Nothing is more heart-breaking than accidentally destroying your outfit with ink stains. We have learned it a hard way that it is next to impossible to completely remove the permanent marker from clothing, besides using bleach, whitener, detergent, or any other home remedy. That’s why the latest discovery by a mother is taking the internet by storm. She was able to remove a nasty ink stain from a hoody completely. While it literally looked like magic, she used something very simple, instead of a couple of cleaning agents.
The mother initially took to her Facebook account to ask for ideas to deal with the stain on a group called ‘Mums Who Clean.’ One of the other members of the group recommended her to soak the clothing in eucalyptus oil for half an hour. She took the advice and followed the instructions. To her surprise, the hack actually worked. And going by the photo she uploaded, her hoodie seem spot clean. However, as per media reports, the oil removed 90 per cent of the mark.
"It worked so well! I rinsed the stain with water and squeezed the extra out as much as I could so the colour didn't run,” the mum wrote alongside her FB post, which has received several likes and comments. Just like the lady herself, others also seem amazed by how well the stain removal trick worked. "I wouldn't have thought you could get that stain out. Great work!” said one member of the FB group. "Oh my gosh! I saw this post last night and even showed my husband and told him that I didn't think it would ever come out. I'm off to show him this,” wrote another user.
What Is Eucalyptus Oil?
It is an essential oil, which is extracted from the tree of eucalyptus. This tree is basically found in Australia, but its oil is easily available on all the e-commerce websites. The name, eucalyptus is derived from Eucalyptus globulus and its components are commonly used in mouth wash to help heal the common cold. Due to strong scent and health benefits, eucalyptus is often used for aromatherapy as a diffuser.
Other Advantages Of Eucalyptus Oil
Great For Mental Clarity
Smelling just a drop or two of eucalyptus oil can uplift and open up your respiratory system, further allowing more oxygen into your lungs. This will make you feel fresh, energetic, and livelier by also allowing mental clarity. If you also have pain in the throat or any kind of infection, applying eucalyptus oil externally may provide relief.
Keeps Bad Breath At Bay
The oil also comes with amazing antimicrobial properties, hence it can remove germs from the skin and body. When it comes to bad breathe, there are different kinds of mouthwashes available in the store, but if you want to try something highly effective yet natural, use eucalyptus oil. Take a glass of water, add one to two drops of eucalyptus oil, gargle, and spit out. You do not have to swallow the solution.
Using natural repellents is one of the best things to do when trying to fight insects, especially if you have infants at home. Unlike chemical-infused solutions, it does a multi-purpose job. Its strong smell repels moths, rodents, cockroaches, mosquitos, etc all at ones. Just add 20 drops of eucalyptus oil to a large spray bottle. Fill it with water and spray around your house. However, keep your pets out of the house while you do so, as eucalyptus oil is toxic for them.
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