Different Ways to Use Tea Bags

By      07-Aug 2021       Reading Time: 6 Mins

Different Ways to Use Tea Bags

Tea and Indians always go hand in hand: we can consume it at any time of the day. While drinking green tea offers great health benefits, it is said that reusing it in different methods can also give your skin and hair equally amazing reimbursements. Green tea is packed with endless anti-oxidants, anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory properties that help in keeping your skin healthy and glowing.

If you are a regular tea lover then you probably think of what to do with a lot of teabags! No, now throwing tea bags is not a solution. Now you can reuse those tea bags in different ways and make the most out of it in your life. Well, we have the good news for all tea lovers out there who don’t want to throw away their precious tea bag. We are here with plenty of ways to put all the leftover tea bags to good use!

So, if you are about to sip a cup of your favourite tea anytime soon, save and utilise the tea bags for further use and enhance your beauty regime as well. Let’s look at crazy yet effective ideas to get started to ensure a glowing you.

  • Add a different flavour to the grains: Are you too tired of consuming those boring flavourless grains? If yes, then we have a great and affordable solution for you. You can use tea bags to enhance the flavour of grains like rice and to boost the flavour of it without adding any spare seasoning. All you have to do is just add a tea bag (leftover can work too) in the boiling water for a few minutes and then cook rice or quinoa or barley through your usual way of cooking. You’ll notice a delicate tea flavour in your grains that’ll dupe your family for gourmet.
  • Make affordable fresheners: Air fresheners available in the market are really costly and not even worth the cost sometimes. But with this trick, you can now easily skip out on buying those pricey air fresheners and still make your home smell like flowers. Make your own sachet of room fresheners in just a few minutes by allowing the used tea bags to dry and then add 2-3 drops of your favourite essential oil to the bag and it’s all done. Hang it wherever you want to. Be it the laundry room or drawers these mini sachets can do wonder everywhere.
  • Add it in your beauty cabinet: Now, you don’t have to spend a lot on parlour treatments to get the glow on your face. Your tea bag can become your beauty companion like nothing else. Just open a tea bag and add 1 teaspoon of honey and gently exfoliate in a circular motion. Let it sit for 5 minutes then wash with warm water. Teabags can help in tightening of the large pores and can give you a healthy glow.
  • Get rid of swollen gums: We can bet on this one that you didn’t have any idea about this. Black tea bags can help in soothing the swollen gums and can also help in stopping bleeding, shrink swollen blood vessels and kill the bacteria in the mouth. All you have to do is simply attach a cool wet tea bag in the gum and leave it there for about 5 minutes and it’s all done. Try to seek a doctor if it doesn’t soothe you.
  • Reduce puffiness around eyes: There are a lot of ways which can lead to various allergies, puffy and swollen eyes. All you have to do is soak tea bags in some warm water and then cool it down for a few minutes and place it on your eyes for up to 5 minutes and see the magic. It will take some time for the puffiness to disappear from the eyes. Use it twice a week for effective results.


Utilise these bags in these whole new ways and get the best out of everything. Do share it with your friends and family and let us know if you find something more unique and interesting.

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