10 HACKS FOR USED COFFEE GROUNDS
If you’ve tried Burly Man Coffee, then you know that there is nothing like the intense aroma and flavor you get with every single cup. Now, you can reap even more benefits from our delicious roasts, by saving those grounds and using them in common household chores and beauty hacks.
Place a bowl of coffee grounds in the refrigerator to help absorb nasty fridge odors.
Save your used coffee grounds and mix them with coconut oil to produce your own body exfoliator! The coarseness and acid content works great to remove dirt and dead skin. The caffeine and antioxidants found in coffee may also help to prevent aging skin and reduce the appearance of dark under eye circles and puffiness.
Coffee grounds can be used to treat cellulite by massaging the grounds in to the skin to stimulate circulation and nutrient flow. The caffeine in the grounds temporarily dilates blood vessels and reduces water retention.
Pesky pest repellent
Caffeine and diterpene, compounds found in coffee grounds are toxic to mosquitoes, beetles, fruit flies, and other pests. Sprinkle the used coffee grounds around plants and other areas that attract pests to work as a repellent.
Your yard and garden will thank you for the added boost of nutrients by using coffee grounds in your compost. Carrots are quite fond of coffee grounds. Carrots grow heartier when you boost the soil with a layer of coffee grounds. It also helps protect against root maggots and other below ground bugs.
Boost the flavor of your meat by using your coffee grounds as a tenderizer. The acid works great as a tenderizer and the richness of the coffee boosts the flavor of the meat.
Mixing the grounds with your conditioner and using it as a weekly treatment can help produce long and shiny hair. It also works as a great way to strip hair of build up.
Combine a pot of boiled water, small amount of dish soap, and coffee grounds. Pour in to clogged drain and allow to sit a few hours.
Add a teaspoon of coffee grounds to your dog’s shampoo to create a natural flea repellent.
Sprinkle coffee grounds around ant mounts to deter them from leaving their own home and invading yours!
So, save your Burly Man Coffee grounds and put them to good use. Did you know at Burly Man Coffee we use our profit to help struggling single mothers? So, there’s more than one good use for Burly Man Coffee. Your coffee club membership enables us to help those with the most urgent needs.
Go to www.BurlyManCoffee.com and join the club today! Become a part of our growing family and help support hard-working, well-deserving, struggling single moms.