Uncovering the Unexpected Uses of Anise Soaked in White Vinegar

Have you ever thought of combining anise with white vinegar? You might be surprised to learn that together they can create useful benefits that are often overlooked! Let's explore the amazing possibilities of this unlikely duo!

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White vinegar and star anise are common ingredients that many people are familiar with. However, today Bach Hoa GREEN would like to introduce some great uses for these ingredients!

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Ingredients

White vinegar and star anise
White vinegar and star anise

Instructions

Step 1 Prepare a small bowl and add the star anise. Then, soak it in white vinegar for about 15 minutes.

Step 2 Cover the mixture of white vinegar and star anise with cling film while soaking. After soaking, poke a few small holes in the cling film with a toothpick and you’re done.

Steps to make star anise soaked in white vinegar
Steps to make star anise soaked in white vinegar

2 Uses of star anise soaked in white vinegar

Deodorize the refrigerator

The first useful use of the mixture of star anise and white vinegar is to eliminate unpleasant odors in the refrigerator compartment.

The mixture will help eliminate unpleasant odors in the refrigerator
The mixture will help eliminate unpleasant odors in the refrigerator

In the refrigerator, different fresh ingredients can produce unpleasant smells when stored together. Placing the mixture of star anise and white vinegar directly in the refrigerator can quickly eliminate these odors.

Insect repellent

The next useful use is to place this mixture next to window frames where there are many insects. This mixture will work to repel some insects that try to enter the house. Placing it next to a window or in a drafty area will speed up the odor removal process and repel insects.

Effective in repelling insects
Effective in repelling insects

White vinegar has disinfectant and bactericidal properties, while the smell of star anise repels certain insects. This is why placing the mixture of white vinegar and star anise around window frames can prevent insects from entering the room.

Deodorize the kitchen

The third use is to place the mixture in the kitchen to remove grease odors. The stove often generates a lot of oil smoke, so placing a mixture of white vinegar and star anise directly on the stove can effectively absorb these odors.

The mixture has a very good deodorizing effect for the kitchen
The mixture has a very good deodorizing effect for the kitchen

White vinegar contains acetic acid, which can eliminate stubborn grease odors in the kitchen. The aroma of star anise also helps deodorize unpleasant food smells in the kitchen, keeping it smelling fresh.

Deodorize the toilet

Placing this solution in the bathroom and toilet can provide a pleasant fragrance. The fragrance from the mixture of star anise and white vinegar is continuously released through small holes, effectively eliminating bad odors.

Deodorize the toilet very effectively
Deodorize the toilet very effectively

Through the above article, Bach Hoa Xanh hopes to provide useful ideas for using simple ingredients that are readily available at home to make household chores easier!

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