Standard hydrogen peroxide should not be ingested, according WebMD. An extremely small amount of food-grade hydrogen peroxide can be ingested with a glass of water when used as an alternative therapy for various conditio... More »

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Hydrogen peroxide removes bloodstains, controls mold and mildew, sanitizes fruit and vegetables, eliminates odors and serves as a toothpaste ingredient, according to Huffington Post. When dogs eat something they should n... More »

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Hydrogen peroxide can act as a stain remover, a disinfectant or a whitener, according to Natural Living Ideas. However, exercise caution when using the solution, especially in high concentration. The liquid can cause bur... More »

Hydrogen peroxide treatment to minor cuts, scrapes and sores does work in clearing the affected area of dead skin and facilitating the body's natural healing process, according to WebMD. However, hydrogen peroxide is onl... More »

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Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound that breaks down upon contact with most living cells to release oxygen and provide an antibiotic action by breaking down the cell wall of bacteria, according to Remy Melina for Li... More »

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Hydrogen peroxide works as a disinfectant by oxidizing compounds common to organic life. It is particularly reactive in the presence of an enzyme known as catalase, which occurs naturally in cells and triggers the releas... More »

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Hydrogen peroxide retains its effectiveness for up to three years in an unopened container and six months in an opened container. Expired hydrogen peroxide is not detrimental, but it does lose potency. More »