Web Desk: Potatoes can be cooked in many delicious ways but there are many surprising ways to use potatoes rather than just cooking. This delicious vegetable can also benefit us for cleaning silverware, lightening underarms and creating some art work.
Here are 8 outstanding and surprising ways of using potatoes in our daily life.
Get rid of rusts
Potatoes can remove rusts from metal. Cut it in a half then dip in some baking soda, table salt or dish detergent and rub it over the rusty item until it’s clean.
Treat your burn
Take two potatoes and cut them into thin slices or blend them. Use cotton pads to secure the compresses to your skin. Apply it on your affected area ad leave for 10 to 15 minutes and then wash it with cool water.
Take two raw potatoes and grate them in a bowl filled with 0.5 L of water. Then remove the grated water and add the same amount of water. Use sponge to treat the stain with potato water, rub and wash it with clean cold water.
Take a potato and slice it, then massage your armpits for about 3 minutes. Leave it for half an hour and then wash it with cool water and dry it with a towel.
Repeat the process twice a day at least 4 weeks.
Say goodbye to headache
Potato is a remedy to get rid of headache. Slice a potato and put it on your temples and forehead then lie down and close your eyes and wait until pain disappears.
Glow your skin
Here are many benefits of potatoes to your skin.
Dark circles: Take 2 slices of potatoes and put them over your eyes for 10 to 15 minutes, then wash.
Remove acne: Rub the raw potato over acne and leave it overnight. Repeat the process until you get results.
Fight dark spots: Blend a potato and apply it on your face and leave it for 5 minutes and rinse it with cool water.
Moisturize your skin and fights wrinkles: Grate a potato and add 1 tbsp of honey and 2 tbsp of olive oil. Apply the mixture to the skin for 10 minutes and rinse with cool water.
Rub a potato half all over your window and wipe with a dry cloth until it shines.