How do you remove dried blood stain?

peabody1August 1, 2014

I cannot be around products that have chemical smells. Spot removers make me dizzy and feel bad. My DH used a supposedly safe product called Totally Awesome. Not for me it wasn't. Terribly dizzy being around it. I am wanting to find something that will remove dried blood on sheets or clothing, but does not stink. Anyone have success using something that is free of chemical smells to remove blood stains?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mdln

hydrogen peroxide (the stuff in the brown bottle) sometimes works

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 2:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
lazy_gardens

Easy ... do what lab techs do: soak the cloth in cold water to remove most of it, then pour hydrogen peroxide onto it to get the rest out.

If there is a trace of yellowish color left, a bit of barkeeper's friend sprinkled on the wet stain should get rid of it.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 2:32PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
klseiverd

Was this a MURDER SCENE?!? Not sure how it will work on blood but have had success removing that food schmutz that ended up of thumb/tips of off-white terry oven mitts. Dawn makes something called "power dissolver"... or something like that?? Original use is to spray that casserole that you put in dishwasher, knowing full well... it's NOT coming out spotless. It comes in a pump/spray, sprays one kinda foamy, has that slippery feeling like oven cleaner but NOT those nasty fumes. Got rid of at least 90% of stuff that hadn't budged thru regular washing.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 3:56PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
emma

I recently cut my finger and it dripped on my blouse. I just put it in a sink of cold water and left it all night.....didn't even use any soap and the blood was gone. It was fresh blood, don't know if old blood will come out.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 7:22PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
krissie55

Enzymes in saliva from owner of the blood will work. Spit on the stain and rub in, let set for a few minutes. Repeat as necessary.

Quilters do this when they prick their finger and get blood on the quilt.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2014 at 1:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ncutt

soak in water with salt

    Bookmark   August 11, 2014 at 11:48PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
evaf555

Cold water and Dawn dish detergent.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2014 at 11:16PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Best hardwood floor cleaner?
Our floors just got finished 2 months ago and I hate...
lmrinc_gw
help between these two spin mops
Which is better http://www.homehardware.ca/en/rec/index.htm/Indoor-Living/Home-Commercial-Cleaning/Floor-Care/Mops/Wet/Spinning-Mop-and-Bucket/_/N-2pqfZ67l/Ne-67n/Ntk-All_EN/R-I4540847?Ntt=spin+mop Or http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/for-living-spin-mop-and-bucket-0428442p.html#.VO5Y1DhOnHw...
wantboost
HELP! Clear Glass Shower Doors w/ hard water stains
I have extremely hard water and have clear glass shower...
kristinamaria
Grout
An electric toothbrush and Listerine + clean grout....
jak4
Stained SST Pan
Burned/scorched SST pan. Got 90% clean but has dark...
stoveguyy
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™