From an article on BodyMindSoulSpirit.com:
Most people know that drinking tea is extremely beneficial for our health. However, very few people know how to make it also benefit their pocket. The secret lies in the reuse that tea bags have! Keep reading and you’ll be surprised by how many uses, used tea bags can have, even though most people treat them like waste.
- Sooth puffy and tired eyes – the most common use of tea bags. Staring at a computer, reading, watching, almost everything we do daily challenges our eyes. Tea helps relieve redness and swelling and refreshes tired eyes. Put the tea bags in ice-cold water or simply pour on water and leave in the refrigerator. We suggest you use them at bedtime, while resting your eyes. This is pretty much all you need, with absolutely no cost.
- Tea bags help with sweaty feet. Soak your feet in luke warm tea prepared with used tea bags before bedtime for 15 minutes and wipe with a clean towel.
- Minimize the effect of bruising. Tannic acid, contained mostly in black tea, has the ability to restrict swelling by constricting the blood vessels. Apply a fresh, cooled bag of black tea on your trauma and leave for 20 minutes. For better results repeat once more during the day.
- Tea bags are a remedy for minor sunburn. Wet tea bags ease the pain of sunburns. If bigger areas of your body are affected, try to take a cool bath adding several tea bags to the water.
- Tea bags help with razor cuts. Wet tea bags sooth pain from razor cuts. Use a cooled tea bag to stop the bleeding and reduce skin damage with the helpful antioxidants found in tea.
- Tea bags help with acne. Wipe your face with used green tea bag. Before you rub a tea bag on your skin, wash and rinse the skin with a hypoallergenic cleanser. Apply the cooled tea bag on the skin and let it stand for 10-15 minutes. Rooibos tea is one of the best options for acne treatment. Rooibos, also known as Red Bush, is a plant native to South Africa and has been used in the local traditional medicine for centuries.
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