Charcoal is one of the cheapest fuel at home. People mainly see the need for it whenever they want to lit fire for cooking.
1. GETTING RID OF BAD ODOUR:
Does your shoe smell bad? Just get some charcoal and put it in them. Do you have bad odour in your room? Drop some charcoal where you think could be the source of the odour. Does your fridge or freezer smell? Just drop a piece of charcoal in it. Do you have a strong body odour?
Charcoal is very good at getting rid of bad odour.
If you want your vegetables to be fresh, just make a solution (mixture of powdery charcoal and water)of charcoal and put your vegetables in them as long as you want.
3. REMOVING TOXINS FROM FOOD:
People do complain about the effects of fertilizers on plants and vegetables, making them unhealthy and poisonous. If you have charcoal, you have no need to worry about it. All you need to do is to put the vegetables in a solution of charcoal overnight and it will get rid of the toxins.
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4. FOR TEETH WHITENING:
If you want to get your teeth whitened,give no attention to all these adverts on whitening chemicals and the rest. Just get yourself a powdery form of charcoal and grab hold of a plantain stalk or chewing stick. Mash the tip of the plantain stalk or chewing stick, dip it into the charcoal powder and brush your teeth with it for a week.
5. RESTORING SOUP THAT WENT BAD:
Did your groundnut soup or Eguisi soup got soured? No need to worry about throwing it away. Just put it on fire and drop a piece of charcoal in it. This will extract all the bad taste and smell and restore the soup to its fresh state.
6. HEALING WOUNDS:
Do you have a situation where someone’s wound has become so infected to the state that doctors are saying they have to cut the affected area? Don’t stress over it, get a large amount of powered charcoal and pour it on the wound. This will extract all the poison from the wound and also help it heal faster. Even if you have a cut and you want quick relieve, just get some powdered charcoal and pour on it.
7. SKIN CLEANSING:
Do you have pimples, acne or any skin irritation you want to get rid of or do you want a very smooth face or skin? Make a thick solution out of charcoal and smear it on your body,leave it on for some hours before taking your bath. It will make your skin smooth and fresh.
8. STAIN REMOVAL:
Do you have a hard stain in your kitchen, on your tiles or whatever? You only need charcoal to get rid of it. I know you are imagining how this black stainy product can actually remove stains right? Just try it, it works asap.