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Do not pour potato water down the drain: Sud is a real miracle cure

2020-11-24T16:57:32.176Z

After potatoes have been boiled, it is usually simply tipped away: the potato water. But that is too premature. The brew is a real miracle cure.



After potatoes have been boiled, it is usually simply tipped away: the potato water.

But that is too premature.

The brew is a real miracle cure.

  • Potato water

    shouldn't just be dumped down the drain, it has many positive properties.

  • The brew is a real miracle product in the

    household

    , as a personal care product and for processing food.

  • However, there is one important point that consumers must observe.

Offenbach - Regardless of whether it is spring, summer, autumn or winter, many Germans put the national vegetable on the table - in a wide variety of forms and preparation methods: the

potato

.

Whether as boiled or boiled potatoes, french fries or croquettes: Hardly any other vegetable is so diverse.

Not only the tuber itself is tasty and has many properties, the

potato

water left over after cooking

is also plentiful.

But many

consumers

simply

dump the

water

down the drain.

Don't just dump potato water: it contains numerous minerals

Potato water

contains numerous

minerals

such as

iron

,

magnesium

,

phosphorus

and

potassium

.

These substances are not only good for

humans

,

plants also

need them to grow faster and healthier.

If the brew has cooled down after boiling, it is ideal as a

fertilizer

for watering indoor, balcony and garden plants.

However, under no circumstances should salt be in the water, as this is harmful to the plants.

Potato water is of great help in the household

Potato water is

also of great help in the

household

.

Especially surfaces and objects made of plastic can be ideally freed of dirt and grime with the brew.

Window and door frames, laminate floors and plastic kettles shine in new splendor.

The “myHOMEBOOK” portal has tried the household tip once and comes to the conclusion: “The lifehack with

potatoes

for plastic works.” Frying pans and pots can also be cleaned.

If the stove is covered in bubbly sauce, it is helpful to simply let the potato water boil over afterwards!

#tip

- Y. Mich (@beingmenow) December 31, 2009

In fact, the

potato water

can also help if it is simply thrown away.

The strength in the brew helps to

dissolve

dirt

in the

drain

.

However, the

water

should be

poured

hot and still boiling into the drain, then it will work its best.

But be careful with plastic pipes: boiling water can damage them.

Beauty product: Potato water can also do a lot of good for the body

The brew is also suitable as a beauty product.

Potato water

can help keep the skin healthy and soft again.

The reason: The strength in the liquid ensures that the skin can absorb moisture better again.

Potato Nutrients

Amount per 100g

Calories

77kcal

protein

2g

carbohydrates

17g

fat

0g

Fiber

2g

water

79g

Anyone who

suffers from

rough

hands

, especially a big problem on cold days, should

hold them

in lukewarm

potato

water for a few minutes

.

Do not

dry your

hands with a

towel

afterwards

, otherwise the starch will come off immediately.

Potato water is ideal for hearty dishes: Consumers must observe a note

It doesn't have to be drunk straight away, but

consumers

can

also

use

potato

water

in the

kitchen

.

The

liquid

can be

stirred

into

soups

and

sauces

, not only are the minerals it contains are optimal, the brew also intensifies the taste of hearty dishes.

Homemade

bread also

gets

a special touch

from

potato

water.

Please note: If the

potato water is

to be used after cooking, it is important that the

potatoes

do not have any green spots.

This contains the poisonous substance

solanine

, which is not destroyed when heated and passes into the

water

.

With mild poisoning, symptoms such as

diarrhea

,

nausea

,

vomiting

and

headache,

as well as sore throat occur.

If a person ingests large amounts of solanine, the consequences are serious.

The toxic solanine is also produced in sprouting potatoes.

(tvd)

Source: merkur

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