If you have ever been interested in natural remedies, or you have taken health advice’s from your gramma then you must have heard about some of the uses and benefits of baking soda.
Sodium Bicarbonate, or baking soda has amazing properties and a lot of people use it in their everyday life without realizing them.
This is why, below we will present you with 10 powerful uses of baking soda. Always make sure you buy aluminum free baking soda and consult your doctor before using it for medical purposes.
If you have a habit of eating too fast, spicy or acidic food then you might have noticed a weird reaction of your stomach. Just use a teaspoon of soda diluted in 250 ml of water and you will be able to neutralize and to sooth your heartburn.
Baking soda bath soak
If you want to detox and to alkalize your body, then a baking soda bath is the perfect thing for you. All you need to do is mix at least 5 spoons of baking soda in your bath tub and just relax in your amazing soak.
Wash your baby clothes with baking soda
Different washing detergents contain heavy metals and other toxins. And they can be really dangerous for the human skin, especially the one of young children, toddlers and babies. If you want to clean heavy stains from your baby’s clothes just scrub one tablespoon of soda on the stain and that should do the trick.
Vegetable and fruit scrub
Even if you have a habit of buying organic fruits and vegetables, it is still a good idea to scrub clean your fruits and vegetables with baking soda before consuming them.
If you want to deodorize your shoes you don’t need any air fresheners which contain harmful aerosols. You can simply sprinkle some baking soda in your shoes and they will be refreshed immediately.
Bug bites treatment
You must remember all of those mosquito bites from when you were a kid and I am sure you still hate the dreadful itching they cause. Well, we have good news for you. Baking soda is an amazing treatment for bug bites because it reduces the itching and soothes the pain.
Most of the store bought deodorants contain harmful ingredients such as aluminum. And they can clog your pores with toxins and even cause cancer in the most extreme cases. This is why it is important to treat your body like a temple and to do this you can start using baking soda as a deodorant.
Fluoride can cause lifelong fluoride poisoning, but you can bypass these effects by using baking soda mixed with some water as a toothpaste.
Apple cider vinegar and baking soda tonic
Organic, raw apple cider vinegar can help you regulate your gut probiotics and it can improve your immunity. If you mix some baking soda with apple cider vinegar will be easier on your digestive system. All you need to do is mix 1 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar with 1 tbsp. of baking soda with 1 glass of water and drink every morning.
Spray your garden plants
We are all aware about how terrible pesticides are for our environment. Also, there have been a number of discussions whether mold and worms are harmful and we should treat them, or let them be. If you decide to treat them, then you can use 4 spoons of baking soda, diluted in 1 gallon of water and just spray it on your plants. This will help you repel bugs and fungi from your plants.
Baking soda and lemon juice tonic
This amazing tonic will help you improve your digestion and fight inflammation. Below, you can see the really easy recipe.
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- ½ a lemon
- 8 oz of purified water
How to make it:
- Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with ½ a lemon with 8 ounces of water.
- Make sure you drink this first thing in the morning and make it your daily routine.