We use potato in cooking. But potato has many other uses too. Here are some amazing uses of potatoes.
As an anti aging agent
Wash your face daily with potato juice (raw potato can be ground with water) which prevents wrinkles on face and make your face glow.
Medicine for skin burn
Take a raw sliced potato and make it as a paste by mixing water. Apply the paste on minor skin burns to relieve pain.
Medicine for headache
Take a half sliced raw potato, and rub it on your temples to get relief from headache.
For tired eyes
Place two round slices on your eyes to reduce the tiredness of your eyes.
Remove glue on hands
Potato can remove glue from hands. Use Potato to wash hands when you find it hard to remove the stickiness on hands after handling some sticky vegetables like pumpkin.
As a shoe polish
Rub a raw potato on your old, dirty shoes before polishing them. They should come out nice and shiny.
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Potato prevents the action of acids in our stomach that disturb our sleep. Take a boiled and mashed potato with milk before sleeping to have a peaceful sleep.
As a polish on silverware
Boil potatoes in some water and remove the potato from water. Place your silver ware in the water for an hour. Silver ware will glaze.
Extract salt for curry, soup
If you found excess salt in curry or soup, toss some large sliced potatoes into the curry pot or soup bowl, still on the stove. In about 5 to 10 minutes the potato slices absorb the excess salt. Then remove them from the pot or bowl.
Keep glasses clear
Rubbing a potato on the glasses can prevent them from fogging up in the early morning.
Make a decorative stamp
A potato can provide the right medium for making your own stamp for decorating envelopes and holiday cards. Cut a potato in half widthwise. Carve a design on one half. Then start stamping as you would with a wooden version.
Lure worms in houseplants
If the worms crawl around the roots of plants, place a sliced raw potato around the base of the plant. The worms crawl up to eat it, you can grab them out.
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