How many articles have you come across in the past years talking about all the good things you can get from baking soda?
Honestly, it’s the holy grail of housekeeping, no kidding, It plays multiple essentially effective roles both in cleaning and cooking purposes.
It’s almost a sin not to have baking soda as a part of your grocery list.
Baking soda in cooking has always been known for its sodium bicarbonate content which is effective for boosting and adding texture to the dough.
People found its other ability to be a powerful agent in cleaning. The used it for cleaning the yards and houses back then, actually even now. It also was first used in 1920 for medical purposes, together with aspirin, bandages and rubbing alcohol, baking soda has been a staple in medicine cabinets since that time. It was best known to be a cheaper antacid substitute.
Fortunately, despite of its ever-growing demand, baking soda’s price remains affordable. It’s also very convenient since you can find it in every supermarket. Nowadays, people also use it in cosmetics and they garnered a huge patron out of it. It’s also important to note that it can heal injuries as well, This is just the surface of the benefits of baking soda, let’s move on to its more unknown uses.
1. Sunburn treatment
2. Insect bites and Poison ivy
3. Ulcer pain/Indigestion/Heartburn
4. Tooth paste
5. Exfoliator and foot soak
6. Relaxing soak
7. Hand cleanser
8. Natural deodorant
9. Splinter removal
10. Teeth whitener
11. Natural cleanser