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Try These Amazing Hacks Using Walnut Shells

Have you been throwing away the shells after consuming the walnuts? Read on to about some surprising things you can do with walnut shells.
  • Archana Kasana
  • Editorial
Published -13 Jun 2021, 10:00 ISTUpdated -13 Jun 2021, 04:40 IST
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Walnuts are among the most nutritious dry fruits that you can have, they are packed with healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. Walnuts are great for your overall health as they are rich in antioxidants that help your body combat various issues. It is also known to be beneficial for your brain, but enough about its nutritional values let’s talk about what you do after having this delicious fruit? Throw away its shells? Well, you won’t know. We have come up with some amazing hacks which you can try using walnut shells, which are not only cost-effective but super easy to try.

Here Are Some Amazing Uses Of Walnut Shells

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Walnut Shells For Cleaning

The walnut shells are often crushed and used to clean and polish things that are made up of brass, metals, plastic, or hard rubber. In fact, walnut shells are even used to remove the hard paints and coating without running the actual underlying coating.

Organic Aroma Diffuser

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Who doesn’t want their home to smell fresh all the time? With this simple DIY, you can say goodbye to those expensive and chemical-loaded room freshener sprays. Take a glass jar and put walnut shells into it, you can even decorate the jar by using attractive ribbons and paintings. Add some dry flowers and petals on top of the shells, and pour your favorite essential oil on top of it. Make sure you are not using more than 10 drops of oil to avoid the overpowering of the fragrance.

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Natural Mouth Wash

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Surprised to hear that? Well, walnut shells can be used as a mouth wash to keep your oral health in check. To make the organic mouthwash, you need to take a pan and pour 2 glasses of water into it. Place the pan on the stove and boil the water for 30 minutes. Once the water is boiled, let it cool down completely, pour it into a bottle, and keep it in your washroom. Rinse your mouth with this walnut shell solution, every day for 10-15 seconds after brushing your teeth.

Wall Art

Walnut shells can be a great option to be used as wall art to elevate the look of your house. Just take the walnut shells and place them on a hard surface, like cardboard. Paint and cut the cardboard according to the way you want it and stick the shells on it using glue. Now using the different vibrant colors of your choice, start painting the shells too, and hang them on the wall once it gets dry.

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Plant Fertilizer

Yes, you can make your plant fertilizer at home by using walnut shells. All you have to do is, take a bowl and attach foil paper to the bowl. Now take some walnut shells and place them in the bowl. Once you have put the shells, pour 1 tbsp of alcohol and burn the shells carefully, using a matchbox of a lighter. Once the shells are burnt down completely they would turn into ashes. Let the burnt shells cool down, crush them a little, and then place them in a plant. Your natural and organic plat fertilizer is ready!

We hope you found this walnut shell uses beneficial. Stay tuned to Herzindagi for more such stories.

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