10 Fantastic Healthy And Handy Uses For Salt
Salt really is a remarkably versatile substance and you will be surprised at how many uses a bottle of regular old table salt can have Salt, simply is a much safer, natural and extremely cost effective product that no healthy home should be without!
See my article – The Reasons Why We Need Salt In Our Diets.
Below this article I have listed 10 great uses for salt including using it as a hair styling spray for beach hair!
10 Handy Uses For Salt
Firstly we recommend that you use good salt, not cheap table-salt if you are using salt remedies on yourself. Try using pure Sea Salt or Himalayan Pink Crystal Salt for these Salt Remedies. For cleaning simple table-salt is fine!
1. Healing Salt Mouth Wash
Salt is a lot safer than chemical mouthwashes and many dentists actually recommend salt rinses after dental procedures to reduce the chances of infection. Also very effective as a sore throat gargle.
2. Simple Salt Body Scrub
You can use either coarser sea salt, or finer table salt. Mix salt with some olive oil and a drop or two of your favourite essential oil (if pregnant or breastfeeding always check if oils are safe to use), for an invigorating and skin polishing scrub.
3. Use Salt an Eye Wash
For mild viral conjunctivitis and minor eye irritations, a lukewarm salt bath for the eye can do wonders. Important: be sure to only add a small amount, just a pinch, to a bowl or glass of lukewarm boiled water, so as not to sting.
4. Salt The Multi-Purpose Cleaner
To get rid of grease, soap and food residues that clog up kitchen, bathroom & shower drains, pour a concentrated salt and boiling water solution down the drain.
5. Use Salt To Clean Burnt Bake-ware
Pour salt onto baked on food residues in baking dishes, dampen slightly and let sit until food residue starts to lift, then wash as usual.
6.Defrost Car Windows With Salt
Stop car windows becoming frosty on a cold winter morning, keep a small cloth bag filled with salt in your car and when car windows are wet, wipe over them with your salt cloth bag, voila frost free windows.
7. Salt To Clean Your Clothes
Salt is great for absorbing grease stains on clothes if you are unable to wash wash them straight away. It also works well on those unsightly perspiration stains on t-shirts and shirts. Sponge stained areas with a strong salt and hot water solution.
8. Create Beach Hair Using Salt As A Hair Styling Product
Instead of using expensive and chemical based styling sprays to get that beach hair look. Simply make a heavy salt and water solution in a spray bottle and spray hair, best to wash out before bedtime.
9. For Red Wine Spills Salt Works
For red wine spills on carpet and furniture, immediately cover with a heavy coat of salt to soak up the stain, then simply vacuum up.
10. Salt Gets Rid Of ‘Cooking Hand’ Odour
To get rid of garlic and onion odour on your hands when cooking, use salt mixed with vinegar and rub over hands, then rinse clean.
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