Sodium bicarbonate is a chemical compound with the formula NaHCO₃. It is a salt composed of sodium ions and bicarbonate ions. Sodium bicarbonate is a white solid that is crystalline but often appears as a fine powder.
We all use baking soda for cleaning. Because it is very cheap it is very popular. But there are something you should definitely know about baking soda and you won’t use it just for cleaning anymore.
Care for your feet
Make a relaxing foot bath and massage your feet using baking soda. Put 3 tablespoons of baking soda in 2 liters of water and enjoy.
Treat minor ailments
Mix 1-2 teaspoons of baking soda with cold water and drink it to treat acid-reflux and stomachaches, because baking soda is a great acid-binding agent. This is a short-term solution so you should definitely visit a doctor.
To remove splitters
Make a mix of the same amount of water and baking soda and water to remove splitters from your skin. Try the baking soda instead of tweezers and you will get a better effect.
To treat sunburn
Mix 4 tablespoons of baking soda with warm water, to cool down your skin after a day in the sun. When you let it try, this helps the natural healing process.
Make your own deodorant using a little bit of baking soda with water. Apply this under your arms and it will keep them dry and prevents unpleasant BO.
Baking soda can cool down the skin after it has been stung by a bee or a wasp. Baking soda has alkaline properties which alleviate the pain caused by burning venom.
As a shampoo
Use baking soda with your shampoo. Together they clean better and baking soda removes grease from your hair all the way to the root.