6 Amazing Uses for Peanut Butter

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Are you a peanut butter lover? Does a peanut butter and jelly sandwich give you instant satisfaction and comfort? This delicious paste is rich in protein, magnesium, omega-6 fatty acid, and antioxidants, so it is excellent for your health – just a bit high in fat, so eat in moderation. Apart from being delicious to eat, did you know that peanut butter has other uses? Here are x amazing uses for peanut butter.

Beautiful Butter

Head to your nearest grocery store or cash and carry fans buy a bulk peanut butter jar because this wonderful stuff is a great beauty tool.

Peanut butter is rich in oils, so it makes a great hair conditioner for dry, frizzy locks. Just slather a dollop onto your hair, massage in, cover with a towel, and leave for around half an hour before rinsing. You will be amazed at how soft your scalp feels and how shiny your hair is.

Do not stress if you have run out of shaving cream – peanut butter makes an excellent shaving lubricant and leaves you with baby soft skin.

Butter Up House Invaders

Contrary to popular belief, mice don’t go crazy for cheese. In fact, they go potty for peanut butter, so if you have tiny furry invaders in your home, bait a humane mouse trap with some peanut butter and catch the little food thieves.

Luscious Leather 

If you have a pair of shoes or a handbag that are looking a little tarnished and tired, or a leather sofa that has seen better days, rub some peanut butter into the leather with a soft, lint-free cloth in a circular motion. The oils in the butter will shine and clean the leather until it gleams.

Sweet and Sticky

Sticky residues don’t stand a chance when faced with peanut butter. 

If your child comes home with chewing gum in their hair one day, don’t you dare reach for the scissors to cut it out. Massage the hair around the gum with some peanut butter and watch the gum slide away. 

Crafters should keep a tub of this wonder paste beside them at all times as it can make glue-covered hands a thing of the past. Massaging a little butter into your hands will loosen the glue and make washing it away so much easier.

Sticky residue left behind by price stickers can be removed with peanut butter and a little elbow grease.

Nutty Nourishment

Feed your wooden furniture with some peanut oil.

If you have wooden chairs, tables, cabinets, doors, and stair railings that are covered in scratches, you can rub away the indentations until they are almost invisible. Apply a good amount of peanut butter to the affected areas and leave it to soak into the wood for about an hour. Remove the peanut butter and buff it up to a tremendous shine with a soft cloth or duster.

Birdie Butter

Our feathered friends need extra nourishment during the cold winter months. Smear peanut butter into some pine cones, roll them in birdseed, and attach a string to hang them onto the trees around your garden. 

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