Peanut butter is a delicious spread and sandwich filling. Peanut sauces are also delectable and tasty in certain cuisines. It also goes great with chocolate and bananas. Peanut butter made from just peanuts is very healthy for you and a great source of protein, but did you know that peanut butter can have non culinary uses?
A lot of you may have grown up hearing that peanut butter is great for getting gum out of your hair and getting it unstuck from the carpet, but we’ve come across some truly outlandish yet effective alternative uses for this beloved nut. It might be worth giving these a try, even if it ends up being a little messy.

#1. It Can Get Gum Off The Carpet
As mentioned earlier, this is possible. Simply spread a thin layer of peanut butter over the gum residue, and leave it alone for 5-10 minutes. Then wipe the whole mess away with a damp cloth.

#2. It Can Fill Your House With A Lovely Smell
If you’ve already burned through your budget for scented candles, peanut butter can be an alternative. Just cook a tablespoon of peanut butter in a frying pan for a few minutes and your house will smell amazing!

#3. It Can Help Rejuvenate Your Leather Accessories
If your leather has become scratched and worn, apply a thin layer of peanut butter to the areas full of scratches. Rub in a circular motion for a few minutes and then gently wipe clean. The natural peanut oil will help restore a shine to your leather.


#4. It Can Be A Tasty Shaving Cream
This one may not be up everyone’s alley, but it is definitely possible for you to use peanut butter as an emergency shaving cream at the very least. It’s all about the peanut oil that will help give you a good shave.

#5. It Can Help You Fix A Creaky Door
If you have no WD-40 lying around, grab the peanut butter. Just apply a small amount of it to the problem area for a quick and easy fix.


#6. It Can Help Refurbish Wood Furniture
Wood furniture and wood floors are nice, but they become quite unsightly due to their scratches acquired over time. Simply coat the scratched areas in a thick coat of peanut butter and leave it alone for at least an hour. Wipe it off with a damp cloth and your floors and furniture will look a lot better.

#7. It Can Help Remove Those Annoying Price Stickers
There are some price stickers that are truly dedicated to their name and existence. Very rarely does a sticker just peel off in one go. Thankfully, peanut butter is here to help. Just rub it on, then wipe it off and bam, no more residue.

#8. It Can Help Moisturize And Treat Dry Hair
Once again, it comes down to the natural oils found in all-natural peanut butter. You will need a good handful of peanut butter that you should massage into your scalp. When your finished, just rinse it out with some regular shampoo and marvel at your all-natural shine!


There is even this fine video by Howcast that has a few more alternative uses for peanut butter, so get out there and try them for yourself! Let us know which ones you found most effective!

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