The Salicylic acid has been used since the 5th century, in order to relieve pain and soothe inflammation, as well as to treat heart diseases and prevent blood clots. Nowadays, it is the main ingredient of aspirin. However, there are a lot of amazing uses of these ills which we surely do not know.
Here are the 9 uses of aspirin:
1. It helps in cases of insect bites and stings
When there is a need of relieving inflammation and itching, in some cases of stings and insect bites, you just need to rub the aspirin pill over them. But, in case that you are allergic to bee stings, you should visit your doctor as soon as possible.
2. It dries up pimples
Even after the adolescence phase of life passes, people can still get pimples sometimes, but they can be effectively dried out by using aspirin pills. First crush the pill and moisten it with a little of water. The next thing you should do is to apply the paste on the affected area and leave it to act for a couple of minutes. At the end, rinse the paste with soap and water. In this way, you will relieve the redness, and the pimple will gradually disappear as well.
3. It can rejuvenate the skin
Except that the salicylic acid helps in treating redness, swelling and acne, it can also help in removing the dead skin cells and excessive oils. First, crush five aspirin pills and mix them with ¼ cup of water and a teaspoon of honey. When the mixture is ready, apply it on the skin and leave it for 10 minutes. Finally, rinse it with lukewarm water. If you use this mask more often it will treat all skin issues and significantly rejuvenate the skin.
4. It treats hard calluses
First you need to crush five aspirin pills and mix them with lemon juice and half a teaspoon of honey. When the mixture is ready, apply it on the hard calluses on your feet and wrap the foot in a warm towel. Then secure it with plastic wrap. After 10 minutes, remove the wrap. The effects will surprise you.
5. It treats dandruff
In order to make a fine powder, crush two aspirins. Add the powder to your shampoo and a couple of minutes later, wash it as you do it usually. This is a combination which will effectively treat, as well as prevent dandruff.
6. It eliminates perspiration stains
It is very strange how this simple trick can help you get rid of the perspiration stains on your clothes. You just need to crush some aspirin pills and add them into a cup of water. After that, soak the stained part in the mixture and leave it thus for a few hours.
7. It restores hair color
When you have your hair colored in light colors, then unfortunately, the chlorinated water can damage it. But, there is a way of returning its shine and volume and it is made by dissolving 6-8 aspirin pills in a glass of warm water. Then tub the solution on your hair, and leave it to act for 15 to 20 minutes.
8. It cleans the grease from the cookware
In order to prepare a cleaning paste, mix a few crushed aspirins and a bit of water. After that, rub the cookware with it, and the results are amazing.
9. Aspirin helps the plants to last longer
In the base water of your plants, add a crushed aspirin pill, so it will postpone their withering. After this, be sure that it will last longer.