Bad breath or Halitosis is when a person has a chronic bad breath. This was also a fantastic marketing campaign for Listerine. This popular mouthwash made more than $340 million dollars in 2015. It used the fear of bad breath as the staple of their ad campaign in the 20s and their stock prices have been rising ever since.
The Different Uses of Listerine Mouthwash
Initially, this product served a lot of purposes, from floor cleaner to surgery antiseptic to a cure for gonorrhea. It wasn’t until the 20s when it was marketed as mouthwash. Below, we’ve prepared a list of the most interesting and beneficial ways in which you can use Listerine.
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Spray some Listerine on a soft cloth and wipe away dirt and fingertips from TV and computer screens.
Rub Listerine on your dog to remove fleas. This is a cheap and effective alternative to store-bought products that contain a lot of dangerous chemicals.
Suppresses bad odor from garbage cans
Soak one paper towel in Listerine and put it into the garbage can to suppress the unpleasant smell and leave a fresh scent.
Fights off underarm bacteria and unpleasant odor
Pour Listerine on a cloth and dab it onto the underarms.
Soothes bug bites and itchy skin
Dab some Listerine on a cotton ball and apply it onto the affected area for immediate relief.
Pour Listerine into the toilet bowl and scrub it with an old toothbrush to whiten it and leave it fresh-smelling.
Treats toenail fungus
Soak the feet in a Listerine foot bath for 30 minutes if you suffer from toenail fungus.
Fights off dandruff
Massage Listerine onto the scalp and wrap the hair in a towel and rinse the hair after a few minutes.
Soak your toothbrush in Listerine and leave it for several hours before removing it.
Fights off acne
Apply Listerine onto acne twice per day to treat them.
You know some other tricks with Listerine? Feel free to share them with everyone in the comment section below!