8 Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Learn how to use hydrogen peroxide to help clean your house, your food and more!

8 Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

By Toni Gasparis

You can use this household staple to help clean your house, food and more. Learn how to put that bottle of hydrogen peroxide you have lying around to work!


Remove earwax

To remove earwax using hydrogen peroxide start by diluting 3% hydrogen peroxide with an equal amount of room-temperature water. Turn your head sideways and, using an ear dropper, put two drops of the solution in your ear. Let it sit for five to 10 minutes before tipping your head to let the softened wax drain out.

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