Reuse Infused Bags for Health & Beauty
All EndoTeas Infusions are safe for these beauty and environmental
enrichment activities. Have Fun with these activities!
Caution: Before using any of the techniques listed below, please read the ingredients to make sure you are not allergic to any of herbs and spices used in our blends.
Treat Mild Acne - Rejuvenate Skin
Used tea and herbal bags can help protect and beautify your skin in a number of ways. The tea catechins have antibacterial properties fighting acne-causing bacteria, while moisturizing surrounding tissue with their antioxidant compounds.
1. After your brewed hot tea, set tea bag aside in bowl for 30 minutes, to cool.
2. Place cooled tea bag directly on the affected skin for 5 to 10 minutes.
3. Rinse area with cool water. Pat dry. Do not rub!
4. Suggested twice daily until you have acne-free skin.
Green tea has anti-aging, antioxidant, antibacterial properties that help improve your skin's complexion and elasticity. Research has found that green tea delays signs of skin aging, sagging skin, sun damage, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles. A 2003 study by the Medical College of Georgia notes that green tea aids skin rejuvenation.
1. Transfer the contents of 2 used green tea bags into a bowl.
2. Mix in 1 to 2 teaspoons of (CBD) honey and a squeeze of lemon juice.
3. Apply it on your face and neck area, allow to sit for 5 to 10 minutes,
4. Rinse with lukewarm water. Pat dry! Do not rub.
5. Use this face mask once or twice a week. Note: This mask may not be suitable for sensitive skin.
Eliminate Bad Breath
You can enjoy fresh breath using a soothing and mild mouthwash made with our infusion bags.
The antiseptic and antibacterial properties in our tea blends reduce bacteria causing
1. Steep 2 or 3 used tea bags in a cup of hot water for 10 to 15 minutes to brew a weak tea.
2. Let tea cool . Place in a clean container with air tight lid.
3. Use as a mouthwash 2 times a day to fight bad breath.
Make Hair Shine
The antioxidants in our teas promote hair growth as well as prevent dry scalp and dandruff issues.
1. Re-brew 2 or 3 used tea bags in 2 cups of water and allow it to cool.
2. After shampooing your hair, use the weak tea as a final hair rinse.
3. Massage your scalp for 5 minutes, then rinse your hair with clean water.
4. Allow your hair to air dry to enjoy smooth and shiny hair.
5. Use this hair treatment 2 times a week.
Soothe Puffy Eyes and Dark Circles
Our herbs and tea bags can help soothe puffy and irritated eyes. Tea has anti-irritant, antibacterial and antioxidant properties that help reduce swelling around your eyes and relieves tiredness, inflammation and restores the natural glow and spark of your eyes.
1. Place 2 used tea bags flat on plate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
2. Lie down and put the chilled tea bags over your closed eyelids for 10 to 15 minutes
3. Rinse eyes gently. pat dry. Do not rub.
Soothe Sunburns and Razor Burns
Moist tea bags can soothe sunburns as well as razor burns. Tea contains tannin with astringent and mild anesthetic properties that help to combat itching and pain. A 2001 study published in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology notes that the polyphonic extracts of green tea and herbs help reduce the number of sunburn cells and protect epidermal cells from damage caused by ultraviolet sun rays.
1. Place 10 to 12 used tea bags in your bathwater.
2. Soak in this healing water for at least 20 minutes.
3. Indulge yourself as often as you like!
Fight Nail Fungus
The tannins in tea help kill the fungi responsible for infections, while its antibiotic and astringent properties relieve symptoms like burning sensations, swelling and skin irritation.
1. Chill some used tea bags for 20 to 30 minutes.
2. Place the cold tea bags on the affected nails for 15 minutes.
3. Use this remedy 2 or 3 times daily until the infection clears up.
Exfoliate Your Skin
The slightly rough texture of used infused tea and herbal bags is great for exfoliating your skin. Exfoliating removes dead skin cells, dirt and other impurities while absorbing their healing nutrients. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties help soothe your skin and give it an incredible glow.
1 Transfer the contents of 1 or 2 used bags into a bowl.
2. Add a little olive oil and honey to make a paste.
3. Apply to face and neck and allow it to sit for 10 minutes.
4. Gently rub paste using circular motions.
5. Rinse with warm water. Pat dry. Do not rub.
6. Use this facial scrub once or twice a week.
Protect Plants from Pests and Infections
Whether you grow plants in pots or lush green gardens, used tea bags can help keep pests and fungal infections at bay. Collect your used bags in a jar or add them to your compost at your convenience.
1. Make a mild brew from your used tea bags. Allow it to cool and transfer the
solution into a spray bottle. Spray it on the leaves of your
indoor or garden plants.
2. Also, place a few used teabags in the bottom of a pot or
throughout soil as they retain water while adding valuable trace nutrients to it.
Add to Organic Compost as long as the bags are made of paper, hemp or
muslin, used infused bags can be composted. They accelerate decomposition, encourage friendly bacteria growth, prevent fungal and pest problems.
Use as Air Freshener
1. Tie a 12" string around a wet or dry tea bag and allow it to dry enough so that it doesn't drip when lifted.
2. Tie or fold around car rearview mirror and use as an air freshener. The aromatic terpenes, many times outlast the pleasure of drinking the blend. So, why not use these aromatherapy benefits. It's not the nicest looking presentation, but it's quick and efficient.
3. Allow bags to dry.
2. Open tea bags and scatter contents onto carpet before vacuuming. When vacuuming aromatherapeutic essential oils are released into the air .
Flavor your Boiling Water or Cooking with Tea
1. Simply add your used tea bags when preparing boiling water for pasta, rice, vegetables, and more. The terpenes and trace minerals flavor and add nutrients to your foods. Every little bit helps heal from the Inside out!