8 Uses of Vodka Around Your Home

You will be surprised when you find out that vodka is not just an alcoholic drink. It can be very useful for your home too, so you will always keep a bottle of vodka in your fridge.

Laundry deodorizer 

In case you didn’t have the time to wash your clothes from the night before, and they do have an unpleasant odor, vodka can help you neutralize it. All you have to do is spritz your clothes and put them in a well-ventilated space.

Foot deodorizer 

Use it as a natural deodorizer to get rid of foot odor. Just mix vodka and water and pour the mixture in a spray bottle. Then, clean the smelly shoes.

Cools a jellyfish sting 

Pour some vodka on the affected area. Vodka has an anti-inflammatory effect, so it will disinfect the area and reduce the burning sensation from the sting.

Treats poison ivy 

Pour some vodka on the affected area to treat a rash from poison ivy.

Keeps the flowers fresh for longer 

Mix several drops of vodka and one teaspoon of sugar to extend the life of your flowers. Add this mixture to the water in your vase. Change the water every day. Enjoy the smell of fresh flowers for longer.

Insect repellent 

Mix vodka, lavender or another sweet-smelling essential oil and fresh basil to keep the annoying insects away from your home. You don’t have to spend much money on insect repelling products which contain harmful chemicals.

Removes the upholstery stains 

All you have to do is dip a clean cloth in vodka and rub out the surface. In this way, you will easily remove the stain from your upholstery.

Soothes aching muscles 

Freeze a bag full of vodka and water. Then, use the frozen bag to massage your sore muscles and relieve muscle tension.

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