Three Great Health Uses of Coffee Grounds

Learn The Health Uses of Coffee Grounds!

It’s a Monday morning. You’ve got your coffee. Now, what do you do with those wet coffee grounds? Throw ‘em out and make a mess? That might be your first thought and your first move.  Ha. What a waste! Why not find health uses for the wet coffee grounds? You might be asking, is that even possible?

Did you know you can put the aromatic grounds to good use? Your old, brewed coffee and coffee grounds are perfect for beautifying your skin and beauty.

Here are some quick and easy uses of coffee grounds.  Scroll down to the bottom to learn more about our giveaway!

Tip #1 | Coffee Grounds Beauty Body Exfoliator

Coffee scrubs have been proven to be a good way to smoothen your skin and reduce the appearance of cellulite. Thankfully, they are super simple to make!

Take a cup of your fresh coffee waste, add a tablespoon of honey, add a tablespoon of coconut oil or jojoba oil or olive oil. Voila! You’ve made yourself a DIY coffee exfoliator that is cheap and easy!

wet coffee grounds used for beauty exfoliator

Tip #2 | Coffee as Fertilizer and Pesticide

Did you know that you can use your used coffee grounds as fertilizer and pesticide for your beloved plants? It turns out that the leftover caffeine in used coffee grounds helps repel slugs and ants. The steps are pretty easy. You can just spread the used coffee grounds on the soil, and you’re good to go!

Tip #3 | Eliminate odors in your shoes

We all know: Summertime means sometimes your feet get sweaty and leaving your poor shoes smelling horrible. However, worry no more, as we are giving you the easiest tip to end this stink!

First, take about 2 cups of used coffee grounds and dry them under the sun for 1 day. Next, separate and place each cup into 2 cloth pouches. If you don’t have cloth pouches, you can place it in used socks or stockings.

Perfect! You have just made yourself a pair of shoe odor eliminators! They will last for a month, and all you need to do is put them in your shoes overnight for a fresh, coffee smell.

The word “coffee” comes from the Arabic word for “coffee “ or “wine.

coffee, coffee grounds and coffee beans

Coffee does more than just give you your morning boost. According to research conducted by Harvard Health Publishing, moderate consumption of coffee has been linked with living longer. And now you know 3 uses of your coffee grounds for your beauty, health, and home needs too.  Put these tips to good use and you’ll never have to waste warm-scented coffee grounds again!

Got any other ways to use them? Let us know in the comments below.


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