Did you know that egg shells can make sidewalk chalks? We didn’t. This is not the only surprise, you should go through the list to be even more stunned with the benefits of egg shells. Before you try any of these, make sure you clean and free the egg shells from bacteria.
1. Use Egg Shells As Bandage
The thin membrane inside egg shells can be used as a bandage. Just strip off the white membrane, apply it on your bruise and let it get hard.
2. Remove Coffee And Tea Stains From Mugs
Grind egg shells, put them in the stained mug and pour warm water on it. Leave overnight and the egg shells will absorb the stains.
3. Treat Skin Irritation
Drop an eggshell in apple cider vinegar and leave it for a couple of days. Apply the mixture whenever your skin is itchy or has a minor irritation.
4. Make Sideway Chalk
Grind egg shells and take out any big pieces left. Mix flour and water, add one tablespoon egg shells and food coloring. Put the mixture in some kind of chalk mould and let it to dry for three days.
5. Make Coffee Less Bitter
Add crushed egg shells to your coffee before brewing. This will make your coffee taste less bitter.
6. Use Egg Shells To Unclog Kitchen Drain
Keep a few ground egg shells in your kitchen sink strainer. The egg shells trap additional solids as they break down and the kitchen drain remains unclogged.
7. Use Egg Shells For Seedlings And Garden Fertilizer
Place seed in egg shell and as the plant grows a little, transfer it with the egg shells to the soil. This acts as fertilizer for the plant. You can also spread egg shells on the soil around the plant stem to make the perfect decompost.
8. Effective Cat Deterrent
If cats are bothering you by destroying your garden, place egg shells at their frequently visit places and you will never see a cat in your garden again.
9. Powdered Calcium Supplement
Make a natural calcium supplement by heating egg shells at 350 degrees for 8 minutes, cooling and then grinding them.
10. Laundry Whitener
Remove the gray tint to your clothes by adding a mesh bag of egg shells in the laundry.
11. Use Egg Shells For Pest Control
Spread crushed egg shells around the plant and it will repel any slugs, snails and cut worms.
12. Egg Shells Can Be Powerful Cleaners
Mix ground egg shells with little soppy water which will act as an abrasive for tough-to-clean pots.
13. Make Creative Egg Shell Mosaic
Use colored crushed pieces of egg to make a great egg shell artwork.
14. Make Egg Shell Candles
Fill egg shells with bee-wax and place a wick inside it. Let it set for some time and use as a candle.
15. Egg Shells Can Be Used As A Nourishing Face Mask
Mix crushed egg shells with egg white for making a nourishing face mask.
16. Use Egg Shells As Gelatin Mould
You can create egg shaped treats from these egg shells mould.