Friday, 30 January 2015

Strange Uses Of Coke

Prevent Asthma Attacks

Well, this is not the same as curing asthma, but some reports have found that drinking two cans of Coke (it's all the caffeine, people), can slow down an asthma attack, according to Yahoo News.

Get Rid Of Rust And Grease

Soaking small rusty or greasy items in a bowl of Coca-Cola will make them look brand new, according to Listverse.com

Get Rid Of Blood Stains

Chances are you probably don't have to deal with a lot of these, but for those rare paper cuts, nose bleeds or accidents in the kitchen, just rub some Coke onto your clothes or carpets to get out the blood, according to Wisebread.com

Heal Jellyfish Stings

If you ever plan on scuba diving or snorkelling during a vacation, pack a can of Coke in your bag. It's been said that chemicals found in Coke can help neutralize painful stings.

Clean Your Windows

Using a rag dipped in Coke, clean marks and dirt off windows and other types of glass, according to Examiner.com. Oh, and you can also clean your windshields with it.

De-Skunk Yourselves

We've all heard of tomato juice, but reportedly, you can also use Coca-Cola to get rid of the skunk stench, according to Listverse.com. The best method? Use the fluid in a spray bottle, or if you're up for it, sit in a tub of the sweet stuff.

Marinate Your Steak

In those summer months, Coke can also be a BBQ essential. Try mixing Coke, cider vinegar, chili sauce and molasses to create a sweet and spicy sauce for your steak. Try this recipe.

Clean Burnt Pans And Pots

Kitchen experiment gone wrong? Pour one cup (or more, depending on the damage) of Coke into your pan and let it boil for 10 minutes. Next, rinse and scrub your pans and pots.

Secret (And Strange) Tonic For Your Lawn

One writer claims his experimental lawn spray ofbeer, Coke, laundry detergent and mouthwash will make your lawn a little greener. Also, just imagine how much tastier it would be laying on your grass (at least the part tasting of beer and pop, of course).

Get Rid Of Gum From Hair

Another home remedy, use Coke to get rid of sticky gum in your hair, according to MoneyCrashers.com. This one might be good for kids — and an incentive for them to limit their fizzy pop.

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