Not just for cooking
Check out these other amazing uses of salt:
1. Cleaning your iron
Plug in your iron and put it at the highest heat level then run it on a dry paper. The stuck residue will fade away. You can read more on how to remove stains from your iron.
2. Preventing fading
Some colored fabrics shed a lot of color during the first wash. Adding salt to your cleaning water will prevent them fabric from fading.
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3. Rinsing bananas
Green bananas can be a mess when peeled. To remove the sticky stuff from them, rinse them with salty water.
Salt has antibacterial features and using it to clean your mouth kills any bacteria leaving your mouth fresh.
5. Cleaning your drain
Sometimes the drainage system gets blocked if neglected for long. To ensure that your drain is function smoothly, clean it with salt and hot water weekly.
6. Sore throat
Troubled by sore throat or tonsillitis? Gargling warm salty water will do wonders.
7. Deodorizing shoes
When worn without socks, some shoes can be smelly. But sprinkling some salt inside every day will give them a fresher scent.
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8. Get rid of ants
Sprinkle some salt around the door, the window or anywhere that the ants can access your kitchen.
9. Lipstick on glass
Lipstick stains on your wine glasses can be hectic to clean even with soap. But salt makes it super easy.
10. Keeping flowers fresh
To make your cut flowers last longer, dip them in cold salty water.