Who knew? Out of all products available in a health store, this tiny box of white powder with no nutritional value actually plays a great role in every day life from beauty to cleaning to curing diseases. Baking soda in other words, sodium bicarbonate is an alkaline compound when heated at 70 C releases carbon dioxide and allows the substance to become softer and acts as an raising agent in baking recipes. Baking soda is a compound that balances acids and bases.
*Baking soda when mixed with water can be used as a great antacid and also solves indigestion issues as it reverses the acidity in such conditions.
*It has also known to cure kidney stones by balancing the acidity. If your urine is too yellow then there are chances of an imbalance in Ph level and formation of kidney stones
*Mix a Tbsp of Baking soda and Vinegar and use it to clean your sink and kitchen counters. The solution removes every stain and keeps it squeaky clean. It is eco-friendly and cost-efficient.
*The same combination of Baking soda with vinegar when added with your shampoo can prevnent your hair fom being oily and gives it a good bounce to it, once dried
*Take a few Tbsp’s of baking soda and apply it on your skin as a great exfoliant. Especially on your knees and elbows, it leaves your skin smooth and clean.
*Mix baking soda with some sea salt and water and it acts as a great mouth wash. Keep your teeth clean, and has great anti- bacterial properties.
*Soak your sore or stinky feet into a basin filled with warm water and baking soda. You would end up with clean, soft and non-stinky feet. Not enough? Deodorize your shoes by sprinkling some baking soda in it- it eliminates foul odor instantly .
*Of course, you can use it as a great shampoo mixed with some neem oil on your dog or cat and you will be surprised to see their fur soft and clean. Feels close to a brand new furry ikea carpet.
Go natural and try this. It is a transition and would take a while for you to adapt– But it’s a good change, worth your skin, beauty and money!