Five surprising uses of aspirin you did not know
The magic pill, aspirin, one of the most widely used medications in the world, is mostly used to reduce fever and relieve pain of muscle aches, headaches, toothaches and common cold.
However, there are some surprising applications of this medicine other than the above mentioned that most people do not know about. We will reveal five amazing things that uncoated aspirin can do for you.
- Helps Reduce Acne
Anti-inflammatory properties of aspirin help calm acne. Mix a couple of crushed aspirin pills with lemon juice and apply the mixture to the pimple then leave it for a few minutes before washing it off.
- Relieves Insect Bites
Dampen an aspirin well with water and apply it to the affected area for a few minutes. It will help reduce swelling and soothe the itching caused by mosquito bites and other small insects.
- Reduces Skin Spots
Apply a mixture of seven pills with three tablespoons of yogurt and one tablespoon of honey on your face and let this mask sit for 15 minutes. This facial treatment will leave your skin radiant and smooth. The fat-soluble ingredient used in manufacturing of lightening creams and skin cleansers is found in aspirin as well. This practice will reduce scars and stains and prevent your pores from getting clogged.
- Keeps Dandruff at Bay
The next time when you wash your hair with shampoo add two shredded aspirin tablets to it to get rid of dandruff. This will also leave your hair shiny and strong.
- Eliminates Calluses on the Feet
Apply a paste of seven crushed tablets and a tablespoon of lemon juice on feet and cover with a warm cloth for 10 minutes it will soften soles and remove dead skin easily. Then, exfoliate the hard areas with pumice.