How to get Garlic & other strong Spices' smell out of my Zojirushi Flask/ Thermos acquired via a herbal Immunity decoction?
After 1.5 yr of keeping it away, the silicone rubber section still smells a bit. Lets see if there's any more ideas on doing this. Have yet to try update suggestions from @Chris
Major components of this decoction were:
- Garlic cloves
- Black Pepper seeds
- Bay Leaf
- Cumin seeds
- Turmeric powder
- Coriander powder
- Fennel seeds
Flask Product & Materials info:
- Its SlickSteel® finish interior is corrosion resistant and repels stains.
- Durable and sanitary 18/8 stainless steel interior with SlickSteel® finish
- Made of BPA-free plastic and stainless steel
- Structure, design & details as pulled from product website
Mine is the Stainless Steel colored 16 oz one:
More data from Manufacturer's website FAQ and Manuals:
[QUOTE] Q3: How can I clean my vacuum bottle? A: Always rinse out your vacuum bottle after each use and rinse the stopper under running water. Do not soak the vacuum bottle in water or place in a dishwasher to clean.
The exterior, stopper and cup(s) can be cleaned using a moist sponge or soft cloth and mild dishwashing liquid.
The interior can be cleaned using a mild dishwashing liquid and then rinsed thoroughly.
Please refer to your instruction manual for more. [/QUOTE]