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Household Uses for Vodka

Vodka is a great product for cleaning, disinfecting, and many other chores. This is a guide about household uses for vodka.


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September 12, 2018

A great way to deodorize clothes is to place some vodka in a spray bottle and mist them with it. Hang them to dry and you'll notice all the smells are gone. The vodka kills bacteria and odor, but won't leave an alcohol scent behind. This is great for clothes that you just brought out from storage. You can use any vodka, even the cheapest brands.

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March 30, 2010

I read in this book on cancer years ago that the best why to disinfect your house is with vodka. It was found to be the only disinfectant that wasn't toxic to cancer patients. You use 4 parts water, one part full strength vodka.


Get the cheapest brand as it doesn't matter. I put it in a spray bottle and have near the sink to clean up oopsies and bacteria from foods. You can also spray it on something like a cup or dish or anything you want to disinfect, let stand for a while and then rinse clean. I mean who wants to use bleach products on the baby's pacifier. Yuk!

Source: The Cure For Cancer Book

By Marty from Big Bear Lake, CA

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February 28, 2011

For fresher linens, try this recipe: vodka, 20 oz. distilled water, and 1 tsp. lavender essential oil. Find a large container with a lid. Mix the vodka and water, then add the essential oil. Shake thoroughly. Place in spray bottle. You can substitute other scents. Use this on sheets, and towels in the linen closet or on pillows, sheets, comforters, clothing (it can help with smoke odors), sneakers, upholstered furniture, or carpeting.


To remove stains, add vodka to grass, paint, tree sap, ink, or lipsticks stains and launder as usual.

You can also use vodka to shine chrome. Pour on a cloth and shine windows, windshields, eye glasses, mirrors, tile, and tub too.

By Monica from Cortez, CO

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December 3, 2010

Use cheap vodka to clean fiberglass shower stall. Spray on, and wipe clean. It cleans soap scum and shampoo residue. Take precautions to keep the vodka away from the material that seals the drain.

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Add a jigger of vodka to a 12-ounce bottle of shampoo. The alcohol cleanses the scalp, removes toxins from hair, and stimulates the growth of healthy hair. By Debbie Cummings

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