Drinking tea is a popular pastime all over the world. In the UK, for example, afternoon tea is part of the local culture.

But if you think that tea is just a drink, you are wrong. We talk about atypical ways to use tea at home.

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Get rid of pain from burns or scars

Did you press the razor too hard on your skin while shaving, or did you burn yourself with steam while ironing? If so, you can instantly relieve the pain by placing a used tea bag on the area that hurts.

Prepare an herbal bath

Tea decoction reduces inflammation of the skin. And as a bonus, your bathroom will smell great. The easiest option is to add 3 to 5 tea bags to the bathroom. Alternatively, you can prepare a pot of strong tea and pour it into the bathroom.

Jasmine, chamomile, lavender, and mint are some ideal tea options. Jasmine is full of antioxidants that help keep your skin hydrated and brightened. Chamomile soothes the skin and helps minimize acne scars. Further, peppermint relieves sunburn. And the combination of lavender and peppermint relieves headaches.

Avoid bad foot odor

If your feet sweat and smell bad, you can use black tea.

Boil 2 black tea bags per half liter of water for about 15 minutes. Then add 2 liters of cold water.

Pour the chilled tea into a bowl and soak your feet for about 20 to 30 minutes. Repeat the procedure every day for a week for best results.

Fertilize your garden

If you do not want to use fertilizers that can damage nature, then you can use tea bags.