Uses for Tea
Uses For Tea:
If you would like to bring a pimple to a head quickly simply dip a Lipton Tea bag in a cup of hot water (do not squeeze out extra water) and apply the tea bag like a compress to the pimple.
Bee and Wasp Stings
Tea bags are great for relieving the stinging sensation due to the tannic acid they contain. Simply dampen a tea bag and place it over stung area. The tannic acid will also help bring the stinger to the surface for easier removal.
Lipton tea bags can help problem areas that are prone to blisters such as the back of feet due to tight shoes because the tannic acid can help toughen the skin. Simply apply damp tea bags to blister prone areas twice a day.
In this case it is the actual tea bag that can help repair broken fingernails as opposed to the tea itself. Cut a piece of the gauze paper from the tea bag that will fit the fingernail. Coat the nail with some clear nail polish, place the cut gauze over the nail until well fitted and then proceed to either paint with clear nail polish or colored polish.
The tannic acid in tea can help soothe many burns as well. Place a dampened tea bag over the burn and secure with with gauze.
Lipton Tea bags work well for cold sores when used quickly. The moment you feel the tingling of a cold sore coming on, wet a tea bag in warm water and place it on affected area. When the tea bag cools, warm it up again and replace it over area. Repeat this process a couple of times because the tannic acid will help soothe any pain as well as dry the cold sore.
Tea is a good beverage to drink when suffering from diarrhea. The tannins will help slow down the contraction in the intestines and the tea will help replace any fluids the body loses.
There is a good reason why so many recommend drinking hot tea when sick with a cold or the flu. Lipton tea can help decongest sinuses, sooth a sore throat, replace body fluids and even reduce headache pains, so be sure to drink at least a couple of cups a day when sick.
Just as tea bags can help relive bee stings they can also help relieve the pain and itch of mosquito bites and other insect bites. Dampen a tea bag in warm water and press it on the bite.
Migraines and/or Headaches
Strong tea can help relieve the pain caused by headaches and/or migraines. Steep two tea bags in a cup of hot water for about 15 minutes – then drink.
Drinking tea can help relieve nausea because it will help flush any impurities out of your system.
Tea bags work well for reducing puffiness under eyes. Simply dampen two teabags in cool water and place over closed eyes for about 10 minutes.
Red Eyes or Tired Eyes
Tea bags can also help reduce redness in eyes and help bring relief to tired eyes. Again, simply dampen two tea bags in cold water and place over closed eyelids for about 10 minutes.
Tea bags can become a nursing mothers best friend because it can help relieve the pain of sore nipples. Simply dampen a tea bag in very warm water (not too hot) and place over nipples. Then cover with a nursing pad under your bra until it cools. The tannic acid will help heal the nipple and soothe the pain.
The tannic acid in tea bags can also help reduce the pain of sunburn. Simply pat the burned areas with dampened tea bags.
Lipton tea bags can also help relieve the pain of a toothache. Dampen a tea with warm water and place on painful area. The tea in the bag will help numb the area.