People use salicylic acid for relieving inflammation and pain since the 5th century. Additionally, it is efficient and it can prevent heart diseases and blood clots. Salicylic acid is actually the main ingredient in aspirin and that is why it is recommended that you should always have aspirin with you.
We present you some amazing benefits of aspirin that will surprise you.
1. Rejuvenates your skin
The salicylic acid in the aspirin can make your skin unbelievably clear. It will reduce redness, swelling, and acne because it can get rid of dead skin cells and excessive oil. You only have to crush 5 aspirin tablets and combine them with 1 tsp. of honey and ¼ cup of water.
Stir well and apply the mixture to your skin. Leave it for 10 minutes and in the end just wash your face with warm water. If you want you can use this mask every day, once in a month or until you reach the desired results.
2. All flowers will last longer with aspirin
Add one crushed aspirin in the water where the flowers are and they will last longer.
3. Remove perspiration stains
In ½ cup of warm water add two crushed aspirin tablets. In this mixture soak the stain and leave it for 2-3 hours. The stain will disappear.
4. Restore hair color
Your hair can be damaged by the chlorinated water, especially if your hair is light-colored. However, your hair can be shiny and perfect again. You just have to take one glass of warm water and dissolve 6 to 8 aspirins in it. Take the mixture and rub it on your hair and leave it 10 to 15 minutes.
5. Dry up the pimples
You know that pimples can appear at any age, even though it is very common situation among teenagers. You can easily dry up these small and annoying blemishes with a mixture made of water and 1 crushed aspirin. Just apply the mixture on the pimple and leave it to act for a couple of minutes. Afterwards, wash your face with warm water.
If you want you can use the mixture to soothe a sting or reduce redness. You should repeat the treatment until a pimple disappears.
6. Treat hard calluses
This amazing ingredient can help in the treatment of hard calluses. Start by crushing 5 to 6 aspirins and combine them with ½ teaspoon of water and lemon juice. You should apply the solution to your feet and afterward wrap them using a warm towel.
Eventually, cover them using a plastic bag and leave them for 10-15 minutes. Afterwards, you can rub the callus using a pumice stone.
7. Controls dandruff
You can use aspirin to treat dandruff. Take 2 aspirins and crush them until you get a fine powder. Add the aspirins in your shampoo. Leave the mixture for 1 or 2 minutes and wash your hair with normal shampoo.
8. Apply aspirin to stings and insect bites
For soothing bee stings and mosquito bites apply aspirin on wet skin. However, if you are allergic to bee stings and you have symptoms such as abdominal pain, difficulty breathing or nausea, you should seek medical help.
9. Clean grease from your cookware
Take few aspirin tablets and crush them with a little bit of water to make a paste. Use the paste to rub all the pans and pots. The results are amazing.