An easy way to remove a blood stain

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The answer to bloodstains on clothing is hydrogen peroxide solution. It’s best if you treat the stain while the blood is still wet, as dried blood bleaches very slowly. Pour some peroxide on a handkerchief and rub it into the stain. The peroxide will foam when it contacts blood. Keep applying and rubbing until the stain has vanished.

Tip of the Day courtesy of Dr. Richard Bernstein, author of Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution.

Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. 10/11

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Last Modified Date: November 28, 2012

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