Below are some of the unusual and most surprising ways to put sugar to use.
- Keep cut flowers looking fresher. The sugar feeds the stalks, while bacteria stop from forming.
- Remove grass stain. Blend sugar and warm water to make a thick paste; apply right to the grass stain.
- Cool a tongue that is burning. Drank your coffee too quickly? Suck on a pinch of sugar or a sugar block that is hard to help alleviate the sting.
- Trap wasps and flies. When it cools, pour into a mason jar and put it out or on. The bugs will be trapped by the mixture.
- Mary Poppins said it herself, and studies have proven itBabies and infants who were granted sugar-water earlier immunization did not react as badly to the pain of their shots as kids who did not get a taste of the sweet things ahead.
- It is going to break down and wash out. Just make sure you dump out and wipe it clean.
- Keep cakes and breads refreshing. Add a couple of sugar cubes into the airtight container holding the baked products.
8. Banish roaches and bugs. Though sugar can be a pest’s best buddy, the addition of baking powder can allow it to be their worst enemy. About two tablespoons each sugar and baking powder in a bowl, and sprinkle the mixture over any regions you suspect fleas are currently hanging out. Reapply as needed and wash up frequently.
Treat wounds. Studies show that sprinkling some sugar on a bedsore or ulcer before dressing and cleaning it can help kill germs.
Rid nematodes from your own garden. If your plant or plant roots seem a bit bumpier than normal, you might have nematodes, a pest garden worm. If that’s true, sprinkle the soil around them and plants . This will encourage the”good” worms and germs to reproduce from the dirt and create a hostile environment for nematodes.