Reader’s Digest: Coffee has surprising uses, and benefits

BOSTON (WHDH) — We all drink coffee for that extra caffeine boost to get through the day but according to Reader’s Digest there are some surprising uses to your dose of the grind!

— Halt Headaches. Drinking coffee can halt headaches.

— Fix Furniture: 2 to 3 tablespoons of instant coffee with water makes a thick paste that can be used to fill cracks in furniture.

— Eliminate Odor: Freshly ground coffee beans can eliminate odors.

— Face Wash: Coffee grounds make a great face wash, by exfoliating your skin.

— Bake Bread: You can bake bread just fine in a coffee can.

— Glossier Hair: Applying extra-strong brewed coffee to your hair can make it glossy- just pour it on dry hair- wait 20 minutes and then rinse.