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August 17, 2010

Amazing Uses of Salt

Humans have been using salt from the centuries in their cooking and food. Natural salt is packed with thousands of benefits and we will share with you some of them. Lets see the amazing uses of salt in our lives:

  • Sprinkling salt on your shelves will keep the ants away.
  • Add salt in green salad to keep away from wilting.
  • When you boil eggs, add pinch of salt in water to keep the eggs safe from cracking.
  • Discolored coffee pots can be washed and cleaned with the help of salt.
  • Rub salt on iron’s ironing surface and have it clean and shiny.
  • Piano keys can be cleaned with mixture of salt and lemon juice.
  • If your eyes are sour, use water mixed with salt, it will better relief you.
  • Salt is also a good tooth polisher, use it when brushing your teeth.
  • Lawn weeds can be killed with salt.
  • Salt dash enhances the taste of tea.
  • Makeup sponges can be freshening dipping in salty water.
  • Fabric colors remain fast if washed in salty water.
  • Fruits will not discolor if dip in salty water.
  • Add pinch of salt in milk to keep it fresh longer.
  • Glass utensils can be better cleaned with mixture of vinegar and salt in the water.
  • Kerosene products of your home can be cleaned with salt; they will be shinier than before.
  • Salt can also be used to test rotten eggs.

Benefits and uses of salt are endless but here we describe some of them to make you aware from this natural blessing of God. Salt should be every time in our homes to use for variety of purposes.


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