12 tips to use dishwashing liquid effectively and safely

Articles Aug 11, 2020 07:31

Using poor quality dishwashing liquid and using it the wrong way from day to day is the cause of dangerous diseases, including cancer.

We use dishwashing liquid as frequently as we eat every day. So, let's take a look at some useful tips.

How to use dishwashing liquid properly

1. Should wear gloves when washing dishes

12 tips to use dishwashing liquid effectively and safely

Some clinical studies show that harmful substances in dishwashing liquids (especially ones of unknown origin) can penetrate through the skin, enter the body through the gastrointestinal tract and respiratory tract.

Therefore, when washing dishes, it is best to wear gloves, this can also limit the situation of thinning hands, dry skin, irritation...

2. Do not arbitrarily mix different types of dishwashing liquid

Some women thought that dishwashing liquid was the same, from there, by voluntarily mixing different types of dishwashing liquid and using it.

In fact, such "add-up" can lead to many toxic chemical reactions.

3. Remove leftovers, dirt on the surface of dishes before washing with dishwashing liquid.

With this step, you will reduce dirt, grease on the dishes before using dishwashing liquid to wash them.

At the same time, doing so will reduce the amount of dishwashing liquid needed, and more economically. Especially if you use organic dishwashing liquid (the feature of organic dishwashing liquid is that its ability to clean is not high because it does not use harsh detergents) will help clean dishes without spending too much detergent.

12 tips to use dishwashing liquid effectively and safely

4. Do not soak tools that need cleaning in dishwashing liquid for too long

In fact, the more you soak the tools that need cleaning in the dishwashing liquid for too long, the higher the risk of chemicals seeping into the tools, especially with the tools made of absorbent materials such as bamboo and wood. .

Therefore, if the tools are too dirty or difficult to clean, it is best to soak them with clean water if it is food (burnt rice, burnt food, cooked rice...). If the stain requires chemicals to clean, it should only be soaked for up to 30 minutes with materials made of stainless steel, iron....

5. Just take the right amount of dishwashing liquid

Depending on the amount of dishes... that women should use dishwashing liquid just right, not overdoing it.

The thicker the dishwashing liquid, the more likely it is that chemicals will penetrate the skin and remain on the surface of the dishes, affecting more and more health if used for a long time.

12 tips to use dishwashing liquid effectively and safely

6. Do not pour dishwashing liquid directly on the surface of tools that need cleaning (cups, bowls, pots...)

Pouring dishwashing liquid directly onto the tools that need cleaning may leave chemical residues on the surface of the tool. This can both affect your health and cause wasted dishwashing liquid.

In addition, women should also note, do not put the dishwashing liquid directly on the washing cotton, because there is a high possibility that chemicals will remain on the surface of the tools that need cleaning, and at the same time cause waste.

7. The dishwashing liquid should be diluted with clean water

Depending on the amount of dishes to wash, how much water you use to wash the dishes to dilute with a certain amount of water.

Diluting dishwashing liquid with water will reduce the amount of chemical residue on the surface of tools that need to be cleaned safely for health, while creating a lot of foam to clean the dishes while saving dishwashing liquid.

8. Rinse 2-3 times with clean water after using dishwashing liquid

In order to completely remove the remaining chemicals on the surface of the tools to be cleaned, avoid the risk of affecting health (causing digestive problems, stomach pain, poisoning...), women should use them. tools under running water 2-3 times with clean water (do not use a basin of water to rinse tools that need cleaning).

12 tips to use dishwashing liquid effectively and safely

9. Be careful with chipped dishes and cups

With dishes, forks... that are chipped when using dishwashing liquid, the risk of detergent residue is extremely high, because once it is absorbed, even after rinsing many times, they still stick on the surface. This is when you use an unknown, high amount of chemical in dishwashing liquid.

Ideally, with these dishes you should not use them to prepare food, if chipped too much you should use to store other items instead of storing food.

10. Absolutely do not use soap, detergent to wash dishes

Some women when running out of dishwashing liquid have to get detergent.

In fact, most of the chemical ingredients used in soaps are more toxic than dishwashing liquid, and even contain chemicals that cause cancer.

When using detergent to wash dishes, bowls... chemicals can be left in the washing and rinsing process, potentially risk causing hepatitis, stomach, gallbladder disease, reducing resistance...

Therefore, if there is no dishwashing liquid, rinse it with food, then soak it in clean water with a little lemon while waiting to buy dishwashing liquid!

11. Cleaning tips for plastic tools

With plastic food containers, plastic tools, it is quite difficult to remove grease on them. So, instead of using a lot of dishwashing liquid, you just need to soak them in warm water and add a little salt, then rinse with dishwashing liquid. 

12 tips to use dishwashing liquid effectively and safely

12. The most important thing is the quality of your dishwashing liquid

Exactly this is the most important condition to minimize the risk of harm to health.

Many women think that dishwashing liquid just needs to clean tools without knowing that, this is something we use every day like eating daily.

If you do not choose safe products, it also means that there is a high risk that the body must absorb harmful chemicals, accumulate each day and cause dangerous diseases.

Absolutely do not buy dishwashing liquid of unknown origin, cheap price because the high risk is just toxic chemicals.

You should choose natural dishwashing liquid, organic dishwashing liquid if possible.

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