To relieve pain and to soothe an inflammation people used Salicylic acid and they used it in the treatment of heart diseases and prevention of blood clots since the 5th century. This acid today is the main ingredient of aspirin, and there are many amazing uses of it.
Here are nine uses of aspirin: against insect bites and stings, dries up pimples, rejuvenates the skin, it treats hard calluses, against dandruff, perspiration stains, hair color, cleans grease from cookware and it helps plants last longer.
- Insect bites and stings;
If you want to relieve the inflammation and itching in case you have stings or insect bites, all you have to do is rub this pill over them, but if you are allergic to bee stings, then it is best if you visit your doctor.
- Dries up pimples;
Many people even after the adolescence phase in life can get pimples, but if you start using aspirin, they can be efficiently dried. The first thing you need to do is to crush the pill and then moisten it with a little of water. After this, you need to apply this paste on the area. Just leave it there for a few minutes and later rinse it off with soap and water. Your redness will be relieved and your pimple will disappear gradually.
- Rejuvenates the skin;
The redness, swellings, and acne can be treated by the salicylic acid in aspirin, and it can remove dead skin cells and excessive oils. All you need to do is crush 5 aspirin pills, mix them with ¼ cup of water and a teaspoon of honey and then when this is ready you need to apply the mixture to your skin and leave it for 10 minutes. Afterwards, rinse it with lukewarm water. All skin issues will be treated if you use this mask more often and it will rejuvenate the skin significantly.
- It treats hard calluses;
If you want to treat the hard calluses on your feet you need to crush five aspirin pills, then mix them with lemon juice and half a teaspoon of honey, and then apply the paste on the calluses and wrap your feet in a warm towel. Afterwards, secure them with plastic wrap and after ten minutes, remove the wrap and you will be surprised by the effects.
An easy way to effectively treat and prevent dandruff is to crush two aspirin pills and make a fine powder. After that, you need to add the powder to your shampoo, and after a couple of minutes, you can wash with it as usual.
- Perspiration stains;
To get rid of the perspiration stains on your clothes all you need to do is crush a couple of aspirin pills and add them to half a cup of water and then you need to soak the stained part in the mixture and leave it for a few hours.
- Hair color;
The chlorinated water can greatly damage your hair if it is colored in light colors, but if you want to return back its shine and volume, you need to dissolve 6 to 8 aspirin pills in a glass of warm water and rub the solution on your hair and leave it to act for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Cleans grease from cookware;
If you crush a few aspirin pills in a bit of water, that could be an excellent cleaning paste for the cookware. All you need to do is rub the cookware with the paste. You’ll see stunning results!
- Aspirin helps plants last longer;
If you want to postpone the withering of your plants all you need to do is add a crushed aspirin pill in the base water of the plants and they will last longer.