12 non-standard ways how to use wine to the last drop
Wine is called a noble drink. And how not to miss a glass or two for dinner or during a festive feast. But some people manage to use it not only inside, but also find useful use of the drink in everyday life.
1. For skin
Fermented grapes, which is the main component of wine, has powerful anti-aging properties. Wine helps to restore collagen, improves skin color, and also helps to cope with sunburn. Therefore, it is useful to add a glass of red wine to the bath or use it as a tonic.
2. Removing stains
Red wine stains are considered difficult to remove. And yet the cup of white will help to cope with such pollution. In just a few minutes it will absorb red. After that, the thing will have to wash again and already with the help of powder. It should be noted that this method works only if the stain is fresh and has not yet had time to dry.
Do not rush to pour out the open wine. Leave some wine in the bottle for a few weeks and the drink will soon turn into homemade vinegar.
4. Insect repellent
The fermented smell of wine is very attracted to insects, which strongly bother the kitchen in the summer. Therefore, this drink can be used to create a simple insect trap. Just pour a little wine into the bowl and place it near the window. So the insects will switch to the contents of the bowl and will soon drown in it.
5. Hair conditioner
Do you want your hair to look luxurious, shiny, silky and fall out less? Mix a tablespoon of pharmaceutical chamomile with the same amount of marjoram and rosemary. Pour herbs with a glass of white wine and leave to infuse for a week. After the time the infusion should be drained and poured into a bottle. Dissolve a few spoons of the prepared product in a glass of water, apply to clean hair, massage and rinse.
6. Wine ice
Pour the rest of the wine into forms and freeze. Later, ice cubes can be used to make sauces or to cool wine.
If you have been injured and there is no ice on hand, make a wine compress. This noble drink contains flavonoids that play the role of antioxidants, which accelerate the healing process of abrasions and bruises.
8. Clean windows
Spoiled white wine can be used to clean windows and other glass surfaces.
Red wine is perfect for fertilizing the soil. Add a small amount of the drink to the compost to activate the beneficial bacteria, thereby turning it into an effective fertilizer.
With the help of red wine you can improve the taste of meat. Pour the steak or slices of pork in red wine and leave to marinate for 6 hours. This will reduce carcinogens and make the taste of meat interesting and piquant.
11. Foot bath
To relieve tension, swelling of the legs and fatigue of the whole body will help the foot bath with the addition of wine. To do this, pour 3 cups of mineral water and 1 glass of wine into the basin and mix. Dip your feet in the bath for 10-15 minutes.
12. Cleaning fruits and berries
Alcohol, which is contained in white wine, kills salmonella, E. coli and other harmful pathogens. Therefore, it is often used for soaking seasonal fruits and berries.