In our articles we often mention vinegar as an effective natural remedy; in fact, it can be used as a softener, descaler, to clean floors, as a degreaser, to ward off insects and eliminate bad smells. But vinegar can also be used to treat minor seasonal ailments, as a beauty remedy. For these reasons, vinegar is one of those ingredients to always keep on hand at home. But let's see in detail how to use vinegar following our directions.
How to use vinegar on the hair
Do you have brittle and dull hair? Try it with vinegar, just apply it after the last rinse. You can use apple cider vinegar, which is more delicate, or white wine vinegar: pour 100 ml of vinegar into a container and add 1 liter of hot water. Pour in the solution, let it act for a couple of minutes and then rinse with hot water.
How to use vinegar against mosquitoes
Do you want a natural mosquito repellent? Just sprinkle the vinegar on your skin, preferably white wine vinegar. Also effective in case of bites: immediately dab the affected part with cotton soaked in apple cider vinegar to relieve burning and itching.
How to use vinegar for house cleaning
On the washable surfaces, prepare a solution based on vinegar and bicarbonate and water: rub on all affected areas with a cloth soaked in the solution then rinse with warm water.
Even the floor can be cleaned with vinegar, just add more water.
There are foods that once cooked leave bad smells such as cabbage, Neapolitan friggitelli or fish. To eliminate these bad smells, just put a cotton ball soaked in vinegar on the lid during cooking
How to use vinegar in the garden
The vinegar eliminates the weeds that grow between the cracks in the walls or between the tiles in the garden; pour a 50 percent solution of vinegar and water over it.
How to use vinegar against mold on the walls
To remove mold from walls, tiles or the shower door, prepare a spray bottle with a 30% solution of vinegar and the remaining demineralized water. Apply to the area to be treated and leave for 10-15 minutes before rinsing.