Aspirin is one of the most commonly used painkiller pills worldwide. This drug is used medically to relieve mild or chronic pain, for reducing fever and inflammation and some patients take it on a daily basis as a treatment of cardiovascular and other health issues.
But, did you know that you can use the aspirin for many other things? Read on as below we are going to present you several interesting uses of aspirin.
Aspirin efficiently soothes the inflammation from the insect bites and in same time prevents infections. All you should do is to crush an aspirin and dissolve it in 1 tablespoon of water. After that, rub the past on the affected area and you will experience instant relief.
Lightens your armpit skin
Dark skin on the armpits looks really unattractive and can ruin the person’s self-esteem. Aspirin will help you to resolve this aesthetic problem. For this purpose dissolve 2 crushed aspirins in ½ a cup of warm water and apply the resulted mixture on your armpits. Leave the mixture to act for 1 hour and then rinse off with water. Repeat this simple procedure every day until you get the desired results.
Crush 2 aspirins and then add the powder to your shampoo and wash your hair as usual. This simple trick will help you to get rid of the dandruff quickly and efficiently.
Aspirin has high salicylic acid content and that is the reason why it is so efficient when is used as a treatment of various skin problems.
Crush an aspirin and mix it with a bit of water and then apply the paste on the pimple or the acne and leave it act overnight. After you wake up in the morning, wash your face with cold water. Repeat this simple procedure every night before bedtime until the pimples and acne dry.
Note: you should not use aspirin if your skin is irritated or you have a wound.
Removes sweat stains from your shirts
With the help of aspirin you can remove the sweat stains from your shirts. The procedure is very simple: in ½ cup of warm water add 2 crushed aspirins and then apply the mixture directly on the stains. Soak the clothes in this mixture overnight and wash them as usual the next day.
Softens and removes calluses from the feet
Calluses are a toughened area of skin which appear as a result of repeated friction and pressure. The calluses appear on the feet and are really painful and hart to treat.
However, with the help of aspirin you can soften and then remove the calluses.
First crush 7 aspirins and mix them with ½ teaspoon of lemon juice and if the paste is too thick, add few drops water. Apply the resulted paste on the calluses and the skin around them and after that wrap your feet in a warm cloth or towel and cover with a plastic bag. Leave the paste to act for 10 minutes and remove the wrapping. By using a pumice stone, carefully rub the calluses. Repeat this procedure every day until the callus falls off.
Aspirin facial mask
If you want to cleanse and soften the skin on your face and to keep it healthy, our advice is to try the aspirin facial mask.
How to prepare and use the mask: first crush 5 aspirins and then mix them with 2 teaspoons of natural yogurt. Apply the aspirin mask on your face and leave it to act for about 20 minutes. After that, rinse off the mask with plenty of water and don’t forget to apply a high-quality moisturizing cream.
In order to achieve best results it is advisable to repeat this process for 2 weeks and you will notice incredible improvements.
Removes soap scum
Over time, soap scum accumulates on the area around your bathtub and it looks really disgusting. Moreover, the soap scum is really difficult to remove, but aspirin will help you to get rid of it.
For this purpose you should crush 5 aspirin pills and then add them to a liquid cleaner. Spray the affected area and leave the mixture to act for 30 minutes. Then, by using a damp cloth, cleanse the bathroom.
Gives back shine to your hair
With the help of aspirin you can restore the shine and volume of your hair. In a cup of warm water add 8 crushed aspirins and then apply the mixture on your hair. Leave it act for 15 minutes and rinse it off with water. After this treatment your hair will be silkier and shinier than ever before. Another option is to add 5 crushed aspirins to your shampoo and wash your hair as usual.
Extends the longevity of your flowers
The flowers in the vases wither really fast and by adding 1 crushed aspirin pill to the vase you can keep the beautiful flowers much longer.