Have you ever had a refreshing Coke on a hot summer’s day? Without a doubt, one of the best known and most consumed brands and drinks in the world. But do you know their uses can go well beyond just a soft drink?
20 Unusual but very useful uses of Coca-Cola
1- Plant fertilizer
2- Rust removal
Coca-Cola is wonderful for rust removal, including cleaning rusted metals, loosening bolts and cleaning car battery terminals.
3- Eyeglass cleaning
Remove the dirt from your glasses by using a cloth soaked in Coke. Rinse them immediately afterwards to remove any stickiness.
4- Stain remover
If you don’t want to buy stain remover, add some Coke in the washing machine together with detergent and the stains will be removed from your clothes.
5- Clearing old coins
Well, if you collect coins, then you’ re gonna love this tip. Dip them in a cup of Coca-Cola and leave them there for a while. When you take them out, they will be as good as new.
6- Toilet cleaning
If you pour some Coke around the rim and let it sit for an hour, the acids in this drink will break down the stains.
7- Window cleaning
Because it contains citric acids, is a great choice when it comes to leaving your crystals nickel-plated.
8- Roast meat
When you use it to cook meat, the sweetened liquid will be reduced, giving it a nice glaze; while the acids and other chemicals will help it to soften.
9- Making barbecue sauce
Did you know that if you add some ketchup, onion, pepper and other ingredients to the barbecue sauce, it is much tastier?
10- Odor elimination
The carbonic and phosphoric acid in Coca-Cola works wonderfully to eliminate odors, especially from fish, and even from skunks.
11- Calming a jellyfish sting
Pouring Coca-Cola over a jellyfish sting relieves the shooting pain it causes.
12- Digestive problems
As prescribed by some doctors, Coca-Cola can be excellent for digestive upset, nausea and diarrhea.
13- Killing the mice
If you have a mice in your house and you want to finish with it, put a bowl with this drink and wait for them to drink it. They love it, but when they can’t expel the gas, they die.
14- Tile cleaning
Using some Coca-Cola can help clear up any stains that are created between the tiles in the bathroom, as well as remove others from the ceramic surface.
15- Skin hydration
Using Coca-Cola on the skin can be good. The substances it contains can make it moist and silky.
16- Defrosting a wiper
If you pour a generous amount of Coca-Cola into the ice covering the windscreen wiper and wait a little, you will see that as the substance permeates, the ice dissolves.
17- Pool cleaning
If you want to keep your pool from rusting and glowing in a matter of minutes, pour two liters of Coke into it and let it sit for a while. Then rinse it off.
18- Removing the rubber from your hair
The bubbles help separate the strands from the hair, allowing you to remove the rubber band with minimal effort.
19- Cure the hiccups
Cool down some Coca-Cola, take a big gulp and gargle, you’ll get rid of this uncomfortable condition.
20- Hair curling
Incredible as it sounds, it has the ability to curl hair. Pour a moderate amount on your hair, let it sit for a few minutes and make sure you rinse it well. You’ll have a shiny, curly hair.