Boiled tea-leaves should not be disposed of as they are endowed with anti-oxidants said experts.
Many people throw away the boiled tea leaves after brewing tea, not knowing that tea leaves can be reused in several ways.
Applying a paste of boiled tea leaves on an injury stops bleeding, thereby speeding up the healing process.
Boiled tea leaves should be washed and boiled again in water, allowing the liquor to cool before applying it to the hair.
The anti-oxidant properties in the tea leaves provide shine to the hair if used on a daily basis.
Boiled tea leaves can also be used to do many household tasks like cleaning sticky ghee and oil cans.
These cans can be washed with the water in which used tea leaves have been boiled again to remove its greasiness.
Tea leaves can also provide relief from flies; all one needs to do is wet and rub such leaves on the surface which attracts flies and they won’t return.