You probably know that baking soda is used to solve many health problems.
It acts both in acid and a base.
Baking soda is non-toxic cleaning agent and cleans different surfaces as well. Here’s how to use baking soda for different purposes:
Baking Soda in Health and Beauty
- Freshens your mouth
Take a teaspoon of baking soda and mix it with half a glass of water and freshen your mouth by swishing it. Spit and rinse with water.
- Facial scrub
Mix 3 parts of baking soda and 1 part of water and create a paste that will work as a great facial scrub.
- Soothes your feet
Soak your feet in a bath of warm water and add 3 tablespoons of baking soda, then scrub gently to relax.
- Eliminates body odor
Use baking soda as a body deodorant to get rid of body odor.
Drink a mixture of baking soda and half a glass of water to relieve this condition.
Baking Soda In Your Home
- Cleans the oven
Spray your oven with baking soda and let it sit overnight, afterwards scrub and wipe the residue in the morning.
- Cleans sponges
Soak your smelly sponges in 4 tablespoons of baking soda and a quart of warm water to neutralize the odor and disinfect the sponges.
- Polishes silverware
Take 1 part of water and 3 parts of baking soda to make a paste, then use it to polish your silverware gently.
- Longer lasting flowers
You can keep your cut flowers living long by adding a teaspoon of baking soda in the vase.
- Freshens your fridge
Baking soda is a great odor absorber and gives a fresh fridge smell. Put an open container inside and the odors will be absorbed.
- Cleans shoes
Make a paste of baking soda and water, then scrub your shoes in order to clean them spotless.
Baking Soda In Your Garden and Garage
- Rejuvenates the greenery
Mix a teaspoon of baking soda, half a teaspoon of clear ammonia and a teaspoon of Epsom salts in a gallon of water, then use a quart of this on each rosebush-size scrub that has withered.
- Removes oil stains from garage floors
Wet the area with some baking soda and scrub it with a brush.
- Deodorizes the inside of your car
Sprinkle some baking soda on the fabric of your car seats to eliminate odors.
- Sweetens tomatoes
Here’s something you didn’t know – sprinkle some baking soda in the soil around your tomatoes to sweeten their taste.
- Bug repellent
Sprinkle some baking soda around your windows and under sinks to repel any insects.
Baking Soda When Cooking
- Deodorizes your cutting boards
Sprinkle some baking soda on your cutting boards and then rub and rinse with water in the end to disinfect and deodorize them.
- Removes insecticides
Fill your sink with water and add ¼ of a cup of baking soda, then wash your fresh produce well to remove insecticides.
- Make a fluffy omelet
Add half a teaspoon of baking soda to each 3 eggs used to make your omelet fluffier.
- Take the feathers off chicken easier
Add a teaspoon of baking soda in the water while boiling a chicken to make feathers come off easier and keep the meat clean and white.