8 Unusual Uses for Peanut Butter You Didn’t Know Before

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We all know the health benefits of peanut butter, but there are lots of other uses for this household snack. Here’s the list of 8 Unusual uses for peanut butter.

8 Unusual Uses for Peanut Butter You Didn’t Know Before

1. Clean leather

Oily Peanut butter is an excellent for keeping leather in good condition. To clean your leather items or furniture, just rub a small amount of peanut butter on it in a circular motion, wipe off with a damp cloth, and follow up with a mild cleaner.

2. Shaving Cream

Out of shaving cream? Spread a thin layer of smooth peanut butter on your face or legs and shave as usual. The natural oils in peanut butter will not only protect your skin from razor burn, but will also leave it soft and smooth.

3. Odor Eliminator

Peanut butter works very well in removing fishy odor from hands and as well as cooking pans. Just rub a small amount of peanut butter on to your hands after washing them. Also add a spoonful of peanut butter to the pan when cooking fish. It will absorb the fish odor.

4. Gum Stuck In Your Hair

Peanut butter is a perfect gum remover. Just apply a small amount of peanut butter to the gum in the hair and rub the hair with your fingers. The gum should slide right out from the hair. Once the gum is out of the hair, shampoo the hair to remove any peanut butter residue.

5. Removing Gum From Carpet & Shoes

Peanut butter will not only remove gum from hair, but it will also remove it from carpet and any other object that is tainted with the chewy stuff. Using a butter knife, evenly apply two teaspoons of peanut butter on the gum. Leave it there for five to ten minutes. The peanut butter oil will make the gum less sticky. Using an old toothbrush scrub the area until the gum has released.

6. Glue Remover

Glue, adhesives, or pretty much anything sticky stuck on your hands can be removed with peanut butter. The natural oils in peanut butter will help dissolve the adhesive. Rub your sticky hands with a spoonful of peanut butter until the adhesive feels like it’s loosening. Wash off the peanut butter residue and finish washing with soap.

7. Repairing a Scratched CD or DVD

Peanut butter can fix minor scratches on old CD or DVD. Gently rub some peanut butter on the scratched area, then wipe away with a cotton ball or soft cloth. The oils in the peanut butter are smooth and sticky and will temporarily smooth out the disc’s surface.

8. Wood Scratch Repairer

Use peanut butter to get rid of those unsightly scratches on your wooden furniture, banisters or anything else. Just rub some smooth peanut butter into the scratch and let it soak for 30 minutes to one hour. Then rub it away with a clean cloth. The oil in the peanut butter will color and hide the scratch.

Source: IFAI

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