If you have sought out to find natural cures, some comprehensive home remedies, or had some health talk with your grandmother, you should have found out that baking soda was a famous additive in your findings.
Right from the days of old to this present day implementation, the popular baking soda also called Sodium Bicarbonate, has been promoted that it has inexplicable uses that works both inside and outside of your meals and most people have come to terms with it.
Here are the 10 powerful uses of baking soda you must apply in your homes. Even though the soda is harmless, but be careful that you buy the baking soda that is Aluminum-free also it is advisable to talk to your physician.
Baking soda prevents Heartburns
When you ingest a spicy or acidic food, the stomach acid can have unforeseen reactions and miss direction that may land the food in your esophagus.
Desolve one teaspoon of baking soda in 250 milligrams of water and drink, it can help offset and stop your heartburn.
Soak yourself in baking soda water
It's often said times without number that times that we reflect what we absorb. Bathing with baking soda may help reduce the acidity of your skin and also purify your skin
Those other areas of your body you pay less attention to will be washed off in the baking soda water you have soaked yourself in.
5 tablespoons of baking soda should be mixed into your full bathtub, soak in there for about 5 minutes and enjoy a well purified body.
Baking soda makes it easier to clean baby clothes
Heavy metals and other very harmful toxins are infused in lots of detergents found in the market. The chemicals used for removing stains and perfumes used in the production of these detergents most times are highly acidic and unsafe for the human skin, especially toddlers and children.
Therefore mix 1 tablespoon of baking soda with one cup of water added to it, use to scrub out those stubborn stains on your children's clothes, it's easier, faster and more safe.
Safe for washing vegetables and fruits
No matter how careful you are to buy your fruits and vegetables from organic farmers and markets, it is still very much advisable to wash your fruits and vegetables properly and here is when the usage of baking soda comes in.
Instead of using soap to scrub your fruits, it is advisable to use baking soda instead because it has no negative effects.
Baking soda can be used as Shoes deodorant
Baking soda can be used as an alternative to all those harmful chemicals called shoe spray that you spray into your shoe. Just spray baking soda into your shoe to mask out that bad odour.
Treat Bug Bites
Baking soda is used to treat bug bites. Just mix it with water to make a paste then rub the paste on the spot of the bug bites, it reduces the inflammation and stops the itching from the bug bites.
Baking soda can be used as underarm Deodorant
Many people can't do without using a deodorant because of perspiration which leads to body odour and most of the chemical used in the production of these deodorants are said to cause cancer.
Sprinkle some baking soda under your armpit, it absorbs heat and prevents body odour and it does not clog your pores like deodorants.
Baking soda can be used in place of Toothpaste
Much have been said about the terrific long lasting fluoride poisoning used in producing toothpaste, so you can avoid that disaster by making a paste of mixing 1 teaspoon of baking soda with 1 teaspoon of water, use it in place of toothpaste, it's healthier and more safe.
Combination of Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda
Much have been said about the enormous benefits of Apple Cidar vinegar, which includes but not limited to regulating your bowel movement, boosting immunity and much more.
Having a mixture of baking soda with apple cider vinegar reduces the acidity of the ACV thereby promoting easier digestion of food. Make a mixture of 1 tablespoon of Apple Cidar Vinegar and 1 teaspoon of baking soda, in 1 tall glass of water, take it whenever you have digestive issues.
Use as a Spray on Garden Plants
Much has been said about pesticides and their harmful effects on humans because these pesticides are used to control pests in our farms and our environment.
Instead of just watching your crops to be eaten up by pest, you will be forced to use pesticides which are harmful, you should stop that now and start using baking soda because there are effective.
Mix 4 teaspoons of baking soda in 1 gallon of water and carefully sprinkle it on your plants and this will discomfort bugs and fungi from destroying your crops.
Baking Soda plus Lemon Juice water
Enhances digestion and stops inflammation:
1 teaspoon of baking soda
Half bulb of lemon
8 ounces of clean water.
Make a Mixture of 1 teaspoon of baking soda with the half bulb of lemon into 8 ounces of clean water.
Take this mixture first thing in the morning and try to Make this mixture a part of your everyday morning routine for easy digestion.
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