Check out these 9 hacks and uses for Aspirin that’ll blow your mind!
Aspirin is a medication, also known as acetylsalicylic acid and is used to treat fever, pain or inflammation. Aspirin cures many other diseases other than these, most importantly if you give aspirin shortly after a heart attack then it decreases the risk of death. Since the 5th century, salicylic acid is been used as a relief from pains and inflammation. This acid is the main ingredient in aspirin and that’s why you should always have a pill of it with you!
Apart from these benefits of aspirin people do use it for many other uses, which is unknown to a mass of people. Many of these uses may surprise you but they are sure to win your heart. Check out our list of aspirin uses to explore more about this amazing medicine!
1. Cookware Grease
Take a few pills of aspirin in a small bowl and add a little bit of water to it. Use the convex side of a spoon to crush the tablets in order to make a thick paste out of it. Use the paste to rub off grease from your pans and pots.
2. Fresh Flowers
Prevent your fresh cut flowers from withering by adding an aspirin pill to the base water of the flower pot.
3. Hair Treatment
Hairs are prone to damage due to the presence of chlorine in water of swimming pools or even in your household water supply. This damage becomes severe if you use other harmful products on your hairs. To restore the shine of your hair you just need aspirin by your side. Dissolve 6 aspirin tablets in warm water and massage the solution onto your hair scalps. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash your hairs as usual.
4. Pimple Cure
No more worries about the struggle of pimples and party nights. Just make a paste of aspirin and water and apply it on the pimple directly. This will make a pimple to dry up fast and you’ll be left with a spotless face!
5. Perspiration Stains
Perspiration stains can be really embarrassing especially if you always have to attend formal meetings and gatherings. To get rid of these stubborn stains, crush 2 aspirins in half cup water. Now soak the stained garment into this solution for two hours. After two hours, run a normal wash cycle for the garment.
6. Rejoice Your Skin
Aspirin can help you eliminate dead skin cells and excess oil from your skin. Combine 1/4 tbsp of honey and 1 cup of water with 4 crushed aspirins. Mix the ingredients well and apply it on the face. Let the mixture sit for 10 minutes and then wash it with lukewarm water.
7. Dandruff Control
Treat your dandruff with the help of aspirin. Add two-three crushed aspirins in your shampoo and follow the same routine of your shampoo schedule.
8. Insect Bites
Inflammation from insect bites can be avoided if you rub aspirin immediately onto the affected area. *If you are allergic to Bee stings, don’t try this and seek medical attention.
9. Feet Calluses
Add 5 crushed aspirins into a solution of water and lemon juice in equal parts. Mix them well and apply it on the calluses. To prevent the mixture from getting away, cover your feet with plastic wrap. Leave it for 10 minutes and then remove the wrap as well as the paste.