9 Surprising Yet Brilliant Uses For Vanilla

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Most people have a bottle of vanilla extract in their kitchens, it’s a natural food item and one of the most present ingredients in a lot of recipes and sweet treats. However, vanilla extract has many other uses other than in recipes. In this article, you’ll find some brilliant hacks you can do with Vanilla extract.

1. Refrigerator

Vanilla neutralizes any smell if you rub your fridge with it. Or you can try soaking a cotton ball in vanilla and placing it in the refrigerator for the same results.

2. Air Freshener

If you want an air filled with the scent of vanilla, you can place one or two drops of it on a lightbulb and turn on the light.

3. Paint

If you want to reduce the strong smell of paint, ass a tablespoon of vanilla to it.

4. Bug Repellant

Take a cup of water and dissolve a tablespoon of vanilla in it. Spray it on your skin to repel mosquitoes and other bugs.

5. Relieves Burns

Applying vanilla to burns relieves the pain immediately.

6. Relieves Toothaches

Apply a cotton ball dipped in vanilla to the affected to relieve pain in few seconds.

7. Reduces Swelling

5. Relieves Burns

Applying vanilla to burns relieves the pain immediately.

6. Relieves Toothaches

Apply a cotton ball dipped in vanilla to the affected to relieve pain in few seconds.

7. Reduces Swelling

Rub vanilla directly on a bruise or a swollen area to reduce the swelling.

8. Removes Labels

Soaking the label with vanilla will help you remove it without leaving a sticky residue.

9. Perfume

Dab a little vanilla behind your ears and on your wrists.

Rub vanilla directly on a bruise or a swollen area to reduce the swelling.

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