Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Here are some quick facts about hydrogen peroxide:

The chemical element is: H202
It’s made of water and oxygen, with an extra oxygen atom.
Your white blood cells naturally produce hydrogen peroxide.
Fruits & Vegetables naturally produce hydrogen peroxide.


3% Hydrogen Peroxide Uses:


Acne – to help clear up skin, dab pimples with peroxide using a cotton ball.

Finger Nails – to whiten, soak a cotton ball with peroxide and rub it on your nails.

Hair – to gradually give your hair highlights, mix equal parts peroxide and water and spray on wet hair. Comb the solution through your hair and dry.

Mouthwash – instead of purchasing expensive mouthwashes, try using peroxide instead.

Teeth – to whiten, hold one capful of peroxide in your moth for 10 minutes daily.

Toothpaste – to make your own, make a paste using peroxide and baking soda.

Healthcare: *always consult a doctor before using hydrogen peroxide as a treatment*

Boils – to heal, pour ½ a bottle of peroxide in your bath water.

Canker Sores – to prevent, hold one capful of peroxide in your mouth for 10 minutes.

Colds – to cure in 24 hours, put a few drops of peroxide in your ear, when the bubbling stops (5-10 minutes), drain onto a tissue. Repeat for the other ear.

Colonic – to make your own, add 1 cup of peroxide to 5 gallons of warm water.

Corns and Calluses – to soften, soak feet in a solution made of equal parts water and peroxide.

Cuts – to keep from getting infected, clean the cut with peroxide.

Detox Bath – to rejuvenate, add 2 quarts of peroxide to your bath water. Soak for at least a ½ hour.

Ear Infections – to relieve, place 6-8 drops in the affected ear.

Ear Wax – to remove, add a couple of drops of warm olive oil followed by a couple of drops of peroxide. Sit with head tilted for several minutes and then flush the ear with warm water.

Enema – to make your own, add 1 tablespoon to 4 cups of water.

Foot Fungus – to cure, spray a solution made of equal parts peroxide and water to your feet every night.

Infections – to heal, soak the infected area in peroxide for 5-10 minutes several times a day.

Sinus Infection – to relieve, add one tablespoon of peroxide to non-chlorinated water to be used as a nasal spray.

Toothache – to relieve pain, hold one capful of peroxide in your mouth for 10 minutes.

Yeast Infections – to control, add 2 capfuls of peroxide to your douche 1-2 time per week.

General Cleaning:

Bathroom – to disinfect, fill a spray bottle with equal parts peroxide and water.

Counter tops – to kill germs, spray the counter tops with peroxide and wipe with a clean cloth.

Grout – to whiten, make sure the grout is dry, then spray a generous amount of peroxide on the grout. Let it sit for 1-2 hours and scrub the area with an old toothbrush and some warm soapy water.

Mirrors – for a no steak clean, spray mirrors with peroxide and wipe with a paper towel or newspaper.

Mold – to control, clean the area with peroxide.

Tile – 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.

Toothbrush – to kill germs, soak your toothbrush in peroxide.


Cutting Board – to kill germs, after rinsing off your cutting board, spray it with peroxide.

Dishrags and sponges – to clean, soak them for 15-30 minutes in a solution using equal parts peroxide and warm water. Rinse.

Fruits & Vegetables – to clean, spray them with peroxide (food grade) and let them stand for a few minutes, then rinse and dry.

Fruits & Vegetables – for a non-toxic sanitizer, pour peroxide (food grade) 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.

Fruits & Vegetables – to neutralize chemicals and prolong freshness, add ¼ cup of peroxide (food grade) to a sink full of cold water. Soak vegetables for 20-30 minutes. Rinse, drain and let dry.

Refrigerator – to disinfect, spray the interior with peroxide and wipe with a clean cloth.

Salad – to prolong freshness, lightly spray with a solution of ½ cup water and 1 tablespoon of peroxide (food grade).


Blood Stains – to remove, pour peroxide on the spot and let it sit for a few minutes. Then rub and rinse with cold water.

Clothes – to whiten, add a cup of peroxide to your wash. Peroxide is more mild than bleach and will keep your clothes from wearing out as fast.

Wine Stain – to remove, mix together equal parts peroxide and liquid detergent. Pour the mixture over the stain. With a clean cloth blot the stain and wash with warm water.

Wring Around the Collar – to remove, spray the area with a mixture of 2 parts peroxide and 1 part liquid detergent. Let it sit for an hour before rinsing. *Works great on armpit stains too.


Mites – to kill, spray with area with peroxide.

Plants – to improve their root system, water them with a mixture of 32 parts water and 1 part peroxide.

Seeds – to sprout, soak seeds overnight in a mixture of 1 ounce peroxide and 2 cups water.

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