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 » Health Medications & Vitamins

Food-grade hydrogen peroxide, or 35 percent hydrogen peroxide, is used as a topical disinfectant for surfaces in hospitals and restaurants. Some people claim there are medicinal benefits when the substance is swallowed. ... More »

According to the American Cancer Society, 35 percent food-grade hydrogen peroxide is commonly used to wash and preserve produce and to disinfect surfaces, tools and machines used for food preparation. These are two of th... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

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 » Health Medications & Vitamins

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 » Health Medications & Vitamins

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 »

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 » Health Medications & Vitamins