We hear it time to time that ‘green tea is a super good,’ ‘it boosts your metabolism and help you lose weight’, ‘three cups a day will add years to your life!’ Yes, green tea is wonderful but with all of this hype about it as a drink, some of the other incredible things to do with green tea have gone overlooked! If drinking it is good for your overall health then there must be more too, right? Below are 12 unconventional uses for green tea that’ll have you running to the store to buy pounds and pounds of it.

1. Get rid of dandruff. Here‘s how.

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2. Make a green tea toner for acne prone skin.

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3. De-puff eyelids.

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4. Relieve your worst sun burns with green tea cold compresses.

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5. Get rid of fridge odour by placing a bowl of used tea bags into the fridge.

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6. Use for carpet cleaner. The leaves will help soak up the small dust particles within the carpet to make vacuum much more effective.

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7. Make your own natural deodorant to keep yourself smelling fresh!

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8. Help your hair grow faster by mixing two eggs with two tablespoons of strong green tea and applying it to your hair. Tutorial here.

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9. Plant a tea bag garden.

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10. I hope you never need to use this one but if you ever have a wart, green tea can help get rid of the buggers.

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11. Get healthy and strong nails simply by soaking your nails in green tea for 10 – 15 minutes twice a week.

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12. Save money and stay natural with a DIY green tea facial scrub. Recipe here.

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