Salicylic acid is the main ingredient of aspirin, but it is actually quite an ancient compound which has been used even in the 5th century. Its sole purpose was as remedy for pain relief and for soothing an inflammation, but also for treating heart problems and prevention of blood clots. These are some of the features that aspirin contains as there are other incredible uses of these pills. Follow reading, and find out all its uses:
Here are the nine amazing uses of aspirin:
1. Aspirin treats hard calluses
In order to achieve this you need to crush 5 aspirin pills, and then mix them with half a teaspoon of honey and some lemon juice so that you form a paste. Apply the resulted paste on the hard calluses on your feet and wrap the foot in a warm cloth or towel, and cover it with a plastic wrap. Leave it to stay like that for 10 minutes. After that, remove the wrap and the effects will be outstanding.
2. Aspirin aids in the case of insect bites and stings
In the case of insect bites or stings, rub some of this amazing pill on the affected area so that you soothe the inflammation and itching. However, if you are allergic to bee stings you ought to visit your doctor.
3. Aspirin dries up pimples
Acne and pimples appear even after the teenager period, and therefore in order to efficiently eliminate them use aspirin on them. Start with crushing the pill, and then moisten it with a little of water. Then, apply the paste on the affected area and let it stay for few minutes. After that, wash it off with soap and water. The redness of the pimple will be soothed, and it will gradually go away.
4. Aspirin deals with dandruff
First, you need to crush 2 aspirin pills so that you get fine powder. After that, include this powder to your regular shampoo, wait until the powder dissolves and then use it as usual. This great combo will successfully deal with dandruff, and prevent its occurrence.
5. Aspirin successfully eliminates perspiration stains
All you need is to crush a couple of aspirin pills and include them to half a cup of water. Then, soak the stained part in the solution and leave it to act for few hours. This amazing mixture will get rid of your perspiration stains from the clothes.
6. It can restore hair color
When you dye your hair in lighter colors it can get easily damaged by the chlorinated water. Do not despair, its natural shine and volume can be restored by dissolving 6 to 8 aspirins in a glass of warm water and applying it on the hair. Let it stay like that for about 10 to 15 minutes so that it acts.
7. It has the ability to rejuvenate the skin
The incredible compound contained in the aspirin, the salicylic acid can treat acne, pimples, redness, and swellings; likewise it removes dead skin cells and excessive oils. In order to achieve this you need to make a mask. Crush five aspirin pills and then mix them with ¼ cup of water and a teaspoon of honey. Then, apply the mask onto your face and let it to act for 10 minutes. After that, wash it off with lukewarm water. If you use it frequently, it will treat all skin concerns and significantly rejuvenate the skin.
8. Efficiently cleans the grease from the cookware appliances
Crush few aspirins and mix them with little bit of water so that you form a cleaning paste. After that, rub the cookware with it, and the results will be amazing.
9. At last, but not the least aspirin will keep your plants to last longer
In order for this to be achieved, you should put a crushed aspirin pill in the base water of the plants, and the withering will be postponed. In that way, they will for sure last longer.