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Don’t Throw Away The Coffee Yet! Amazing Ways To Use Utilised Coffee Grounds

If you are used to tossing out the used coffee grounds, think again!

Undeniable, all the coffee goodness does not end with the last sip of your drink. You can realistically and practically use the coffee ground for various other purposes. Traditionally and by practice people lean towards throwing the used coffee ground into the trash. However, it is in the nature of coffee to be giving and throwing the used coffee grounds away would be a shame. Here are a few ways you could use the already utilised coffee grounds to your advantage!

Use The Utilised Coffee Grounds To Keep Pests Away

Instead of using chemical infused pesticides, put the utilised coffee grounds to use in driving or repelling pests away from your home and garden. Many bugs are repelled by acids that are intense in nature as well the coffee’s aroma. You can use the brewed coffee grounds to create a thick line in certain areas of your home to keep ants away. Remember to change the laid down coffee grounds every week for the best results. In fact, even slugs and snails do not enjoy coffee as much as you do and, therefore, the utilised coffee grounds could be used to keep them away as well. Moreover, you can use the used coffee grounds to keep your pets safe from fleas. Used coffee grounds is your natural and inexpensive solution towards having a pest free home.

Make A Body Scrub Using The Used Coffee Scrubs

You must have heard how coffee is great for your skin. Naturally, you can make a perfectly good body scrub using the used coffee grounds instead of throwing them away. Its gritty texture and the acidic nature works brilliantly as a body scrub. Take three tablespoons of used coffee grounds in a bowl and add a table spoon of brown sugar to it. Add one tablespoon of any natural oil into the mixture and mix it well. Use the paste to scrub your body and you will end up driving all the dead skin away.

Use The Used Coffee Grounds To Take Stink Away

Coffee grounds are known for absorbing all sorts of odour around them. You can put the used coffee grounds in a thin jar and place it in any corner of your house and even at the back of the refrigerator to take the stink away from that space.

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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