Food grade hydrogen peroxide is proclaimed by many in the know as the most useful substances on Earth. Having been introduced to food grade hydrogen peroxide more than 25 years ago by my wife and Naturopath, Janine, I’ve discovered hundreds of ways to use it, often replacing other products that were either less effective, more expensive and/or containing toxic ingredients. Because it breaks down to just water and oxygen, we use hydrogen peroxide liberally around our home.
Listed below is just the tip of the iceberg of ways you can save thousands of dollars per year using Gaiaganic food grade hydrogen peroxide.
These uses are for 3% Hydrogen Peroxide ONLY. Do NOT use concentrations of Hydrogen Peroxide higher than 3%.
For information purposes only, consult your relevant attending professional, e.g, doctor, pharmacist, dentist, nutritionist, etc. , before making any changes to your health regimen. Hydrogen peroxide should never be taken internally. If you have a compromised circulatory system and/or have slow healing wounds, hydrogen peroxide should NOT be used for wound care. Dilute 35% hydrogen peroxide to 3% concentration by adding 11 parts pure water to 1 part 35% Hydrogen Peroxide. Never use full strength 35% Hydrogen Peroxide.
To treat acne Hydrogen Peroxide is perfect for a spot treatment, and can even be used as an overall facial toner.
To treat boils, add 1/2 cup of Hydrogen Peroxide to your bath and soak for 30 minutes.
Calluses and Corns
To soften calluses, soak feet in a solution of equal parts water and Hydrogen Peroxide.
To prevent canker sores, hold about 20mL peroxide in your mouth for 10 minutes.
To ease cold symptoms and speed up the healing process, put a few drops of Hydrogen Peroxide in your ear. After the bubbling stops (about 5-10 minutes) drain and repeat with other ear.
Hydrogen peroxide is used as a disinfectant in CIBA Vision’s Clear Care no rub contact lens cleaning solution,
due to its ability to break down the proteins that build up on the lens from the eye’s immune response, resulting in increased comfort for those with sensitive eyes.
DO NOT ALLOW CONCENTRATIONS OF HIGHER THAN 3% ANYWHERE NEAR YOUR EYES, THIS CAN AND WILL CAUSE BLINDNESS
To prevent cuts from becoming infected, getly clean the area with Hydrogen Peroxide.
To relieve ear infections, use 6-8 drops of Hydrogen Peroxide in the affected ear.
To whiten fingernails, apply Hydrogen Peroxide to a cotton ball and rub on your nails.
To treat foot fungus, spray a solution of equal parts water and Hydrogen Peroxide on the affected area every night.
To gradually give your hair highlights, mix equal parts Hydrogen Peroxide and water and spray on wet hair. Comb the solution through your hair and dry.
To treat infections, soak the infected area in Hydrogen Peroxide for 5-10 minutes several times a day.
To save money on mouthwash, rinse your mouth out with Hydrogen Peroxide instead.
To relieve sinus infections, add one tablespoon of Hydrogen Peroxide to non-chlorinated water and use as a nasal spray.
To whiten teeth, hold one capful of Hydrogen Peroxide in your mouth for 10 minutes daily.
To relieve tooth pain, hold one ounce of Hydrogen Peroxide in your mouth for 10 minutes.
To kill bacteria, soak your toothbrush in Hydrogen Peroxide.
To make your own toothpaste, combine Hydrogen Peroxide and baking soda.
Dilute 35% Hydrogen Peroxide to 3% concentration by adding 11 parts pure water to 1 part 35% Hydrogen Peroxide. Never use full strength 35% Hydrogen Peroxide. If using on fabric, test for colour fastness.
To make an effective disinfectant, fill a spray bottle with equal parts Hydrogen Peroxide and water.
To remove blood stains, pour Hydrogen Peroxide on spot and allow to sit for a 3-5 minutes, then rub and rinse with cold water.
To whiten clothing, add a cup of Hydrogen Peroxide to your wash.
To remove the ring around your collar, spray the area with a mixture of 2 parts Hydrogen Peroxide and 1 part liquid detergent. Let it sit for an hour before rinsing.
To kill germs, spray the counter tops with Hydrogen Peroxide and wipe with a clean cloth.
To whiten grout, make sure it is dry, then spray a generous amount of Hydrogen Peroxide on the grout. Let it sit for 1-2 hours and scrub the area with an old toothbrush and some warm soapy water.
To kill mites, spray with area with Hydrogen Peroxide
To control mould, clean the area with Hydrogen Peroxide.
To leave your mirrors spotless and streak free, spray with Hydrogen Peroxide and wipe with a paper towel or newspaper.
To disinfect your fridge, spray the interior with peroxide and wipe with a clean cloth.
To remove stains, make a thick paste using flour and peroxide. Apply the mixture to the stain, cover with plastic wrap and let it sit overnight. Rinse clean.
To clean and deoderise clothing, spray liberally with Hydrogen Peroxide.
To remove wine stains, mix together equal parts Hydrogen Peroxide and liquid detergent. Pour the mixture over the stain. With a clean cloth blot the stain and wash with warm water.
Dilute 35% Hydrogen Peroxide to 3% concentration by adding 11 parts pure water to 1 part 35% hydrogen peroxide. Never use full strength 35% Hydrogen Peroxide. Only use food grade Hydrogen Peroxide on food. Hydrogen Peroxide should never be taken internally.
Fruits and Vegetables
To clean fruits and vegetables, spray with Hydrogen Peroxide and rinse off after 3-5 minutes.
To make a non-toxic sanitizer, pour Hyrdogen Peroxide into a dark colored spray bottle (light destroys peroxide) and fill another spray bottle with vinegar. Spray your fruits and vegetables with the peroxide and then repeat using the vinegar.
To neutralise chemicals and prolong freshness, pour 1/4 cup Hydrogen Peroxide into a sink full of cold water. Soak for 20-30 minutes, drain, and rinse.
To improve your plants' root system, water them with a mixture of 32 parts water and 1 part Hydrogen Peroxide.
To prolong freshness, lightly spray with a solution of 1/4 cup Hydrogen Peroxide and 1 talespoon water.
To sprout seeds, soak overnight in a mixture of 1 ounce Hydrogen Peroxide and 2 cups water.