Coca Cola is the second most widely understood word after ‘OK’. It is indeed the most popular brand in the history of brands with over 50 million fans on facebook and growing each day. However, only couple of people know the secret formula of Coca Cola. The concentrate is made centrally and then exported to over 900 bottling plants around the world. Whatever they put in it, is infact useful in countless ways other than drinking. Today we are going to reveal 13 such practical uses of Coca Cola which you may not have heard about before.
1. Remove Stubborn Stains
The secret ingredient in Coca Cola can remove stains from clothes, toilet, dishwasher and floor tiles. It can remove stains of oil, blood and rusting. You can even clean your windows and pool from this $6 -$15 bottle. Cheap cleaning solution!
2. Be A Bug Slayer
You can get rid of ants and cockroaches by spraying the fizzy drink on them. In India, some farmers use coca-cola as pesticides because the high sugar content in the drink is efficient for fighting pests.
3. Coca Cola Can Be Your Beautician
Girls! Here are some cheap beauty tips for you. For curly hairs, put some flat coke on your hair, leave it for few minutes and rinse thorougly. For glowing and smooth skin, mix a tablespoon of flat coke into your usual moisturizer and massage your skin. If you are trying to remove stuck gum from your hairs, pour Coca Cola on your hair and the task will become easier. Coca Cola has an additional benefit of making your hair soft. And if your hair dying day was a disaster, use Coca Cola to fade the color.
4. Relief From Stings And Bites
Coca Cola acts as an ointment for bee & jellyfish stings, mosquito bites and sting of a stingray. This will ease your pain in emergency situations when no other help is available.
5. Defrost Your Windshields
If you want to quickly scrape the ice off from your windshield; pour a can of Coca Cola on it.
6. Eliminate Skunk Odor
Mix a can of Coca Cola with a little dish soap in a bucket of water to eliminate the skunk odor. If you want a stronger solution, you can also add hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to the mixture. If you want to remove the stinky smell on yourself then pour coke over smelly areas and then shower-off.
7. Use Coca Cola To Make Your Lawn Bloom
If you want your lawn to be healthy and blooming, pour a can of Coca Cola in your composit bin each week. This will strength the growth of the microorganisms helpful in making your lawn more colorful.
8. Coin Collector? Make Them Shinier
If you are a coin collector, then cleaning them is not an easy task. You can put your coins in a glass of coca cola and leave them there for a few minutes. When you will take out the coins, they will be shinier and new again.
9. Use Coca Cola As A Paint Remover
If your furniture has a paint stain on it, grab a towel, soak it in coke and rub it on the stain. Your furniture will be new again. Don’t forget to use the soap water afterwards to remove the stickiness of the drink.
10. Clean Up Corroded Batteries
You can clean up car battery terminals or corroded batteries using Coca Cola. It does not dilute the battery acid which is quite acidic.
11. Give Your Photographs A Vintage look
Dip your photograph in a dish of coke for a second, take it out and leave it to drying. The photograph will have vintage look once dried.
12. Prevent An Asthma Attack
It is said that the caffeine in two 12 oz cans can prevent the onset of an attack. However, we recommend to get immediate medical care in an event of an asthma attack.
13. Get Rid Of Hiccups
Gargle with a big mouthful of ice cold coke to get rid of hiccups.