The benefits of baking soda were familiar to people even in Ancient Egypt. Women everywhere in the world have been using it for such a long time. In this article we teach you how to use it in 15 different ways.
Baking soda is something that we all possess,but it is not always used for baking. It is cheap and useful for so many other things besides baking pies or indigestion. This product makes its way to the top of the list among others that you always need to have in your kitchen.
Personal hygiene, dealing with insects, cleaning skin and hair, whitening teeth,ect.are just a few of the purposes that baking soda is used for. Shortly,it makes our lives much easier.
Here are the 15 most popular tricks that you can use:
1. Insect Bites
In such case, always make a paste of water and baking soda and apply it on the spot. It relieves the itchiness.
2. Natural Deodorant
Since chemical deodorant are not recommendable, going for natural ones is always a better option. The mixture of baking soda and water is kept in a container. After a while you apply it to your underarm area. It is also applicable to removing the feet odor.
Half a glass of water and one teaspoon of baking soda is used to ease the indigestion. If you prefer, you can use milk instead of water to drink.
4. Hair Remedy
A mix of 9 tablespoons of water and 3 tablespoons of baking soda is a good remedy for your hair. Apply it on the root and start massaging your scalp, and then again, this time with a mix of ACV and water. It helps your hair grow faster, making it healthy and shiny.
The paste from baking soda and water can be also used as a scrub for your skin. Try it if you have blackheads and wrinkles.
6. Bad Breath
Wash your mouth with the mix of 2 teaspoons of baking soda, lime and a half of glass of water if you have a bad breath. A mixture of water with 3 or 4 tablespoons of baking soda is another useful option.
7. Stretch Marks
Use 3 tablespoons of baking soda and a juice of a lemon. Massage your body with this mixture on daily basis. It is perfect for the revitalization of your skin.
8. Rough Skin
Soaking your feet in water with baking soda helps protecting your skin from getting thick. Wash and rub your hands with baking soda to remove the bad smell.
9. Remove Stains
Make a liquid of half water and half vinegar and a paste of three parts baking soda with one part hydrogen peroxide. Spray the liquid, then scrub with the paste to remove the stains.
Note: First test in an invisible area.
A mix of 3 teaspoons of baking soda with 1 teaspoon of water can make your jewelry shine again. Brush it with a toothbrush and rinse with cold water.
11. Remove Fridge Smell
A glass of baking soda left on the shelf in the fridge removes the bad smell.
12. Soothe Sunburn
Baking soda can soothe sunburn as well. Just add some to your bath and feel the relief.
Mix one tablespoon of salt, one of baking soda and one glass of warm water and apply on the abscess area. Hold for 15 to 20 minutes and then repeat.
14. Get Whiter Teeth
Add a bit of baking soda on your toothbrush to whiten your teeth.Brush your teeth normally. Make sure you don’t use it too often.
15. Soften Your Beans and Peas
Add just a bit of baking soda in the pan to soften your beans and peas.