7 simple and effective ways to get rid of blood stains onyour clothes

Articles Jun 22, 2020 08:16

Have you ever had to throw away a shirt because it has a stubborn blood stain? Let's learn some tricks to remove blood stains from your clothes.

A blood stain is probably something that everyone has had to deal with. Don't worry, you don't have to throw your stained clothes away. We have many ways to remove dry blood from clothing items. These methods are extremely simple and easy to do without the need for specialized detergents.

How to remove blood stains from clothes at home

Soak clothes in cold water

7 simple and effective ways to get rid of blood stains onyour clothes

You need to treat blood stains on clothing as soon as possible, by simply soaking clothes in cold water. If the blood stains are small, you can only absorb water to help eliminate them.

Note, you must use cold water, because hot water will make the stains more sticky.

Use salt

Dissolve 1 cup of salt in 2 liters of water, with smaller blood stains, use equivalent mixture. Soak blood stains in mixture for 2 hours. After 30 minutes, check the stain again, rubbing the back and front of the cloth with your hand. If the stain remains, rub some soap and continue rubbing again. Then wash again as usual.

Or you can put the bloodstain under a running tap, rub the bloodstain with salt. Then bring it back to wash as usual.

7 simple and effective ways to get rid of blood stains onyour clothes

Use hydrogen peroxide

This method only applies to bloodstains that are still wet. You should use 3% hydrogen peroxide solution.

Pour hydrogen peroxide on stain. If you bleach on soft fabrics, dilute the hydrogen peroxide with water in a 1: 1 ratio. Take care not to allow the foam to spread outside the original stain area. Keep adding hydrogen peroxide several more times to slow down the chemical action and stabilize the amount of foam. Use a cloth to clean the foam and apply a bit of hydrogen peroxide on the stain several times until the stain disappears. Then wash again with cold water and soap or detergent.

Note, hydrogen peroxide is a bleaching agent, so it can discolor fabrics. 

7 simple and effective ways to get rid of blood stains onyour clothes

Use soap

This is similar to the way you use salt, but instead of salt, rub soap directly into the bloodstains.

Soak the blooded area in cold water. Rub lots of soap into the spot of blood. Rub the unwashed area between your hands and palms facing each other. Make as much foam as possible and add water if necessary. Wash with cold water until the stain and foam disappear.

Dishwashing liquid, shampoo you can still do this way and do the same as above.

Use toothpaste

7 simple and effective ways to get rid of blood stains onyour clothes

First you need to apply toothpaste on the bloodstained area, to dry the toothpaste. Rinse toothpaste with cold water. Then wash the bloodstain with soap and rinse with cold water.

Use ammonia solution

Mix 1 teaspoon of ammonia with 1/2 cup cold water and pour it over the bloodstain. When the bloodstains on your shirt disappear, wash them again with cold water.

Take care to avoid using ammonia on linen, silk or wool.

Use baking soda 

Very simply, you only need to mix 1 part baking soda with 2 parts cold water. Take a cloth soaked in this solution and then brush on the bloodstain for about 30 minutes. Then wipe it off with a cool, damp cloth.

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