Baking soda is a common staple in many kitchens, used for home cleaning as well as in cooking. While it can be used in several personal hygiene and health recipes too! The uses for baking soda are many:
1. Baking Soda As A Deodorant
Baking soda deodorant is effective, easy to make and safer to use.
Simply mix a teaspoon of baking soda with a small amount of water – enough to create a milky paste. If you like, you can add some drops of essential oils too. Spread the paste in a thin layer under your armpits.
The baking soda will neutralize body odor naturally.
2. Baking Soda For Feet Care
Mix 3 tablespoons of baking soda into a small tub of warm water and soak your feet to help get rid of the dead skin that can build up on your feet!
3. Baking Soda For Insect Bites
Baking soda can certainly help ease the pain and irritation of insect bites.
Simply make a paste by mixing 2 tablespoons of baking soda with some water and apply it to the bug bite directly.
4. Baking Soda Toothpaste
Baking soda is often used in commercial toothpaste, while it’s very easy to make your own toothpaste with it as well.
2/3rds of a cup of baking soda
1 teaspoon of salt
10-15 drops of peppermint essential oil
Mix all ingredients with enough water to form the mixture into a thick paste. You can also just dip your toothbrush with toothpaste into baking soda for an extra boost.
5. Heartburn? Baking Soda Can Help
Take a teaspoon of baking soda mixed with one-half glass of water, drink it after meals will help to relieve the heartburn. Baking soda is a common ingredient in antacids, which are used to treat heartburn.
Baking soda is such a miracle product, and it’s so cheap that you can do all these things at a very low cost, so why not trying to use it in these natural ways?