So you made a mistake, and you can't take it back. And you're going to have to live with it… Maybe you bought coffee from another brand. Maybe you have leftovers from before you found Edge. What to do?
Sometimes mistakes lead to great success and innovation.
There are several amazing ways to put the leftover coffee ground to use! (Including reducing cellulite!)
For Plants & Animals
Apparently coffee grounds are perfect for growing mushrooms and as a flea treatment! Coffee is harmful if eaten by dogs so be sure to do more research before using them for flea treatment.
Adding coffee grounds to compost will help break down the organic matter faster and make it not smell as bad,
Coffee grounds contain nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium which are key for plant growth and soil health. This means that coffee grounds are great for your soil and can even be used as a fertilizer. You can use coffee grounds as fertilizer by mixing them with water (about 1:1 ratio) and then pouring it on your garden or flower beds. They help keep weeds at bay while adding organic matter to the soil and even help with water retention and aeration of the soil. The best part is, the coffee will help keep pests away from your garden plants!
However, make sure you only use organic coffee if you will be eating these plants!
Coffee grounds are one of the most underrated household items.
To get rid of the odor in your sink, add a cup of coffee grounds to the drain and run hot water for 10 minutes. It will absorb any unpleasant smells. You can also use it as a deodorizer in your fridge or freezer by placing them inside the appliance and closing the door for a few hours.
Coffee grounds are often used to make a grip for ice on sidewalks. They provide better grip than traditional methods like sand or salt and can be better for your grass.
Coffee grounds are a great natural way to clean your pots and pans. They are an excellent scrubbing agent because they are not too rough on the surface of the pots and pans, but still have enough texture to get rid of tough stains. Coffee grounds also have a pleasant smell which will leave your kitchen smelling great!
Coffee grounds can be used to tenderize meat and even added as a flavoring. Some studies show consuming coffee grounds can increase blood pressure, so be careful with that.
And make sure you are using good quality organic coffee grounds if you are going to be eating them!
Caffeine is the most effective, natural ingredient for eliminating cellulite!
Coffee grounds are rich in caffeine and antioxidants which break down the fatty cells that cause cellulite. They do this by increasing circulation, which in turn increases the flow of lymphatic fluid which helps remove toxins and excess water from the body.
The caffeine also helps to tighten skin, it’s a natural alternative to Botox! Coffee grounds contain antioxidants that help reduce inflammation and redness, and have anti-bacterial properties that prevent acne while keeping your skin elastic and hydrated.
Coffee grounds can also be used to make a face mask to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, acne, and blackheads. and make your skin look more radiant.
Elements of the coffee grounds are absorbed through your skins. So make sure you only use good quality organic coffee grounds if you are going to put them in or on your body!
And finally, you can even mix coffee grounds with water and use them as an exfoliant on your skin! They work wonderfully as a natural hair mask and to strip build up off of hair and the caffeine even stimulates hair growth!
coffee grounds stimulates blood flow and can help to reduce swelling or puffiness of the skin. That’s why they are often used to treat dark circles under the eyes.
They are also rich in antioxidants which can help to combat free radicals and prevent signs of aging.
Again, if you are going to put coffee grounds on your body, make sure they are organic!
P.S. If you have any more questions about the uses of coffee grounds, please leave them in the comments section below!