We all use aspirin and we use it all the time! Well yes, and, to be honest with you, I really think that every home in the world should have aspirin in their medicine cabinets. The real and ugly truth is that we usually drink this miraculous pill when we have a terrible headache, fever or when we notice the first symptoms of cold. Yes, this miraculous pill is very effective as a general pain reliever. But, did you know that it has other (effective) uses as well? Many people around the world also use it to treat their heart problems and to prevent blood clots from forming. Aspirin is extremely effective and useful due to its powerful ingredient – salicylic acid.
Ladies and gentlemen, in this article we’re going to talk about 9 non-medical uses of aspiring – you’ve probably never heard of. Just take a look at the article below and find out more about this.
1.Aspirin dries up pimples
Pimples are the worst problem for every young person. However, pimples can appear even in people who are past adolescence. There is no room for panic because we have the perfect solution for this problem. You can easily dry up these annoying pimples using aspirin.
For applying this treatment, the only thing you need to do is crush one aspirin and add a little bit of water to it, just to moisturize it. Next thing you need to do is apply the obtained paste to a pimple. Now let it sit like that for a couple of minutes in order for the paste to act. Then you need to wash of this paste with soap and water.
This natural remedy will also help you reduce all the skin redness and will soothe the skin. You can repeat the procedure until a pimple is gone.
2. Aspirin restores hair color
Maybe you did not know this, but swimming in a chlorinated pool can have a noticeable, and often unpleasing, effect on your hair coloring, especially if you have light-colored hair. However, this fact should not worry you, because we have the perfect solution to this problem.
Namely, you can easily return your hair to its former shade by dissolving six to eight aspirins in a glass of warm water. Then take this aspirin water and nicely rub it into your hair. Next thing you need to do is leave it to stay like that for about 10-15 minutes. After that, you need to wash this hair mask off.
3. Aspirin rejuvenates your skin
As we mentioned earlier the aspirin is rich in salicylic acid, which works well like a clear-all for skin. What we are trying to say is that the aspirin will help you reduce swelling, redness, and acne by removing oil and dead skin cells that are clogging them.
In order to apply this aspirin treatment the only thing you need to do is make this aspirin mask. The preparation of this mask is very simple and easy. All you need to do is crush 5 aspirin tablets and then mix them with a ¼ cup of water, and one teaspoon of honey. Next thing you need to do is apply this mask onto your skin and leave it on for about 10 minutes in order for it to act.
Then after 10 minutes, you need to wash off this mask using lukewarm water. Depending on your skin, you can repeat this procedure daily, weekly, or monthly.
4. Aspirin controls dandruff
Can I ask you a simple question – do you have problems with dandruff? Well, if your answer is yes, then you’re in the right place because we’re going to show you how to make the most effective remedy against dandruff! Here’s what you need to do – just crust two aspirins to a fine powder and add it to the normal amount of shampoo you use each time you wash your hair. Leave the mixture on your hair for 1-2 minutes, then rinse well and wash again with plain shampoo.
5. Aspirin makes your flowers last longer
Every plant or fresh cut flowers tend to wilt away and they start to look sad very quickly. This is mainly because they are producing ethylene gas as they slowly decay. However, if you want your flowers to last longer, the only thing you need to do is to crush an aspirin and add it to the water in which the flowers are staying.
6. Aspirin removes perspiration stains
This is a very easy and simple, and yet very effective trick. For applying this life hack the only thing you need to do is crush 2 aspirins and mix the aspirin powder with 1/2 cup of warm water. Now next thing you need to do is soak the stained part of the garment in the solution and leave it there for about two to three hours.
7. Aspirin treats hard calluses
Yes, you can also use this powerful pill to soften hard calluses on your feet! Here’s what you need to do – you just have to crush five or six aspirins into a powder. Make a paste by adding 1/2 teaspoon each of lemon juice and water. Apply the mixture to the affected areas, then wrap your foot in a warm towel and cover it with a plastic bag. After staying off your feet for at least ten minutes, remove the bag and towel, and file down the softened callus with a pumice stone.
8. Aspirin applies to insect bites and stings
Aspirin can also help you control inflammations caused by mosquito bites or bee stings. All you have to do is wet your skin and rub an aspirin over the affected area. However, one thing you must know if you are allergic to bee stings and thereby have difficulty breathing, develop abdominal pains, or feel nauseated following a bee sting, in that case, you need to get medical attention at once.
9. Aspirin cleans grease from pots and pans
It may sound strange, but you can use aspirin to clean grease from your pots and pans. All you have to do is crush a few aspirins, mix them with lemon juice and use this mixture to clean the burnt or the grease from your pots and pans!
Those were the 9 breathtaking uses of aspirin and all of them are very effective and most importantly very useful. Therefore we highly recommend that you share this article with your family and friends and show them how amazing the aspirin really is. Thank You!