5 Ways To Use Baking Soda

5 Ways To Use Baking Soda

Baking soda is sodium bicarbornate that is usually used when baking as a leaving agent to expand the batter of cookies, cakes and breads. What you may not know is that baking soda can be useful in several other aspects of your daily life.

1. Cleaning Agent

Baking Soda can be used to get grime, burnmarks and even rust off your cookware and household appliances. Just leave your wares with baking soda and warm water to soak for about 10 minutes and Voila! Your wares will be clean again.

2. Whitening Agent

Not only is baking soda handy in the kitchen, it is also helpful around the house. It can be used to whiten your teeth as well as your white shoes. Sodium bicarbonate is found in your toothpaste, but if you want that extra glow, adding a little more would not hurt. It also does wonders on an old white shoe, making it look brand new in a matter of minutes,

3. Indigestion and Heartburn

Baking soda’s reaction to the acid in your stomach gives you relief in less than 24 hours. Just add 1/4 tsp of baking soda to a glass of water to obliterate the acid in your stomach. We strongly recommend consulting with your doctor before trying this method.

4. Odor Eliminator

Places like the garbage can, the refrigerator, or even the coat closet and personal bathroom, can be refreshed by using baking soda. For enclosed areas like these, simply leave an open box of baking soda, and it will smell odor-free in no time.

5. Foot Spa Treatment

After a long day of implementing all the above tips, you can relax and detox your feet with baking soda as well. By adding just three tablespoons (3 Tbps) to a small tub of warm water, you can soak your feet and they will feel soft and relaxed for the rest of the day.

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