This is a homemade carpet cleaner that works wonders on stains.
1. Scrape up the liquid.
2. Sprinkle baking soda or cornstarch on stain, let absorb for 10 minutes, and then vacuum.
3. Mix one tablespoon of clear dish washing liquid and one tablespoon white vinegar with two cups of warm water.
4. Using a white cloth, sponge the stain with the detergent/vinegar solution and blot until all the liquid is absorbed.
5. Sponge off with cold water and blot dry.