Many people throw away the potato water after cooking - a big mistake!
Because potato water is a real miracle cure in the household.
shouldn't be dumped down the drain, because it has many properties.
is a real miracle product in the
, as a personal care product and for processing food.
However, there is one important point that consumers must observe when using potato water.
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
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
water left over after cooking
is also plentiful.
down the drain.
Don't just dump potato water: it contains numerous minerals
These substances are not only good for
need them to grow faster and healthier.
If the brew has cooled down after boiling, it is ideal as a
for watering indoor, balcony and garden plants.
However, under no circumstances should salt be in the water, as this is harmful to the plants.
Quantity per 100 grams
Potato water is a great help in the household when cleaning
Potato water is
also of great help in the
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
for plastic works.” Frying pans and pots can also be cleaned.
In fact, the
can also help if it is simply thrown away.
The strength in the brew helps to
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 do the body a lot of good
The brew is also suitable as a beauty product.
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.
If you suffer from rough
, especially on cold days, this is a big problem, you should
water for a few minutes
hands with a
, otherwise the starch will come off immediately.
Potatoes, for example, can remove lime.
: It should be applied as a cure after the potatoes have been boiled and washed out thoroughly later.
This makes the hair stronger and more intense in color.
The water should even help against gray hair.
Potato water is ideal for hearty dishes: Consumers must observe a note
It doesn't have to be drunk straight away, but
, not only are the minerals it contains are optimal, the brew also intensifies the taste of hearty dishes.
a special touch
Please note: If the
potato water is
to be used after cooking, it is important that the
do not have any green spots.
This contains the poisonous substance
, because it is not destroyed when heated and passes into the
With mild poisoning, symptoms such as
as well as sore throat occur.
If a person ingests large amounts of solanine, the consequences are serious.
Poisonous solanine is also produced in sprouting potatoes.
And of course, the
thoroughly cleaned of soil and dirt before cooking, if the potato water is used for food afterwards.
(Tim Vincent Dicke)