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10 Surprisingly Different Uses of Salt Other Than Food Seasoning

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Salt is a universal condiment which we cannot do without. It is the oldest and most common food seasoning that gives taste to any food. Surprisingly though, there are many other uses of salt that you may not even know about. Take a look at how salt can be used in several ways other than being just a seasoning.


1 Salt can prevent mold on shower curtains

When you first purchase a new shower curtain, wash it with salt and water solution, This will prevent mold appearing on the curtain which is common in a bathroom. Moreover you can also wash moldy curtains with salt to remove it.

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Salt can prevent mold on shower curtains

2 Relieve Bug Bites

Mosquito bites and bug bites can be really itchy but make a solution of water and salt, dip your finger in it and rub it over the affected area. It will relieve the pain of the nasty stingers.

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3 Restore Shine to Copper

Copper items usually tend to get black or dull. Salt works great on copper. All you need is to make a solution with vinegar and flour. Add a dash of lemon juice and then rub the copper surface with a light scrub.

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4 Prevent oil from splattering

Sometimes you may not be aware of a little water in the pan which makes oil splatter. Moreover when you’re deep frying something it may splatter on you. The best way to prevent this is to sprinkle a little salt into the frying pan before you add the meat or fish.

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5 Make your candles drip free

The best way to prevent a candle dripping is to soak it in a concentrated salt solution for at two or three hours after which the dripping reduces. But before you light the candle you will need to dry it first.

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