Removing an Unknown Stain from Cotton Clothing

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January 10, 2020

Kris from Facebook shares this helpful advice for removing stains from clothing:

Peroxide is cheap, environmentally friendly and removes most organic stains. I find it funny that most people don't know that two of the active ingredients of Oxiclean are washing soda (like Arm & Hammer) and peroxide.


Save some money, buy a box and bottle and make your own, over and over again. :)

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November 29, 2010

How do I remove a stain of unknown origin from a cotton T shirt?

By carole from AZ


March 28, 20170 found this helpful
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If it is white garment you can put cooking salt on the stain and then squeeze lemon juice from a lemon over the salt and sit garment in sun for time that the salt dries ,this worked for me and got rust from a white shirt.

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November 29, 2010

I have tried dishwasher detergent, Dawn, Oxiclean, a paste of borax, baking soda, and vinegar on a mysterious stain on a white puma cotton sweater.

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September 7, 2010

I need help with a stain on a cotton top. I have washed the garment about 20 times and have tried Vanish powder so far. If anyone has any ideas it would be much appreciated.

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