Tea leaves are rich in antioxidants and tannin, which can be effectively utilized even after brewing once. So, next time you make a cup of tea, do not throw the tea bags. Below are some amazing ways to re-use your old tea bags.
Treating Sunburn: Teabags is the best treatment for sunburn. The scorching rays of the sunburns your skin due to the ultra violet radiation. If sunscreen lotion is not enough to protect you from sunburn, then apply tea bags. Press the used tea bags after they are cooled on the affected skin for half an hour. Then wash the area with cool water. You can also apply tea bags with aloe vera gel. This combination will give you better result.
Treating Skin Rashes: Re-use of tea bags is also useful for skin rashes. For skin rashes, drink the chamomile tea and keep the tea bags for use. Let the tea bags cool down and then apply them on the affected areas of your skin. Wash it off after 10-15 minutes. This will give you amazing result.
Treating Canker Sores: Cold tea bags are very effective for the treatment of canker sores. So, chill a used tea bag in the freezer for 15-20 minutes and then place it on your canker sore. The presence of tannin acid in the tea bags will help your sore feel better faster.
Treating Pink Eye: Pink eye may be caused due to allergy, bacterial or viral infection. But re-use of tea bags can work wonders for pink eye. Dip a tea bag in hot water and allow it to cool down but do not squeeze. Place the teabag on the affected eye and leave it for at least 5 minutes and then repeat the process for half an hour. Continue the treatment regularly for few days. You will see the result very soon.
Use for Bad Breath: You can use tea bags for eliminating bad breath. Brew the used tea bags and use the solution as a great mouth freshener. Your bad breath will go away using the freshener regularly.
Treating Dark Circles: Tea bags helps to lighten the dark circles. Take the used tea bags and leave them in the refrigerator for 20 minutes or until cool. Now, put these tea bags on your eyes and leave it for 15-30 minutes. Then, remove and rinse your face with normal water. Follow this treatment at least once a week.