From the oldest techniques to modern applications, baking soda has been hailed for its very good results and its use in the home, the garden or for health. The uses of this ecological product are so numerous that it is impossible to count them. In this article, we have selected a dozen that everyone needs to know and use.
Baking soda is an environmentally friendly product that deodorizes and cleans everything without the toxic damage of most commercial products. It is also known for its antiseptic and antacid properties that make it an excellent alkalizing agent and an amazing exfoliant. Scientists have been looking into the capabilities of this product and certains have proven its effectiveness against bacteria.
Here are 10 powerful uses of baking soda
After eating too quickly or after eating a spicy or acidic meal, stomach acid can cause an unpredictable reaction and cause pain in your esophagus. A teaspoon of baking soda in 250 ml of water can help neutralize this phenomenon and calm the burns stomach. Contact your doctor if this problem is recurring!
Purify the skin
A bath of baking soda can help alkalize and detoxify your skin and other internal and external areas of the body that we do not pay much attention to. You can add about 5 tablespoons of baking soda in your tub and enjoy a nice refreshing and detoxifying bath.
Clean baby clothes
Many detergents contain heavy metals and toxic products. Indeed, stain and odor control agents are extremely acidic and harmful to human skin, especially for babies and children.
Mix 1 tablespoon of bicarbonate soda with a cup of water and clean the beet juice stains on your toddler's toggle.
Clean fruits and vegetables
Soak your fruits and vegetables in a basin with baking soda for 10 minutes, rinse and enjoy. Baking soda is effective at removing pesticides.
Instead of spraying air fresheners containing toxic products into your shoes, which can harm the soles of your feet, you can sprinkle your shoes with baking soda to deodorize them and at the same time sanitize them.
Treat insect bites
It is easy to prepare a baking soda paste that can actually relieve a mosquito bite. Mix 1 tablespoon baking soda with a little water to create a paste. Apply it to the insect bite and let stand for 10 minutes before washing. In case of irritation cutaneous, stop this treatment.
Deodorant for underarms
The chemicals found in deodorants can actually have a harmful effect on your skin. Instead, try sprinkling baking soda under your armpits and you'll notice an instant cleanliness and freshness.
You can create your toothpaste by mixing a teaspoon of baking soda with a teaspoon of water and brushing with it. Baking soda is an active whitening agent that acts by oxidizing stains on the enamel of your teeth, but be careful because excessive use can affect your dental health. This toothpaste should not be used more than 2 times a week.
Spray on the plants of the garden
There is a lot of research and debate about pesticides and their harmful effects on us and our environment. Dilute 4 teaspoons of baking soda in 5litres of water and gently spray your plants with. This mixture is a natural pesticide that will deter insects and fungi from invading your vegetable garden.
Shine the dishes
Baking soda is effective against stains and can be sprinkled on dirty dishes to help remove grease and stubborn food residue.
Make sure you always use baking soda without aluminum.
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