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It’s always fun to commune with nature, have a good time, play with children, and have a picnic. But what about the afterwards?

When the weather is sunny,  we all want to go to green fields. This is a classical family scenario that we all know. The weather gets warmer, the family has a picnic, and the children has dark green stains on their clothes. Fun activities made in green fields become tenacious stains at the end of the day. It’s not always possible keep children away from the green fields and grass stains. They all love to be in touch with everything they see in gardens or green fields. Moreover, adults may suffer from the same problem. But what are we going to do if the grass stains our favorite clothes?

Are They Hard To Remove?

Yes, generally it’s not easy to remove grass stains. Pigments and organic compounds like chlorophyll, xanthophyl or caretenoids are the main reason why grass stains are hard to remove. These substances, existing in the grass, sticks easily to cotton fibres which are similar to plant fibres, that’s why removing grass stains from cotton is harder than removing the stain from the other kinds of clothes. Toddlers, for example eat their food in a messy way. Stains of green vegetables are harder to remove because of the fibres and components they contain. What’s more, if the stain is not completely cleaned, it gets harder to remove.

How To Remove Grass Stains

What’s The Solution?

First of all, it’s important to decide which removal method to choose. The second important thing is timing. You need to make a move the second you see the grass stain, because it gets harder to remove if you wait too long before cleaning. The rest is up to the method you are going to choose. You can see different removal methods below:

Dishwashing Liquid

Having a strong effect on oil stains, dishwashing liquid can be used for the first response. Before washing your cloth in the washing machine, pour some dishwashing liquid on the stained area and wait for 10 minutes. If your cloth is colorful, you need to pay attention to the ingredients of the liquid in order not to cause color change.

Baking Soda

You can get effective results by mixing baking soda and hydrogene peroxide. Put them into a bowl evenly and stir until it gets smooth. Apply this mixture directly on the stain. Do not forget to wet your cloth in order not to cause damage. Little bubbles may occur on the surface of the cloth after this application. Peroxide removes stains in a natural way. Baking soda, on the other hand, is good for getting rid of the persistent stains.

Digestive Enzyme Capsules

Considering the brisance of enzymes, you can get perfect results by receiving help from your drug container. Yes, we are talking about digestive enzyme capsules. Mix a capsule with warm water, and apply it directly on the stain. Wait 10-20 minutes and wash it in the machine. Then you will see the stain is removed.

Alcohol

Using alcohol is another effective method used for stain removal. However, you have to apply it carefully. Green pigments in the grass can be removed with the help of alcohol. Apply isopropyl alcohol gently on the stains with the help of a sponge.

Vinegar

Vinegar is a natural and strong antibacterial cleaner. It is a quick solution. Even though solely vinegar isn’t effective all the time, it worth trying. Mix a spoonful of vinegar with two spoonfuls of hot water and apply directly on the stain. Wash the cloth in the machine after waiting a while.

Tips (For Several Surfaces)How To Remove Grass Stains (1)

Grass Stains on Jeans

It is not easy to remove grass stains from jeans. You need to trait the stain the second you see it. On the early stage, use hot water and detergent. However if the stain is dried, chafe the jean with the help of a brush after moistening. Then apply one of the methods mentioned above and wash in the machine. If jean is white, then you can remove the stain easily by applying bleach.

Grass Stains on Woolen

In order to remove grass stains from woolen,  put your cloth in a big container, then add white vinegar or peroxide. Wait a couple of minutes, then you’ll see the stain gets easier to remove.

Grass Stains on Viscose

Removing grass stains from viscose is harder than removing from woolen. Therefore, there are special methods for these kind of clothes. The needed material is 90% pure rubbing alcohol. After cleaning the stain with rubbing alcohol, wipe it off with plenty of water and detergent. The important point here is rinsing. Viscose should be cleaned and rinsed well.

Grass Stains on Colorful Clothes

At first, you need to wash the cloth with hot water and detergent. If the stain is persistent, add 10-12 liters of water into a container, add five spoonfuls of peroxide and put your cloth in it. Some sources claim that eucalyptus oil helps removing grass stains. After the process, you can wash your cloth in the machine.

Grass Stains on Flannel

You need to apply salt and tartaric acid on flannel. Apply the mixture directly on the stain and wash with water. Tartaric acid is also used for metal cleaning and wool dyeing.

Grass Stains on White Clothes and Shoes

You can mix bleacher and wash water, and then put your stained clothes or shoes in it. At first, most of the stain will disappear. If you add vinegar to rinsing water, your materials will be very clean.

In addition to all of these methods, wearing dark colored clothes while going to green fields, would be a good precaution.

 

How To Remove Grass Stains

It’s always fun to commune with nature, have a good time, play with children, and have a picnic. But what about the afterwards?

When the weather is sunny,  we all want to go to green fields. This is a classical family scenario that we all know. The weather gets warmer, the family has a picnic, and the children has dark green stains on their clothes. Fun activities made in green fields become tenacious stains at the end of the day. It’s not always possible keep children away from the green fields and grass stains. They all love to be in touch with everything they see in gardens or green fields. Moreover, adults may suffer from the same problem. But what are we going to do if the grass stains our favorite clothes?

Are They Hard To Remove?

Yes, generally it’s not easy to remove grass stains. Pigments and organic compounds like chlorophyll, xanthophyl or caretenoids are the main reason why grass stains are hard to remove. These substances, existing in the grass, sticks easily to cotton fibres which are similar to plant fibres, that’s why removing grass stains from cotton is harder than removing the stain from the other kinds of clothes. Toddlers, for example eat their food in a messy way. Stains of green vegetables are harder to remove because of the fibres and components they contain. What’s more, if the stain is not completely cleaned, it gets harder to remove.

What’s The Solution?

First of all, it’s important to decide which removal method to choose. The second important thing is timing. You need to make a move the second you see the grass stain, because it gets harder to remove if you wait too long before cleaning. The rest is up to the method you are going to choose. You can see different removal methods below:

Dishwashing Liquid

Having a strong effect on oil stains, dishwashing liquid can be used for the first response. Before washing your cloth in the washing machine, pour some dishwashing liquid on the stained area and wait for 10 minutes. If your cloth is colorful, you need to pay attention to the ingredients of the liquid in order not to cause color change.

Baking Soda

You can get effective results by mixing baking soda and hydrogene peroxide. Put them into a bowl evenly and stir until it gets smooth. Apply this mixture directly on the stain. Do not forget to wet your cloth in order not to cause damage. Little bubbles may occur on the surface of the cloth after this application. Peroxide removes stains in a natural way. Baking soda, on the other hand, is good for getting rid of the persistent stains.

Digestive Enzyme Capsules

Considering the brisance of enzymes, you can get perfect results by receiving help from your drug container. Yes, we are talking about digestive enzyme capsules. Mix a capsule with warm water, and apply it directly on the stain. Wait 10-20 minutes and wash it in the machine. Then you will see the stain is removed.

Alcohol

Using alcohol is another effective method used for stain removal. However, you have to apply it carefully. Green pigments in the grass can be removed with the help of alcohol. Apply isopropyl alcohol gently on the stains with the help of a sponge.

VinegarHow To Remove Grass Stains

Vinegar is a natural and strong antibacterial cleaner. It is a quick solution. Even though solely vinegar isn’t effective all the time, it worth trying. Mix a spoonful of vinegar with two spoonfuls of hot water and apply directly on the stain. Wash the cloth in the machine after waiting a while.

Tips (For Several Surfaces)

Grass Stains on Jeans

It is not easy to remove grass stains from jeans. You need to trait the stain the second you see it. On the early stage, use hot water and detergent. However if the stain is dried, chafe the jean with the help of a brush after moistening. Then apply one of the methods mentioned above and wash in the machine. If jean is white, then you can remove the stain easily by applying bleach.

Grass Stains on Woolen

In order to remove grass stains from woolen,  put your cloth in a big container, then add white vinegar or peroxide. Wait a couple of minutes, then you’ll see the stain gets easier to remove.

Grass Stains on Viscose

Removing grass stains from viscose is harder than removing from woolen. Therefore, there are special methods for these kind of clothes. The needed material is 90% pure rubbing alcohol. After cleaning the stain with rubbing alcohol, wipe it off with plenty of water and detergent. The important point here is rinsing. Viscose should be cleaned and rinsed well.

Grass Stains on Colorful Clothes

At first, you need to wash the cloth with hot water and detergent. If the stain is persistent, add 10-12 liters of water into a container, add five spoonfuls of peroxide and put your cloth in it. Some sources claim that eucalyptus oil helps removing grass stains. After the process, you can wash your cloth in the machine.

Grass Stains on Flannel

You need to apply salt and tartaric acid on flannel. Apply the mixture directly on the stain and wash with water. Tartaric acid is also used for metal cleaning and wool dyeing.

Grass Stains on White Clothes and Shoes

You can mix bleacher and wash water, and then put your stained clothes or shoes in it. At first, most of the stain will disappear. If you add vinegar to rinsing water, your materials will be very clean.

In addition to all of these methods, wearing dark colored clothes while going to green fields, would be a good precaution.

 

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