Aspirin is a medication that is used for treatment of pain, fever and inflammation. Many patients take aspirin on a daily basis in the treatment of heart diseases and prevention of blood clots.

But, besides its conventional uses, aspirin has many other amazing uses. Below we are going to present you 9 uses of aspirin you probably never heard of:

  1. It helps in the case of insect bites and stings

With the help of aspirin you can reduce the inflammation and the itching caused by insect bite. All you should do is to rub the insect bite with an aspirin pill.

Note: if you are allergic to bee stings, you need to visit a medical expert.

  1. It dries up pimples

Many people occasionally have pimples and acne on their face and aspirin is the solution they need. The procedure is very simple: crush 1 aspirin pill and add a few drops of water. Apply the paste on the acne or pimple and leave it act overnight. Rinse off your face after you wake up in the morning. The salicylic acid contained in aspirin will reduce the redness and very soon the acne will disappear.

  1. It rejuvenates the skin

The salicylic acid contained in aspirin efficiently reduces the redness, swellings and acne, but in same time removes the dead skin cells and excessive oils from the skin.

In order to rejuvenate the skin, our advice is to try the aspirin mask.

First crush 5 aspirin pills and then mix them with ¼ cup of water and add 1 teaspoon of honey. Stir well and then apply the mask on your skin. Leave it act for 10 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.

With regular use this mask will make your skin gentle, soft and shiny.

  1. It treats hard calluses

Prepare a mixture of 5 aspirin pills (crushed), some lemon juice and ½ teaspoon honey. Apply the paste on the calluses on your feet and then wrap the area (or the foot) with a warm towel. Finally secure it with plastic wrap. Leave the mixture to act for 10 minutes and then remove the wrap. Rinse off with water and then scrub the skin with pumice stone.

  1. It treats dandruff

Crush 2 aspirin pills until you get a fine powder. Add the powder to the shampoo bottle. Wash your hair as usual. With a regular use the dandruff will disappear and the aspirin will prevent its recurrence.

  1. It eliminates perspiration stains

With this simple and cheap trick you can remove the perspiration stains on your clothes. In a ½ cup of water add 4-5 crushed aspirin pills. Soak the stained part of the fabric and leave the mixture to act for several hours. After that, put the shirt in the washing machine, as usual.

  1. It restores hair color

The chlorinated water damages the hair and with the help of aspirin you can restore its shine and volume. In a glass of warm water dissolve 6-8 aspirin pills and then rub the mixture on your hair. Leave it act for 10-15 minutes and rinse off your hair as usual.

  1. It cleans the grease from the cookware

Mix a few crushed aspirin and a bit of water and you will get incredibly efficient cleaning paste. Rub the cookware with the paste and that’s it! The results will amaze you.

  1. Aspirin will help the plants last longer

In the base water of your plants add 1 crushed aspirin pill. On this way you will postpone their withering and they flowers will last much longer.