Salicylic acid has been used to relieve pain and soothe an inflammation since the 5th century. It has also been used to treat heart diseases and prevent the formation of blood clots.
Today it is the main ingredient of aspirin, but you surely do not know all the amazing uses of these pills.
Aspirin can be used for many different purposes. Check them out!
- Helps with Insect Bites and Stings
Rub aspirin over an insect bite or stings to reduce inflammation and calm the feeling of itching instantly. However, you must visit a doctor in case you are allergic to bee stings.
- Treats Pimples
Aspirin works wonders when it comes to acne and pimples. Crush the pill and mix the powder with some water. Next ,apply the paste on the affected area and leave it on for several minutes before rinsing it off with soap and water.
- Rejuvenates the Skin
The salicylic acid in aspirin treats redness, swellings, and acne, and also removes the dead skin cells and excessive oils. Just crush five aspirin pills and mix them with ¼ cup of water and a teaspoon of honey.
Apply the mixture on the skin and leave it to act for 10 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. The regular use of this mask will treat all skin issues and significantly rejuvenate the skin.
- Treats Calluses
Crush 5 pills and mix them with some lemon juice and half a teaspoon of honey. Apply the mixture on the calluses, wrap the foot in a towel that is warm and apply a plastic wrap. Wait about 10 minutes, so that the acidity softens them. In the end use a pumice stone to rub the feet.
- It treats dandruff
Crush 2 aspirin pills and make a fine powder. Add this powder to your shampoo and you can use it as usually. This will effectively treat and prevent dandruff.
- Restores Hair Color
Chlorinated water causes significant damage to the quality of your hair, particularly to light-colored hair. If you dissolve 6-8 aspirin pills in a glass of water and rub the hair with this solution, the color and shine of your hair will be restored. For optimal results, leave the solution to work its magic for 10-15 minutes.
- Removes Stains
This simple trick will help you in removing the perspiration stains on your clothes: just crush a couple of aspirin pills and add them to half a cup of water. Soak the stained part in the mixture and leave it thus for a few hours.
- Eliminates Grease from Cookware
Mix a few aspirin pills with some water and use this cleaning paste to rub the cookware . The grease and dirt will magically disappear!
- Aspirin will help the plants last longer
Add a crushed aspirin pill in the base water of your plants, and it will postpone their withering, and they will last longer.