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Rubbing Alcohol Uses

Rubbing Alcohol Uses

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 1

Cook Time : 0

Total Time : 1

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • rubbing alcohol

  • water (some uses)

Directions

  • 01

    Sterilize thermometers.

  • 02

    Nail Fungus – soak feet in equal parts water and rubbing alcohol.

  • 03

    Muscle & Joint Reliever – rub on sore muscles and joints to relieve pain.

  • 04

    Ear Wax – dab equal parts alcohol and vinegar into ear, repeat every other week.

  • 05

    Swimmer’s Ear – Pour a little in the ear to help evaporate the water and help prevent infection.

  • 06

    Athlete’s Foot – rub on feet daily.

  • 07

    Hand Sanitizer – mix 2/3 cup alcohol and 1/3 cup aloe vera gel

  • 08

    Remove Ticks – dab tick with alcohol, rub tick as close to skin as possible and dab again to disinfect.

  • 09

    Mosquito Bites –dab on bites to relieve itch and help heal.

  • 10

    Cold Sores – dab on cold sore to dry out the area.

  • 11

    Window Cleaner – 1 cup alcohol to 1 cup water. Shines windows and prevents frost.

  • 12

    Remove Hairspray – wipe counters and mirrors with alcohol to remove sticky residue.

  • 13

    Windshield Frost – spray on windshield to remove frost.

  • 14

    Floor scuffs – dampen cloth with alcohol and wipe away.

  • 15

    Chrome Cleaner – Pour on a soft cloth and wipe fixtures.

  • 16

    Laundry Stains – Soak the spot for a few minutes before washing (paint, ink, markers).

  • 17

    Remove Permanent Marker Marks from Hard Surfaces – Saturate ink and wipe away.

  • 18

    Makeup Brush Sanitizer – soak brushes in alcohol for 30 minutes. Air dry. Repeat every couple weeks.

  • 19

    Ring Around the Collar – wipe on neck before you dress.

  • 20

    Stainless Steel Cleaner – removes fingerprints and smudges leaving only shine.

  • 21

    Degreaser – use on appliances, countertops, cabinets. Can be used to remove grease from carpet by applying to a rag and lightly rubbing the stain.

  • 22

    Electronic Cleaner – with a dampened rag, wipe phones, stereos, gaming systems, etc. to remove grime and disinfect.

  • 23

    Eyeglasses Cleaner – spray a small amount and wipe with a soft cloth.

  • 24

    Jewelry Cleaner – soak jewelry for a few minutes, remove and polish with soft, clean cloth.

  • 25

    Remove Fruit Flies – spray with a fine mist.

  • 26

    Kill Dust Mites (maybe Bed Bugs) – spray on bed, let dry, then vacuum.

  • 27

    Air Freshener – mix 1 cup alcohol with 10-15 drops essential oil.

  • 28

    Remove Sticky Residue – soak area for a few minutes and wipe away.

  • 29

    Make an Ice Pack – 1 part alcohol and 3 parts water in a zip lock, freeze and use.

  • 30

    Nail Polish Remover – in a pinch try it.

  • 31

    Candl Cleaner – use a dam rag to wipe away dust and grime from candles.

  • 32

    Clean Dry Erase Board – wipe with damp rag.

  • 33

    Shoe Stretcher – apply a thin coat of alcohol to the interior and exterior. Place shoe on you foot or use shoe stretcher to resize.

  • 34

    Remove Shoe Odor – spray shoes with alcohol and place in a sunny spot to dry.

  • 35

    Freshen Onion/Garlic Hands – rinse with rubbing alcohol.

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