Acetylsalicylic acid, or commonly known as aspirin, is a quite popular drug that can treat fever, inflammation, and pain. But, this pill also has some other incredible uses that most people don’t know about.
In this article we are going to talk about 9 of them:
- It will rejuvenate your skin
Aspirin contains salicylic acid, which can lower the redness, swelling and can also treat acne. This acid will clean your skin from the excess oil and dead cells from the pores, which is one of the main causes of various skin problems.
You need to crush 5 aspirin pills and mix them with a quarter cup of water. Then add one teaspoon of honey, in order to sweeten the drink and then mix again. You will end up with a pasty mixture, which you need to apply on your skin and leave it for approximately 10 minutes. After that, wash the paste off with warm water. You need to repeat the treatment until you get the results that you want.
- It extends the life of cut flowers
Freshly cut flowers will wither quickly, but if you add one crushed aspirin into the water in the vase, they will last for much longer.
- Removes perspiration stains
No one likes underarm stains that are caused by the antiperspirants. But, these stains can be removed with the help of aspirin. All that you have to do is crush a couple of aspirin pills and then mix them with ½ cup of warm water. Soak your clothes in this mixture for two to three hours and the stains from the clothes will be gone.
- It restores the color of the hair
When you are swimming in a chlorinated swimming pool, the hair will lose its bright color. In order to solve that problem, you need to crush 6-8 aspirin pills and then put the powder in a glass of warm water. Take the mixture and wash your hair with it. Leave it on for up to 15 minutes and then rinse it off with warm water.
- It can dry pimples
Like acne, aspirin will dry pimples. To prepare the remedy you need to crush a couple of aspirin pills and then mix them with a little bit of water. Apply the mixture on the affected areas and then leave it for a few minutes. After that rinse it off with lukewarm water. You need to repeat this process until the pimples are gone.
- It will treat hard calluses on the feet
In order to treat this problem that you are having, you need to crush five or six pills and then add half a teaspoon of lemon juice and water. Mix the ingredients well and then apply the mixture on the calluses. Wrap your feet in a warm towel and then take a plastic wrap and place it in order to hold the towel well. Leave the mixture on for ten minutes and then remove it. For the final step, take a pumice stone and file the softened callus.
- Removes dandruff
You don’t need to buy expensive products if you are having dandruff problems. Just crush two aspirin pills in the shampoo that you are regularly using and then wash your hair with it. After two minutes rinse it off. You will notice that dandruff will slowly disappear.
- Relieves insect bites and stings
Take an aspirin pill and then rub it on the area where you have been bitten, in order to relieve the itching and the swelling. You need to be careful, however, because if you are allergic to bee stings, you should immediately seek medical help.
- It cleans the grease off pans and pots
In order to clean the greasy pots and pans, you need to crush some aspirin pills and then add some lemon juice to the mixture.