Since ancient times, people were collecting rain water in buckets and various containers, whenever started to rain. Buckets were placed at the ends of all the eaves of the house. In some households, people still collect the rainwater, because it has a lot of benefits and useful properties in many activities of the house.
The benefits of rainwater
In the old days, women were using rain water to wash the laundry, to wash their body and their head because it does not contain chlorine. Rain water has fantastic effects on hair, it makes it soft and shiny. Furthermore, when the hair is rinsed with rainwater, it no longer needs the balm.
Rainwater is similar to distilled water, because it doesn’t contains chalk and minerals. For this reason and animals drink it and it’s their favourite.
Another very good utilisation of rainwater is to water the flowers. They will grow better and more beautiful, because this water feeds them more intensely than tap water. Moreover, rainwater does not cost a penny.
How to collect rainwater
If collected and stored in covered containers, with no contact with light, rain water remains pure and doesn’t develop microorganisms. For this reason, can be used after a very long time.
Nowadays is very hard to use and and to eat natural products. Not to mention that water is very pollute. So, rainwater can be a very good idea to use a pure product that comes directly from nature!