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. 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. I’ve read manuscripts and lab logs covering this topic and now even our own blog and our community are asking me a TON of questions.
So I wanted to put together 15 powerful uses of baking soda. Baking soda is non-toxic, but DO make sure you purchase the Aluminum free baking soda, and always consult your physician.
1. Natural deodorant.
Stop using chemical deodorants..
2. Insect bites.
It will ease irritation.
You will relieve heartburn.
It can fight with skin imperfections like wrinkles, blackheads and tarnished skin.
It can increase hair growth.
6. Stretch marks.
It will reduce visible stretch marks.
7. Bad breath.
It will help you fight this problem.
8. Rough skin.
Put on warm socks with baking soda and forget about this unpleasant situation.
Baking soda can remove stains.
10. Fridge smell.
It fights with unpleasant smell in your fridge.
It is able to return your jewelry previous shine.
It is useful as an abscess treatment.
Soothe burnt skin with baking soda.
14. Peas and beans softener.
Get peas and beans ready for cooking quicker.
15. White teeth.
Brush your teeth and make them whiter.
Baking Soda and Lemon Juice Tonic
Improve digestion and ward off inflammation with this tonic:
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- Half a lemon
- 8 ounces of purified water.
- Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with half a lemon into 8 ounces of purified water.
- Drink this first thing in the morning.
- Make it a part of your everyday morning routine.