Baking soda is a popular non-toxic remedy, also it’s one of the most powerful and versatile items in our households. But, always make sure you purchase the aluminum-free version.
Here are 10 amazing tricks with baking soda:
- Deodorize Shoes
A smelly shoe or sneaker is no match for the power of baking soda. Just, sprinkle some baking soda in your shoes and get rid of the awful smell.
- Under-Arm Deodorant
You should mix a baking soda with a little water. Then apply the mixture on the armpits and thus, fight excessive sweating and bad smell.
- Bath Soak
Add about 5 tablespoons of baking soda into your bathtub, and enjoy the bath that will detoxify and alkalize the body.
- Treat Bug Bites
Prepare a baking soda and water paste, then apply it directly to the affected area to stop the itching and soothe the bug bites.
- Clean Baby Clothes
Commercial detergents often contain heavy metals and other toxins. They can be harmful to human skin, especially for toddlers and children. Therefore, mix a tablespoon of baking soda to a cup of water and use to scrub out those nasty stains.
- Garden pests spray
Mix four tablespoons of baking soda with one gallon of distilled water. Then, mist onto the plants in your garden to keep pests at bay.
Use a mixture of 1 teaspoon of baking soda with a teaspoon of water, then brush your teeth to make them clean and whiten.
- Treat toenail fungus
Add some baking soda to warm water and soak your feet to kill the fungus.
- Antacid for Heartburn
Dissolve a teaspoon of baking soda into 8 ounces of water and drink it. Thus, neutralizes stomach acid and treats heartburn.
- Vegetable and Fruit Scrub
To clean the veggies and fruits, you can scrub each of them with baking soda.