Sunday, February 3, 2013


We all know that Coca Cola is not something we should be putting into our body too regularly, but that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t have a bottle or two of Coke in our home.
I just stumbled upon a fantastic photo gallery which reveals 15 fantastic (and slightly weird) uses for Coca Cola.
It includes ideas for using Coke as a cleaner, stain remover, pain reliever, insect repellent, stomach soother and much more.

Pot Cleaner
The bottom of household pots sometimes become blackened. If you pour Coca Cola into your pots and let it sit. Wash the pot as normal with fixation on the blackened areas and the Coke will likely remove the stains!

Rust Buster
Soak rusted metals in Coca Cola overnight and then scrub in the morning. The rust will weaken and come off more easily.

Toilet Cleaner
Add a can of Coke into the mix to help hasten the cleaning process.

Window Cleaner
Instead of using chemical household cleaners, try wiping down windows with Coke to remove dirt and grease.

Clothing Stain Remover
Pour Coke right on top of a stain and let it soak. Of course the stain will slightly discolor due to the color of the soda, but after you throw your clothes into your washing machine, the shirt will come out clean.

Windshield Defroster
Save yourself the extra morning-time and muscle in the winter when your car's windshield. Pour a bottle of Coke over your windshield, wait a couple minutes and the ice will come off much easier.

Improve Your Lawn
When Coca Cola has lost it's carbonation, it can be added to your compost bin to help out the microrganisms break down the compost into an effective fertilizer for your lawn and garden. Just add one can per week!

Stomach Soother
Coca Cola helps balance the pH levels in your stomach and will temporarily relieve heartburn and indigestion

Pain Reducer
Dab affected area with the beverage to relieve bee stings and mosquito bites. It even works for jellyfish stings!

Hiccup Cure
Gargle on some Coca Cola to cure your hiccups in an instant!

Remove Gum From Hair
Douse your gum-tangled hair with Coke and let it sit for a few minutes. With some patience, begin to slowly pull it out. 

Deter Bugs and Wasps
Bugs are attracted to Coke’s sweet aroma, so leave a few open cups in a perimeter around your outdoor get together and the bugs will be attracted to them instead of your guests.

Kill Bugs
If you want to get rid of an ant hill or rid roaches, spray the bugs with Coke. Even though it attracts them, it will also kill them once they're inundated. 

Loosen Bolts
Because Coca Cola is so helpful in dissolving rust, it can help to loosen bolts that have rusted and once were close to impossible to remove.

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