Keeping your kitchen sponges looking clean is not that easy, but at least there is a way you can sanitize them.
Simply let them soak in a cup of hot water with a generous helping of two tablespoons of sea salt. You’ll find it loses that grime that you haven’t been able to get rid of before.
Save Your Morning Coffee
Serious coffee boffins are meticulous with their cup of joe. They know that nothing's worse than getting distracted and forgetting your pot while it's brewing until it burns. The taste becomes awful, leaving you with that horrible bitter sensation.
But now you don't have to throw it all out — just a pinch of salt can help! Just add some salt into your percolator to keep your coffee from turning bitter, and enjoy!
Relief from Stings and Bites
Is there anything as bad as being stung by a bee? If you do find yourself in the awful predicament of an insect bite then it's best to cover the area in extra salty water and then rub with olive oil for relief.
The same solution can help if you've brushed up against an unfriendly plant, like oak tree pollen or poison ivy that's left your skin vulnerable to a rash. Warm salt water will help with the inflammation,
Remove Lipstick Smudges
Keeping your lipstick off your glass is easier said than done, but once you need to clean your cup, you'll find that same lipstick won't budge.
Your best bet is to add salt to the edges and there you are! Your lipstick stain is gone and you have one less thing to worry about.
Keep Ants Away
Finding yourself in the depths of an ant trail can be as unsettling as it is annoying. But no need to fear, just grab some salt and sprinkle a liberal amount to divert them and cause them to rethink their path.
Dusting your skirting boards and door frames will also help keep them at bay, just don't overdo it, or you'll end up with too much salt on the floor.