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Vodkaの利用法

以前のエントリービネガー(お酢)の利用法で、お酢のいろいろな利用方法についてご紹介しましたが、今回は、Vodka(ウォッカ)の利用法。
 
1. To remove a bandage painlessly: 絆創膏をスムーズにとる。
2. To clean the caulking around bathtubs and showers: お風呂、バスタブの汚れ落とし。
3. Clean jewelry: 宝石類のクリーニング。
4. Clean lipstick from clothing: 衣類についた口紅の汚れ落とし。
5. Remove the glue left behind by a bumper sticker: バンパーの糊の汚れ落とし
6. Prolong the life of razors: 刃物を長持ちさせる。
7. Spray vodka on vomit stains, scrub with a brush, then blot dry.
8. Using a cotton ball, apply vodka to your face as an astringent to cleanse the skin and tighten pores.
9. Add a jigger of vodka to a 12-ounce bottle of shampoo. The alcohol cleanses the scalp, removes toxins from hair, and stimulates the growth of healthy hair.
   12オンス(約350ml)のシャンプーにジガー(=1.5オンス=約45ml)のウォッカを加えると頭皮をきれいに保ち、健康な髪の毛の育成を促す。
10. Fill a sixteen-ounce trigger-spray bottle and spray bees or wasps to kill them: 殺虫剤に。
 


11. Pour one-half cup vodka and one-half cup water in a Ziplock freezer bag:水とウォッカ(1対1)で、アイスパック。
12. Fill a clean, used mayonnaise jar with freshly packed lavender flowers, fill the jar with vodka, seal the lid tightly and set in the sun for three days. Strain liquid through a coffee filter, then apply the tincture to aches and pains.: ラベンダーをウォッカ漬けし、痛み止めに。
13. To relieve a fever, use a washcloth to rub vodka on your chest and back as a liniment.: ウォッカを浸したタオルで胸や背中を拭いて解熱。
14. To cure foot odor, wash your feet with vodka: 足の消臭にウォッカで洗う。
15. vodka will disinfect and alleviate a jellyfish sting: クラゲにさされたときの解毒に。
16. Pour vodka over an area affected with poison ivy to remove the urushiol oil from your skin.: ツタなどのかぶれに。
17. Swish a shot of vodka over an aching tooth. Allow your gums to absorb some of the alcohol to numb the pain: 歯の痛み止め
18. Soothe a sore throat. Add a tablespoon of vodka to glass of warm water and gargle. The alcohol helps numb the sore throat: 喉の痛みに。
Eliminate swimer’s ear. If you don’t have rubbing alcohol, fill an eardropper with vodka, and squeeze it into the affected ear, then let it drain out
 
何だか後半は、やや怪しげな利用方法もありますが^^;、緊急用には多少役に立つかもしれませんね。
[via The Many Uses of Vodka]

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