Salt is a good and well-known friend in the kitchen, but are there any other ways to use it? We’ve found at least 16.
#1. No mold on shower curtains
Just wash them with salt for the first time after you’ve bought it.
#2. Mosquito bite pain
Just put a moist finger in the salt and then on the bite and the pain is over.
#3. Shine bright like a copper
All you need is blend some salt, apple cider vinegar and flour. Apply this mixture to your copper and wash it.
#4. Don’t splatter oil!
Sprinkle a little salt on a pan before frying and the oil will not splatter out of the pan.
#5. Candles modernization
Soak a candle in a water and salt mixture for a couple of hours and make it drip free.
#6. Shoe smell
A cloth bag with salt will absorb the sweat smell in your shoes.
#7. Ants away!
Make a spray (salt and water in a 1:4 ratio) and sprinkle it where the ants are.
#8. Safe paints for children
The recipe is: 1 cup of flour, 1 cup of salt, 1 cup of water, a couple drops of food coloring. Voila!
#9. No brown sliced fruit
Sprinkle salt water on the sliced fruit and it’ll never turn brown.
#10. No onion smell
Wash your hands, rub them with salt, rinse and enjoy the absence of smell.
Just a 1/2-1 cup of salt and approximately 20-30 drops of an essential oil will give a great smell in your house.
When a fire in the kitchen is out of control use salt to cut the air flow.
#13. Iron cleaned
Iron salt on a piece of paper and enjoy your clean iron.
#14. Frost is lost
Salt on your windowsill will prevent frost from collecting on windows.
#15. Sink cleaned
Lemon juice plus salt equals clear sink.