After making a wonderful pot of coffee, don’t toss those coffee grinds out. Coffee grinds have multiple uses.
Here are some uses for coffee grinds that I have tried and I was amazed at the effectiveness of these recommended uses. There a few that I did not try because I don’t live in an area that normally gets a lot of snow. All natural ways to to use coffee grinds.
Coffee grounds scrub
Yes, great scrub to remove makeup, moisturization, and and act as an exfoliator. Leaves your skin feeling soft and moisturized.
Grab a glass jar with a lid that is clean and mix in
1/2 cup of coffee grinds
1/4 cup of coconut oil
Mix well. Apply to wet skin and rinse.
All natural way to de ice
Use coffee grinds on freshly shoveled walkways, sidewalks, driveway. Sprinkle around liberally. The coffee grinds help melt the ice and gives some traction to be able to walk in slippery icy situations. Reduces your risk of slips and falls in winter weather. This is a tip from a friend who uses this technique in the winter when the snow and ice hits.
The natural way to scrub and scour your pots and pans
Any dried stuck on food on your cookware or casserole dishes as well as your dishes can be scrubbed with coffee grinds. Wash and rinse. All natural and doesn’t scratch any surfaces. Save money and never buy those pads that rust after a use or two.
Always keep your coffee bags sealed shut or the lids on tight because coffee can soap up odors in the air. Let’s be honest, no one wants funky tasting coffee. By keep your bags tightly closed and lids tight, your coffee will remain fresh and not take on any strange flavors from from any smells about. With that being said, coffee grinds are great to absorb odors any where you leave them out.
Coffee grinds work great in the refrigerator and freezer to absorb fridge smells. Just place a small bowl of coffee grounds in the refrigerator and the freezer to keep your fridge and freezer smelling fresh and clean with a hint of coffee. Works just as good as a box in the fridge and freezer. Just remember to change the grounds every few months. To keep the refrigerator smelling good.
Garbage Disposal Got The Funky Smells?
That nasty odor from your garbage disposal that waffles up when you turn it on or just near the disposal can be eliminated. Toss in a few tablespoons of coffee grounds down your garbage disposal. Let the coffee grounds sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Turn on the facet so water is going into the disposal and turn on the garbage disposal. Let the ground grind through your disposal.
Drains have a foul odor?
Place a few tablespoons of coffee ground down the drain followed with 3 drops of soap or dish detergent and run water down the drain.
Great tips to try in your home. I have discovered so many more uses for coffee grounds that I will write another helpful article on their uses.