We show you a garlic trick to get rid of dirt and other bacteria in the bathroom every seven days.
The trick to cleaning the bathroom
The bathroom is undoubtedly the room that harbors the most germs and dirt. Although homes use all kinds of commercial solutions, a toilet bowl is the perfect environment for all kinds of clutter. However, thanks to this grandmother’s trick, you will be effectively getting rid of all these bacteria.
The health benefits of garlic are well known, including its allicin content which is known for its antibacterial properties, plus it kills fungi. A study from Washington State University, USA, published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, found that allyl sulfide, a compound in garlic, is 100 times more effective than common antibiotics in fighting Campylobacter bacteria (one of the most common causes of intestinal infections).
How do you use garlic in your toilet?
As we all know, the toilet is a room that is often used in the house and that is why we must keep it clean, sterile and free from unpleasant odors. However, germs and bacteria put our health at risk. What can you do in this situation? Follow these steps and your toilet will be clean.
Peel a clove of garlic and flush it down the toilet before going to bed. Leave it on all night. Do not use the toilet bowl until the next morning. Repeat the procedure every seven days. What happens if you do this? The benefits are many! In particular, it removes yellow calamine stains and helps disinfect and eliminate bacteria. It also cleans the health-damaging microorganisms that cause unpleasant odors.
Baking soda and lemon to clean and whiten toilets
Other ways to use garlic: Heat the water in a pan, add a minced garlic clove, cover the pan, and turn off the heat. Leave it on for 15 minutes with the lid on, then flush the mixture down the toilet to flush out bacteria. Or you can sprinkle baking soda into the bowl before pouring the garlic infusion. This way you also get rid of unpleasant odors. Optionally add lemon juice for a more intense whitening effect.