10 Surprising Ways You Can Use Aspirin
Besides relieving pain and fever, aspirin has many other alternative uses. Check them out here!
1. Helps reduce acne.
Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, aspirin helps reduce acne. Crush 2-3 pills and mix them with lemon juice, apply it to the pimples and let it sit for a few minutes. Avoid sun exposure after you use this paste.
2. Reduces dandruff.
To get rid of dandruff, mix 2 crushed pills into your usual amount of shampoo and wash your hair.
3. Makes flowers last longer.
Add a crushed pill to the water, in order to keep your flowers fresh longer. This works great, especially for roses.
4. Cleans soap scum in the bathtub.
To remove the soap scum in the bathtub, grind 5 pills and add them to your bath cleaning liquid. Sprinkle the whole area and leave for 30 minutes, then remove all the dirt with a cloth.
5. Removes sweat stains.
Dissolve an aspirin pill in warm water, apply it on your stained clothes and leave overnight. Afterward, wash your clothes as you normally do.
6. Helps repair the damaged hair.
Mix a strip of aspirins in a cup of warm water and apply to the clean hair. Leave for 15 minutes, then rinse.
7. Removes calluses on the feet.
Aspirin can be used to soften the soles and remove the dead skin in your feet. Shred 7 aspirins and mix them with lemon juice. Apply the paste on the soles of your feet, cover with a warm cloth and leave for 10 minutes. Afterward, exfoliate the hard area with pumice.
8. It's a great exfoliant.
Aspirin can be used to exfoliate the dead cells on your face, to reduce the oiliness and the enlarged pores. Mix with water, apply on your face and leave for a few minutes.
9. Reduces skin spots.
This home-made face mask reduces scars and stains and prevents your pores from getting clogged. Mix 7 uncoated aspirin pills with 3 tablespoons of yogurt and 1 tablespoon of honey and apply it to your face. Leave the mask on for 15 minutes, then wash it off.
10. Helps relieve insect bites.
Mix it with water and apply it on the affected area to reduce swelling and itching caused by mosquito bites.