When it comes to the perpetual battle between coffee and tea, there is little doubt that the extra work and clean up of tea is definitely a downside. However, those tea bags may have additional uses that coffee stains and coffee grinds do not.

For those who’ve burnt themselves or have a particularly irritable pimple at the moment, a cool and damp teabag can be a decent and soothing treatment for irritated skin. Additionally, a dry teabag can help deodorize your shoes overnight. If that wasn’t enough, certain types of tea can also help degrease stubborn dishes and keep pests like insects and mice away. Want to know how all this works? The Savings Experiment has you covered.