WEB DESK: One of the most easy cure of headache or pain in any part of the body are two pills of aspirin or pain killers. But are you aware of the benefits of aspirin that can be easily used as hacks?
According to the Bright Side, here are five aspirin hacks you should be aware of.
1. Helps reduce acne
Aspirin helps calm acne due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Crush 2-3 uncoated aspirin pills, and mix them with lemon juice. Apply the mixture to the pimple, and let it sit for a couple of minutes before washing it off. Avoid using this paste before sun exposure.
2. Relieves insect bites
Aspirin can also help reduce swelling and soothe the itching caused by mosquito bites. Dampen an uncoated aspirin in a tablespoon of water, and apply it to the affected area for a few minutes.
3. Keep dandruff at bay
Dandruff ’snowflakes’ not only make your scalp itch but are also quite unsightly. To get rid of dandruff, wash your hair with 2 crushed aspirin pills mixed into your normal amount of shampoo.
4. Eliminates calluses on the feet
These tablets also help soften the soles and remove dead skin easily. Shred 7 aspirins and add half a tablespoon of lemon juice to form a paste. Apply the mixture on the soles of the feet, and cover with a warm cloth. Leave for 10 minutes, and then exfoliate the hard areas with pumice.
5. Repairs damaged hair
Your hair will also benefit from the use of aspirin. For healthy and shiny hair, dissolve a strip of aspirins in a cup of warm water and apply to clean hair. Leave for about 15 minutes, and then rinse.