The world is a better place with baking soda. Why, you ask? Well, baking soda helps balance your pH levels, maintaining perfect harmony between acidity and alkalinity, which protects your overall health.
Baking soda is a common ingredient in our kitchen and we use it for everything, from cooking and cleaning to maintaining optimal health and treating a number of diseases. Plus it’s cheap and affordable and below you’ll find 15 reasons why you should start using it more:
- Baking soda can be used instead of your toothpaste, just mix it with 3% hydrogen peroxide and brush your teeth with it.
- Mix a teaspoon of baking soda and a glass of water and drink it whenever you have a heartburn after a heavy meal.
- Mix 3 parts baking soda and 1 part water to make a body scrub and exfoliate your skin with it.
- Rub some baking soda under your arms and use it instead of a deodorant.
- For itchy skin after an insect bit mix some water and baking soda into a paste and apply it on the affected spot.
- Your skin is getting rough? Don’t worry, make a paste out of baking soda and water and use it instead of a hand cream to soften your skin..
- For smoother and shinier hair, mix some baking soda in your favorite shampoo and rinse your hair with it.
- For healthier and smoother feet soak them in a mixture of water and 3 tbsp. of baking soda.
- Sprinkle some baking soda all over your tiles, sink and bathtub and scrub them away. They’ll be shiny as new and germ-free.
- For greasy dishes, add some baking soda and dish detergent to water and soak your dishes and utensils in it before washing them. All the grease will be easily removed.
- If your microwave needs a good scrub, use baking soda and a brush to clean it from the inside and out.
- For fresh smelling and clean clothes, add ½ cup of baking soda to your washing machine.
- To eliminate bad smell from the fridge just place your open box of baking soda in the fridge and all the smells will be neutralized.
- Freshen up your house by sprinkling some baking soda on your carpet, garbage bin, dishwasher and sink.
- You can also use baking soda to put out small fires.
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