Stop throwing away your boiled eggshells! Here are 10 amazing things you can do with it


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An eggshell is the hard, outer covering of an egg. It consists mostly of calcium carbonate, a common form of calcium. The rest is made up of protein and other minerals. Calcium is an essential mineral that is abundant in many foods, including dairy products. Lower amounts are also found in many leafy and root vegetables.

In the past decades, eggshell powder processed from hen eggs has been used as a natural calcium supplement. Eggshells are roughly 40% calcium, with each gram providing 381–401 mg. Half an eggshell may provide enough calcium to meet the daily requirements for adults, which is 1,000 mg per day.

Eggshells were just something annoying that you had to deal with to get to the good parts of the egg and after removing the eggs will put it in the bins, but instead of throwing them out into the bins, put your eggshells in good use.

1. To make face mask

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Eggshells may be the key to restoring the youthful glow of your face. Grind down a few eggshells, using a mortar and pestle (or in a blender), until they enter a powder-like state. Then whisk the egg white powder in. Spread the mixture gently over your face and allow it to dry. Rinse thoroughly.

2. To treat Skin Irritations

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Drop an eggshell into a small apple cider vinegar container and let it soak for a few days. To soothe it or itchy skin, dab the mixture on minor irritations of the skin.

3. It serves as knife sharpener

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Don’t waste your time or money buying a sharpener for your knife. Instead, make use of your unused egg shells. You would need to place them in the freezer so they get strong. Then you can run your knives across to make a sharper edge when they’re frozen solid. Also make sure they ‘re really hard-frozen.


4. It can be used as fertilizer for crops

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In a large container store dry eggshells, mash them with a steel or wooden spoon to fine bits. Then you can sprinkle and mix the ground eggshells that you saved in your garden for a great source of calcium carbonate for the soil, and reduce soil acidity as well.

5. Powerful Cleaner for pot and pans

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Next, gather about a dozen eggshells. When the cleaner is ready for preparation, wash the eggshells and line them up on a baking sheet. Protect the shells outdoors in the sun or the oven for a few minutes on low heat. Using a mortar and pestle blender or high-speed blender to mix into a fine paste. Add the eggshell powder to 3 cups of baking soda. Only blend the powder with tiny soapy water to scrub. Using this formula on sauces and pots

6.Remove tea and coffee stains from cups

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If you drink tea and coffee every day with a single cup, you’ve experienced this problem completely: a brown movie inside your favorite drink cup. And no matter how hard you scrub, there are still stains left. Here’s a patch. Add a combination of hot or warm water and cover with crushed eggshells, then wash and shake well for a few minutes. The blend should help to break down stains.

7. Clean Up the Sink

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Keep some loose eggshells down the sink while washing them up. The pieces of eggshell can help prevent food solids from discharging the drain, and when the egg starts to break down it serves as a natural abrasive to help clean drain pipes.

8.To make decorative candles

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How amused is this? Only melt a clean , dry shell in candle wax and add a wick. Keep your candle sitting upright by placing it in a sand-filled egg cup or shallow tub.

9.Feed the Chickens

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May sound different. But they’re a great, natural, and cheap calcium supplement your chickens need to lay healthy eggs. Simply throwing them back to your chickens is the thing you can do with your egg shells They are going to peck them away and enjoy the treat.

10. To whiten white clothes

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Place your egg shells in a slice of lemon. Then, place them in a washing tub.
Take note! If you will use eggshells for any of the above-mentioned uses, make sure they are from hard-boiled eggs and not from raw eggs.

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