Aspirin is definitely the most popular painkiller pill in the world. Most of us take it on a daily basis against a variety of cardiovascular and other health problems, but not many people know that the pill is great for many other things as well. Continue reading below to learn more about aspirin’s amazing other uses.
Used topically, aspirin can easily deal with the irritation from insect bites and prevent infections. Crush an aspirin and dissolve it in a tablespoon of water, then rub the mixture on the affected area for instant relief.
Lightens your armpit skin
Many people have dark skin on their armpits which can really ruin their self-esteem. To resolve this aesthetic problem, you need to dissolve 2 crushed aspirins in ½ a cup of warm water, then apply the mixture on your armpits and leave it to work for 60 minutes. Rinse with water afterwards, and repeat the process every day until you see positive results.
Crush 2 aspirins and add the powder to your favorite shampoo, then wash your hair as usual to eliminate dandruff quickly and effectively.
Aspirin is great against a variety of skin problems thanks to the high salicylic acid content. Crush an aspirin and mix it with a few drops of water, then apply the paste on your pimples or acne, leaving it to work overnight. Rinse your face with cold water in the morning, and repeat the process every night before going to bed to dry the pimples. However, this method isn’t suitable for irritated or cut skin.
Removes sweat stains from your shirts
If your shirts have sweat stains that you can’t get off, aspirin can help. Mix 2 crushed aspirins in ½ a cup of warm water, then apply the mixture directly on the stains. Leave the clothes to soak overnight, then wash them as usual and the stains should be gone.
Softens and removes calluses from the feet
Calluses on the feet are a toughened area of the skin which occurs due to repeated friction and pressure. The problem is pretty hard to treat, but aspirin can soften the calluses easily and remove them better than anything else. Crush 7 aspirins and mix them with ½ a teaspoon of lemon juice, and add some water if you need to. Apply the paste on the calluses and around them, then wrap your feet in a warm cloth or towel and cover with a plastic bag. Remove the wrapping after 10 minutes, then rub the calluses with a pumice stone. Repeat the process every day until the callus falls off.
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