Salt has been used in the homes of most people for centuries, and despite being a mighty cleaning agent, it is a potent disinfectant as well. Salt is inexpensive and does not cause any toxic effects.
Here are some uses of salt you probably didn’t know:
Clean the House and Car Windows
Add two tablespoons of salt in a gallon on lukewarm water and use the mixture to get rid of stubborn stains and clean the windows of your car and in the house.
Clean the Sink Drains
Add some salt to hot water and clean the bathroom and kitchen sink. This will eliminate the heavy smell, and remove the grease that clogs the sink.
Improve the Results of Washing Your Clothes
To prevent the shrinking of your clothes, and make them perfectly clean and soft, just add some salt to the last wash.
Add salt to some water, and rinse the mouth with this remedy to relieve your toothache and cure mouth sores.
Rejuvenate your Skin
Mix some olive or lavender oil and salt to create a rejuvenating bath scrub. Exfoliate the skin, leave the scrub to act for a few minutes, and rinse with lukewarm water.
Revive the Colors of the rugs and curtains
Soak a cloth in concentrated salt water, and clean the dirt and strain from the rugs and curtains, and they will look like new.
Keep Ants at bay
To naturally keep ants at bay, just sprinkle some salt below doors, on windows, and storage cabinets, and all areas where you notice ants in the house, and you will get rid of these common visitors.
Teeth Whitening and Oral Health Care
Mix salt and baking soda in equal amounts and use the mixture to brush the teeth. This will whiten the teeth and restore their natural shine.
Natural Copper, Silver and Brass Polisher
Mix some apple cider vinegar and salt and wipe the surfaces of the silver, copper or brass decorations to make them shiny again, and remove stains and dirt.