What you didn’t know: It can help zap pimples and plantar warts.
Salicylic acid, found in aspirin, is also the main ingredient in many acne preparations. As an emergency remedy for pimples, Dr Kotsirilos suggests crushing
soluble aspirin with manuka honey. Research has also shown applying salicylic acid direct to plantar warts on the soles of the feet can work well.
“Some people are sensitive to aspirin, so it’s best to do a patch test before applying it to your face,”
advises Dr Kotsirilos.