Here are some of the other uses of salt besides putting it on
your table. There are more, but these are the only ones that I find practical.
When you use the salt, it is either used diluted in water, or dry.
Kitchen and Cooking
Preserves salad greens (dry) Soak to remove fish scales.
Keeps cracked eggs intact during boiling.
Makes Beaten Egg Whites fluffier.
Shortens cooking time of food in a double broiler.
Sprinkle on pie spills in oven (while cooking) for easy cleanup
Add to wash to brighten colors.
Sprinkle on eggs dropped on the floor to clean up easily.
Pre-soak- use to remove stains.
Use with vinegar and flour to clean brass and copper.
Removes ink on carpet (dry).
Add to lemon juice to clean piano keys (ivory keys).
Use with lemon juice to remove mildew.
Prevents wicker furniture from turning yellow (dry).
Keeps cut flowers fresher.
Make spackle with equal parts salt and flour.
Beauty and Health
Use salted water for mouthwash.
Nasal Spray- ¼ C Water, ½ t salt, ¼ t baking soda.
Brush Teeth in equal parts of baking soda and salt.