soiled spot. Let it sit for a minute, then rub
> 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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