How To Remove Blood Stains From Silk Using Meat Tenderiser

Meat tenderiser can be used to remove blood stains because the enzymatic powder, is designed to break down proteins, and blood is a protein.

What You Will Need

  • Meat tenderizer (unseasoned)
  • Soft cloths
  • Water


There are a wide variety of silks, and each may respond differently to this cleaning method This method is only advised for washable silks. Always test a small hidden area first, to ensure that there are no damaging effects to the texture, colour or sheen of the silk. Once the test area goes well, it shoud be safe to work on the stained area.

  1. Begin by moistening the stained area with cool water.
  2. Apply meat tenderizer to the stain.
  3. Be sure it is moist, but not soaked.
  4. Allow it to set for a few minutes, and then begin blotting with clean, soft cloths.
  5. Turn the cloth frequently so that you are always working with a clean surface.
  6. Until you are sure the stain is removed, allow the piece to air dry. Either hang it up or lay it flat on a dry towel. This is because if you dry it with heat you could set the stain permenantly
  7. Once the stain is removed, rinse thoroughly and dry immediately to avoid a water mark.
  8. Wash as normal according to label directions to remove any residue.



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