Coffee has long been a beverage consumed by the masses. It’s a natural energizer that keeps you going all day long. Plus, it’s good for your health.
Yet, did you know that besides being the ambrosia of the cosmopolitan, there are a great many other uses for coffee grounds?
Keep reading to see how this drink can save the day and boost your well-being!
1.) Reduces the Risk of a Stroke
Coffee is a magical elixir. Just two cups a day may help reduce the risk of a stroke in women by as much as 20 percent.
Now there is no reason not to have another brew.
2.) Dye Your Hair Naturally With Coffee
It may sound a little strange, but it is true. One of the many uses for coffee grounds is to make a great natural hair dye that will also give you a shiny and healthy looking mane.
It will stimulate hair growth, make your light hair darker or give your naturally dark hair a healthy glow.
Want to give it a try?
Teen Vogue says, All you need to do is to brew two cups of coffee, and let them go cold. You might be best to make three because you’ll want to drink at least one cup while you are waiting.
Before you shower, pour the coffee over damp hair. Cover it with a shower cap or towel.
Wait 20 minutes or so, and then rinse it out under the shower, and wash as normal. You can then thank us in the morning.
3.) Coffee Makes a Handy Skin Exfoliant
Okay, this isn’t just coffee. You will also need the following ingredients, but once done, you’ll have the ultimate in homemade remedies.
- 6 drops tea tree oil
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 8 drops carrot seed oil
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 4 tablespoons coffee grounds
Mix everything and then rub it to your skin to remove dead cells.
4.) Coffee Makes a Wonderful Face Mask
A killer concoction of honey and coffee powder will leave you with smooth and exfoliated skin.
Spread it on, and rinse after 20 minutes. Your face will thank you for it.
5.) Coffee Offers You a Way to Fight Parkinson’s
Did you know that drinking between three and five cups of coffee a day can lower the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease by 65 percent?
Quick, put the kettle on and grab a couple of biscuits too! After all, who doesn’t love something to dunk in their coffee?
6.) Coffee Grounds Are Useful in Making a Body Scrub
It smells great and works wonders. To make this, you will need a few additional herbal ingredients. Mix coffee grounds with honey, coconut oil, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla.
Have some pots handy to store it in. Make enough and you will have gifts handy all year round.
7.) Get Rid of Cellulite With Coffee Grounds Scrub
Did you know that cellulite’s #1 enemy is caffeine? Coffee grounds contain antioxidants, which can help increase your collagen production and tighten skin.
Here’s a DIY coffee cellulite treatment you gotta try.
*Tip: Miranda Kerr and Elle Macpherson recommend investing in a dry brush to help exfoliate your dimples away!
Just the Tip of the Iceberg for the Uses of Coffee Grounds
The health benefits and uses for coffee grounds are vast. Caffeine has been proven to increase metabolic rate by a whopping 11 percent!
So why not add having an extra cup of coffee to your New Year’s Resolutions?
Keep browsing to find out how natural remedies can change your life for the better!