You know the saying, "One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor!" While tequila is frequently maligned for its potent hangover ability, the alcohol has been found to have some unexpected health benefits, as well as other interesting uses. Tequila is derived from the agave plant, which has been shown to lower cholesterol and even help with diabetes. We might even be fueling cars with the alcohol one day...

So when life brings you lemons, grab the tequila and salt!

Check out the slideshow above for unusual uses for tequila.

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