Acetylsalicylic acid is the main component of Aspirin which is widely used to treat various medical conditions. Willow’s tree leaves have been used for more than 2,400 years to relieve pain and soothe inflammation, which now is one of the main ingredients for aspirins we use today.
Today aspirin is used in many different ways, here are nine uses of aspirin that you probably never heard off.
The salicylic acid which is found in aspirin can treat many skincare issues, such as acne, swellings redness and even help you treat oily skin.
Crush five aspirin pills and mix them with ¼ cup of water and a teaspoon of honey. Apply this mixture on your skin and leave it be for at least 10 minutes. Afterwards just rinse it with warm water. With the regular use of this homemade paste you will treat various skin issues and make your skin look younger.
- Restores your hair color.
Restore your hair shine and volume with a simple use of a few aspirins. Dissolve 7-8 aspirins in warm water and rub the mixture on your hair and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash your hair afterwards, this is really helpful especially if your hair is colored in light colors.
- Treating dandruff
Make a powder of 2 aspirins by crushing them together and add it to your regular shampoo, shake it so it can mix and leave it for a couple of minutes and use it to wash your hair. This is a proven method to prevent and treat dandruff.
- Treats pimples and acne
You can dry your pimples and acnes with the help of a few aspirin pills. Crush the pill into powder and add a little water and just apply it in the affected area and leave it to dry for a few minutes. Afterwards just rinse it off and the redness will go down and the pimple will dry up.
- Helps against insect bites and stings
If you get bitten by an insect, you can just get an aspirin pill and rub it on the bite or a sting.
- Treating calluses
Crush 5 aspirin pills, add some lemon juice and spoon of honey and mix it together. Apply this paste on the hard calluses and wrap the foot in a warm towel. After 10 minutes remove the towel and you can see the amazing results.
- Removes perspiration stains
Everybody hates perspiration stains on their clothes, but did you know that a couple of aspirins can help you remove them? Just crush a few aspirins and add them to a half a cup of water and soak the stained part in this mixture and leave it for a few hours.
- Cleaning the grease of your cookware
Make a paste out of a few aspirins and some water and clean your cookware with it and you will be amazed by the results!
- It can be used for gardening
Add an aspirin in the water before you water your plants and it will postpone their withering and it will longer their life span.