15 simple ways baking soda can make your life much easier

Pedro Marrero
Apr 10, 2018
11:50 P.M.
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Today, a lot of tips and tricks about regular household items are popular. These simple items turn out to be helpful for many other purposes, aside from their intended use.

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It seems that baking soda can be used for everything. It cleans homes, deodorizes furniture, exfoliates skin, kills mold, and polishes silver. The vital white powder is also known as bicarbonate of soda and is a mixture of sodium and hydrogen carbonate.

If you’ve ever researched natural cures, holistic home remedies, or taken some health advice from your grandmother, chances are baking soda was a popular ingredient in your discoveries. 

According to a BetterMe report, from age-old tricks to modern applications, baking soda, or Sodium Bicarbonate, has been touted as having miraculous uses both inside and outside of your diet, and plenty of people seem to agree.

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Without any doubt, when it comes to their looks, many women pay special attention to the products they put on their skin, body, and hair. Unfortunately, a lot of commercial products contain chemicals that actually do more harm than good.

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But there are always more natural ways to keep your body healthy. Here you can check on some baking soda tips and different uses.

Heartburn

Baking soda is a safe and effective antacid to relieve heartburn, sour stomach and/or acid indigestion. Refer to baking soda package for instructions.

Natural deodorant

Baking soda acts as a natural deodorant because it can eliminate the smell of sweat by making the odorless acidic.

Sunburn

It contains properties that can help soothe the redness that’s caused by itching and the stinging sensation caused by sunburn.

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Stains

Because baking soda is an alkali when it’s dissolved in water, it has the ability to interact with the acids from stains to help remove them. When you mix it with vinegar, it creates a compound called carbon acid. This ingredient is common in cleaning products.

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Bad breath

A paste made from baking soda and a 3 percent hydrogen peroxide solution can be used as an alternative to commercial non-fluoride toothpaste.

Jewelry and silver cutlery

Use a baking soda paste made with 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water. Rub onto the silver with a clean cloth or sponge. Rinse thoroughly and dry for shining sterling and silver-plate serving pieces.

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Peas and beans softener

To help soften peas, beans, and lentils, mix in a little baking soda when you cook them. A teaspoon per liter of water is enough.

Fridge smell

Sometimes the fridge doesn’t quite smell like as fresh as you had hoped. Place a dish of baking soda in the fridge to absorb bad odors.

As you can see, baking soda can do a lot more than just sit in the back of the fridge. Try these easy tips and put baking soda to work in every room of your house.

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