38 New Practical Uses For That Can Of Soda

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* 38 * NEW PRACTICAL Uses for That Can of Soda, Other Than Quenching Thirst!

CLEANING 1.0 Clean Car Battery Terminals There's acid in almost all carbonated drinks. And that helps strip corrosion from car battery terminals. Pour some soda over the battery terminals and let it sit for a while. Wipe off the residue with a wet cloth.

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Clean Car Battery Terminals

There's acid in almost all carbonated drinks. And that helps strip corrosion from car battery terminals. Pour some soda over the battery terminals and let it sit for a while. Wipe off the residue with a wet cloth.

CLEANING 2.0 Clean Your Dirty Toilet Bowl Got bad stains, a date coming over in an hour and no toilet cleaner? Pour a can of soda into the bowl. Let it sit for an hour to let the phosphoric acid work on the stains, then brush to loosen the dirt and flush clean.

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Clean Your Dirty Toilet Bowl

Got bad stains, a date coming over in an hour and no toilet cleaner? Pour a can of soda into the bowl. Let it sit for an hour to let the phosphoric acid work on the stains, then brush to loosen the dirt and flush clean.

CLEANING 3.0 Remove Rust Spots From Chrome If you have an older car that has real chrome trim, chances are there are some small, and some not so small, rust spots developing on the chrome. Take some crumpled aluminum foil, dip it in some cola and rub the rust off the affected area.

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Remove Rust Spots From Chrome

If you have an older car that has real chrome trim, chances are there are some small, and some not so small, rust spots developing on the chrome. Take some crumpled aluminum foil, dip it in some cola and rub the rust off the affected area.

CLEANING 4.0 Remove Rust Stains in Your Tub Remember how the phosphoric acid worked to clean the toilet bowl? The same acid will remove rust stains in your tub. Soak a sponge (preferably one with an abrasive side), in some cola and go to work on the stain.

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Remove Rust Stains in Your Tub

Remember how the phosphoric acid worked to clean the toilet bowl? The same acid will remove rust stains in your tub. Soak a sponge (preferably one with an abrasive side), in some cola and go to work on the stain.

CLEANING 5.0 Clean Grout Got some mold and mildew ruining the look of your shower? Soak a sponge with Coke and work it into the grout. Rinse with water.

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Clean Grout

Got some mold and mildew ruining the look of your shower? Soak a sponge with Coke and work it into the grout. Rinse with water.

CLEANING 6.0 Remove Grease From Clothes Been working on the car all weekend and greased up more than just the engine? Pouring a can of cola into your washer, along with your regular detergent, is said to help loosen and wash away those grease stains.

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Remove Grease

From Clothes

Been working on the car all weekend and greased up more than just the engine? Pouring a can of cola into your washer, along with your regular detergent, is said to help loosen and wash away those grease stains.

CLEANING 7.0 Remove Milk Stains From Clothes Got milk? Soak the stain with Coke for about five minutes, then wash normally. It should get the stain out.

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Remove

Milk Stains From Clothes

Got milk? Soak the stain with Coke for about five minutes, then wash normally. It should get the stain out.

CLEANING 8.0 Remove Blood Stains From Clothes I'm not going to ask how they got there, but if you soak the stain with cola for five minutes then wash in your machine, the blood should come out. Even dried blood that's been there for a while. (Don't tell the CSI.)

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Remove Blood Stains From Clothes

I'm not going to ask how they got there, but if you soak the stain with cola for five minutes then wash in your machine, the blood should come out. Even dried blood that's been there for a while. (Don't tell the CSI.)

CLEANING 9.0 Clean Coins Got a thing for shiny pennies? Collecting state quarters and want them to sparkle? Place your coins in a small dish and soak in Coke for a few hours. Rinse and wipe to a bright shine. (I wouldn't recommend this trick with a rare coin collection. Just in case.)

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Clean Coins

Got a thing for shiny pennies? Collecting state quarters and want them to sparkle? Place your coins in a small dish and soak in Coke for a few hours. Rinse and wipe to a bright shine.

(I wouldn't recommend this trick with a rare coin collection. Just in case.)

CLEANING 10.0 Clean Grease From Glass. Even Eyeglasses. That same handy phosphoric acid removes grease and grime from glass. Even dried hairspray from mirrors. Just rinse thoroughly with water after.

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Clean Grease From Glass. Even Eyeglasses.

That same handy phosphoric acid removes grease and grime from glass. Even dried hairspray from mirrors. Just rinse thoroughly with water after.

CLEANING 11.0 Clean Oil Stains From Garage Floor or Driveway Pour soda over the stain, let it soak in for a while, then scrub and rinse off with a hose.

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Clean Oil Stains From Garage Floor or Driveway

Pour soda over the stain, let it soak in for a while, then scrub and rinse off with a hose.

CLEANING 12.0 Clean Burnt Pans Forget a pot on the stove and now whatever was in it is seared to the bottom? If scrubbing won't get it off, try this: boil some Coke in the pot and the burnt-on mess should lift right out.

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Clean

Burnt Pans

Forget a pot on the stove and now whatever was in it is seared to the bottom? If scrubbing won't get it off, try this: boil some Coke in the pot and the burnt-on mess should lift right out.

AROUND THE HOUSE 13.0 Loosen Clogged Drains If your sink is draining slowly and you don't have any drain cleaner in the house, pour a 2-liter bottle of cola down the drain and let the acids go to work on the clog.

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Loosen Clogged Drains

If your sink is draining slowly and you don't have any drain cleaner in the house, pour a 2-liter bottle of cola down the drain and let the acids go to work on the clog.

AROUND THE HOUSE 14.0 Loosen Rusted Nuts and Bolts Soak a rag in cola and wrap it around the rusted-on bolt for a few minutes. The acids and carbonation will help loosen it.

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Loosen Rusted Nuts and Bolts

Soak a rag in cola and wrap it around the rusted-on bolt for a few minutes. The acids and carbonation will help loosen it.

AROUND THE HOUSE 15.0 Make Flowers Last Longer Got your girl some flowers and you want them to survive through the week? Pour about 1/4 cup of clear soda, like Sprite or 7-Up into a vase full of water. Sugar helps them last longer.

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Make Flowers Last Longer

Got your girl some flowers and you want them to survive through the week? Pour about 1/4 cup of clear soda, like Sprite or 7-Up into a vase full of water. Sugar helps them last longer.

AROUND THE HOUSE 16.0 Strip Paint From Metal Patio Furniture Want to refinish some outdoor furniture? Do it the right way and strip off the old paint first. To make it easier, soak a towel in Coke. Let it sit on the furniture for about a week, adding more Coke whenever the towel starts to dry out. The paint should strip off easily.

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Strip Paint From Metal Patio Furniture

Want to refinish some outdoor furniture? Do it the right way and strip off the old paint first. To make it easier, soak a towel in Coke. Let it sit on the furniture for about a week, adding more Coke whenever the towel starts to dry out. The paint should strip off easily.

AROUND THE HOUSE 17.0 Kill Slugs and Snails If these pests are invading your lawn and garden, pour a little Coke into shallow dishes or jar lids and spread them throughout your yard. The sugar attracts them, and, just like you remember from when you were a kid, the acid kills them.

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Kill Slugs and Snails

If these pests are invading your lawn and garden, pour a little Coke into shallow dishes or jar lids and spread them throughout your yard. The sugar attracts them, and, just like you remember from when you were a kid, the acid kills them.

AROUND THE HOUSE 18.0 Greener Lawn It's rumored that spraying Coke on your grass will keep your lawn greener into the fall months.

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Greener Lawn

It's rumored that spraying Coke on your grass will keep your lawn greener into the fall months.

AROUND THE HOUSE 19.0 To bake a moist Ham Empty a can of Coke into the baking pan, wrap the ham in aluminum foil, and bake. Thirty minutes before the ham is finished, Remove the foil, allowing the drippings to mix with the Coke for a sumptuous brown gravy. 

19.0

To bake a moist Ham

Empty a can of Coke into the baking pan, wrap the ham in aluminum foil, and bake. Thirty minutes before the ham is finished, Remove the foil, allowing the drippings to mix with the Coke for a sumptuous brown gravy. 

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 20.0 Relieve Nausea or an Upset Stomach According to The Doctor’s Book of Home Remedies, the syrup in Coca-Cola can be used to cure upset stomachs . Just let leave the can or bottle open for about 30 minutes first, until the soda goes flat. The carbonation could have an adverse effect on your stomach.

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Relieve Nausea or an Upset Stomach

According to The Doctor’s Book of Home Remedies, the syrup in Coca-Cola can be used to cure upset stomachs . Just let leave the can or bottle open for about 30 minutes first, until the soda goes flat. The carbonation could have an adverse effect on your stomach.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 21.0 Prevent Diarrhea Also found in The Doctor’s Book of Home Remedies, if you're traveling through a country with a questionable water and/or food supply, drinking coke could keep you from making constant "runs for the border". The acids in the soda help reduce the amount of E. Coli bacteria in your intestines. This inhibits the production of toxins that can cause diarrhea.

21.0

Prevent Diarrhea

Also found in The Doctor’s Book of Home Remedies, if you're traveling through a country with a questionable water and/or food supply, drinking coke could keep you from making constant "runs for the border". The acids in the soda help reduce the amount of E. Coli bacteria in your intestines. This inhibits the production of toxins that can cause diarrhea.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 22.0 Relieve Constipation If you are, as the Germans say, Farfrompoopin, the caffeine from a can of coke can have a laxative effect . Much like that morning latte.

22.0

Relieve Constipation

If you are, as the Germans say, Farfrompoopin, the caffeine from a can of coke can have a laxative effect . Much like that morning latte.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 23.0 Stop an Asthma Attack Just as an asthma attack comes on, down a couple of cans of coke. Some sources say the caffeine can help prevent an asthma attack.

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Stop an Asthma Attack

Just as an asthma attack comes on, down a couple of cans of coke. Some sources say the caffeine can help prevent an asthma attack.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 24.0 Ease a Sore Throat By gargling with soda you can loosen the phlegm causing the irritation.

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Ease a

Sore Throat

By gargling with soda you can loosen the phlegm causing the irritation.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 25.0 Stop a Jellyfish Sting From Stinging The acids in cola seem to neutralize the venom in the sting. And pouring Coke over the wound is better than having your buddy pee on it.

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Stop a Jellyfish Sting From Stinging

The acids in cola seem to neutralize the venom in the sting. And pouring Coke over the wound is better than having your buddy pee on it.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 26.0 Get Gum Out of a Kid's Hair Want to score points with that single mom struggling to get gum out of her screaming kid's hair? Come to the rescue with your can of Coke. Soak the kid's hair for a few minutes, then rinse. The gum should come right out.

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Get Gum Out of a Kid's Hair

Want to score points with that single mom struggling to get gum out of her screaming kid's hair? Come to the rescue with your can of Coke. Soak the kid's hair for a few minutes, then rinse. The gum should come right out.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 27.0 Strip Dye From Hair If your girl comes over crying that her new dye job turned her hair green, wash her hair with Diet Coke. Apparently Diet Coke has the ability to strip and/or fade bad dye jobs.

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Strip Dye From Hair

If your girl comes over crying that her new dye job turned her hair green, wash her hair with Diet Coke. Apparently Diet Coke has the ability to strip and/or fade bad dye jobs.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 28.0 Get Rid of Skunk Odor Pissed off Pepè Le Pew and now you aren't allowed in the house? Sponge down with some cola and hose yourself off. Again, those handy acids work to neutralize the stink.

28.0

Get Rid

of Skunk Odor

Pissed off Pepè Le Pew and now you aren't allowed in the house? Sponge down with some cola and hose yourself off. Again, those handy acids work to neutralize the stink.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 29.0 Use As a Moisturizer Mixing a cupful of cola with unscented lotion is said to enhance the moisturizing effects.

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Use As a Moisturizer

Mixing a cupful of cola with unscented lotion is said to enhance the moisturizing effects.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 30.0 Keep People From Slipping on Slick Floors If you're having an outdoor get together and you're worried about guests slipping on your back patio, try this old stagehand trick: use a mop to spread a thin layer of Coke on the slippery surface . It'll dry slightly sticky and tacky.

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Keep People From Slipping on Slick Floors

If you're having an outdoor get together and you're worried about guests slipping on your back patio, try this old stagehand trick: use a mop to spread a thin layer of Coke on the slippery surface . It'll dry slightly sticky and tacky.

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 31.0 Clear Clogged Feeding Tubes A nurse in ICU used Coke as an irrigant to clear clogged feeding tubes. This really worked, she confirmed!

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Clear Clogged Feeding Tubes

A nurse in ICU used Coke as an irrigant to clear clogged feeding tubes. This really worked, she confirmed!

FIRST AID AND EMERGENCIES 32.0 Remove Blood from the Highway In many states (in the USA) the highway patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the truck to remove blood from the highway after a car accident.  

32.0

Remove

Blood from the Highway

In many states

(in the USA) the highway patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the truck to remove blood from the highway after a car accident.  

DUBIOUS USES 33.0 Give Your Hair Shine Pour a can of coke over your head, work it into your hair, then rinse. It's said your hair will be incredibly shiny. And impervious to slugs and snails.

33.0

Give Your Hair Shine

Pour a can of coke over your head, work it into your hair, then rinse. It's said your hair will be incredibly shiny. And impervious to slugs and snails.

DUBIOUS USES 34.0 Mousse Alternative Mix equal parts coke and water in a spray bottle and mix well. After you shower, spray a light coat of the mixture into your hair, then style . (I'm sure having sugar in your hair all day won't attract flies or be uncomfortable at all.)

34.0

Mousse Alternative

Mix equal parts coke and water in a spray bottle and mix well. After you shower, spray a light coat of the mixture into your hair, then style . (I'm sure having sugar in your hair all day won't attract flies or be uncomfortable at all.)

DUBIOUS USES 35.0 Prevent Flatulence Adding a can of coke to a pot of pinto beans when cooking is supposed to neutralize the gas-causing compounds. (Belching? Another story.)

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Prevent Flatulence

Adding a can of coke to a pot of pinto beans when cooking is supposed to neutralize the gas-causing compounds. (Belching? Another story.)

DUBIOUS USES 36.0 Get a Darker Tan There are those who say rubbing plain coke all over your body gives you a deeper tan. (There's caramel coloring in there, but I question the evenness of the result, and how long it will last.)

36.0

Get a

Darker Tan

There are those who say rubbing plain coke all over your body gives you a deeper tan. (There's caramel coloring in there, but I question the evenness of the result, and how long it will last.)

DUBIOUS USES 37.0 Shell Hard Boiled Eggs Apparently, if you soak hard boiled eggs in Coke the shells will dissolve , eliminating the need to actually have to peel them.

37.0

Shell

Hard Boiled Eggs

Apparently, if you soak hard boiled eggs in Coke the shells will dissolve , eliminating the need to actually have to peel them.

OTHER USES & INFO 38.0 OTHER USES AND FOR YOUR INFO You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of coke and it will be gone in two days.  The active ingredient in Coke is phosphoric acid. Its pH is 2.8 . It will dissolve a nail in about 4 days. Phosphoric acid also leaches calcium from bones and is a major contributor to the rising increase in osteoporosis .  The distributors of coke have been using it to clean the engines of their trucks for about 20 years! 

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OTHER USES

AND FOR YOUR INFO

You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of coke and it will be gone in two days. 

The active ingredient in Coke is phosphoric acid. Its pH is 2.8 . It will dissolve a nail in about 4 days.

Phosphoric acid also leaches calcium from bones and is a major contributor to the rising increase in osteoporosis . 

The distributors of coke have been using it to clean the engines of their trucks for about 20 years! 

LIVE A LONG AND HEALTHY LIFE There’s a reason why none of these 38 items have anything to do with actually ingesting the product: Soda is Plagued with Real Dangers. Live Longer and be Healthy 4 Life Drink More Oxygen Click Here Among them, drinking just one soda a day (including Diet SODA) can increase your risk of being obese by a whopping 60 percent and your risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease by 85 percent! On top of that, soda drinkers have a higher throat cancer risk, and many varieties contain a common preservative that has the ability to switch off vital parts of your DNA. A glass of fresh clean water with a squeeze of lemon or lime makes a great soda alternative any day! Your Success is Guaranteed or Triple your Money-Back Guarantee! Click for FREE Product Sample ! See Product Video , Mineralize your Body! The Berry Tree

There’s a reason why none of these 38 items have anything to do with actually ingesting the product: Soda is Plagued with Real Dangers.

Live Longer and be Healthy 4 Life

Drink More Oxygen Click Here

Among them, drinking just one soda a day (including Diet SODA) can increase your risk of being obese by a whopping 60 percent and your risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease by 85 percent!

On top of that, soda drinkers have a higher throat cancer risk, and many varieties contain a common preservative that has the ability to switch off vital parts of your DNA.

A glass of fresh clean water with a squeeze of lemon or lime makes a great soda alternative any day!

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