People, for hundreds of years, have used salt in their homes for cleaning purposes. Since it doesn’t provide any toxic effects, people started to rely on it for disinfection and cleaning of different things found in their households.
What’s more, salt is inexpensive and there is no reason why we should not use it, commercial products are packed with harmful chemicals.
Salt Prevents the Spread of Ants
If you are looking for a natural way to prevent ants from your doors, windows and storage cabinets, you can count on salt. You should just sprinkle some salt on the windows and other areas that ants use to enter your home/kitchen. If you use salt in this way, the level of humidity and moisture in your home will be reduce in no time.
Salt acts as a Natural Copper, Silver and Brass Polisher
Untreated silver, copper and/or brass decorations tend to lose color. Yet, you can use salt because this is an efficient and simple solution to avoid this problem. Mix apple cider vinegar and salt and wipe the surfaces, using this mixture until they become shiny. You’ll remove any dirt and stains with the help of this natural mixture.
Salt can also act as a Natural Cleaning Agent for Your House and Car Windows
Mix well a few tablespoons salt and one gallon of lukewarm water then use this mixture to clean the windows and eliminate persistent stains. You should polish and clean the house windows until they get their natural appearance. The good news is that the effects you achieve will last for a long period of time. Not to mention, this solution can be also used to clean the windows of your car.
Make Your Sink Drains Shiny Again
Make mixture consists of some salt and hot water and use it directly in your kitchen or bathroom sink. Thanks to the salt the grease accumulation which leads to clogging and heavy smell will be dissolved.
Make Your Skin Younger
Use salt to create rejuvenating bath scrub. Combine lavender essential oil or olive oil and salt to make the soluion and use it on your body. You should wait for a couple of minutes before using lukewarm water to remove the dirt. Your skin will appear younger and you’ll get fast and efficient exfoliation thanks to the salt.
Revive the Colors of Your Curtains and Rugs
You can use this salt-based solution if you want to revive the colors of the rugs and curtains in your home and make them look like they are new. Just take a cloth and put it in salt water (concentrated). Then, use this soaked cloth to rub the carpets, rugs and curtains with. The dirt and stains that are difficult to remove with commercial detergents can be a thing of the past after using this solution.
Put some salt in warm water, wait for a minute for the salt to get dissolved and rinse your mouth with this solution, if you are dealing with toothaches or mouth sores . This is an all-natural mouthwash that provides excellent results.
Teeth Whitening and Oral Health Care
Create a mixture for teeth whitening by taking equal parts of salt and baking soda. Use it at any period of the day. Your teeth will bring back their natural shine.
Enhance the Results of Washing Your Clothes
To protect your clothes from shrinking, pour some salt in the last wash. The best part is that this is useful in case you are drying pieces of clothes out on a sunny day. Your clothes will be perfectly clean and soft.