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Why you should use hydrogen peroxide in your laundry

By:Namrata Dutta, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Feb 02, 2016
Did you know that you can use Hydrogen Peroxide in your laundry? It might sound a bit strange but yes, Hydrogen Peroxide (H202) is an oxidizing agent that can work as bleach and make your clothes cleaner and as fresh as new.
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    The whites go whiter

    With just a small amount of Hydrogen Peroxide (H202), you can make your white or faded clothes whiter and brighter. It helps you get rid of the pale tinge from old clothes.

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    The whites go whiter
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    The colors go brighter

    Well, it is said that oxidizing agents ruin colored pieces of clothing, but not if you know the right quantity to use. If you add only a small or right amount of Hydrogen Peroxide to your colored clothes while washing them, the colors will become brighter.

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    The colors go brighter
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    Stains are removed

    The best thing about Hydrogen Peroxide is that it can remove stains from your clothes without spoiling the fabric. But, remember to use the right quantity. It binds with the chemicals of the stain and washes it off when rinsed with water.

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    Stains are removed
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    The odour fades away

    If your clothes are heavily soiled and smell bad, Hydrogen Peroxide can help you get rid of these too. It is a potent bacteria killer.

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    The odour fades away
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    Cleans the washer

    You may not even realize it, but when you wash your clothes with Hydrogen Peroxide, you are washing your washer along with it.

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    Cleans the washer
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