There is one thing that can be found in every household, and many people think it has only one purpose. But, baking soda can be used in many other ways. It can even improve your health!
Baking soda is non-toxic and completely safe for any kind of use – doing chores, baking, and even treating certain conditions.
Here are 20 ways you can use baking soda other than just for baking delicious pies:
20 Unbelievable Uses of Baking Soda
- Insect Bites
Yes, you can use it on insect bites as it can ease irritation.
- Remove Fridge Smell
Get rid of that unpleasant smell in the fridge in a cheapest way possible.
- Boost Hair Growth
It may sound unbelievable, but baking soda can boost your hair growth!
- Rough Skin
Say goodbye to rough skin! All you have to do is to put on warm cotton soaks with baking soda.
- Replace Store-Bought Deodorants
Deodorants are loaded with harmful chemicals. Luckily, this product can replace them and you won’t have to worry about endangering your health.
- Clean Jewelry
Baking soda can help to return the previous shine of your precious jewelry.
- Soothe Sunburn
Yes, baking soda can even help soothe burnt skin.
- Baking Soda Scrub
Use baking soda as a scrub in order to eliminate tarnished skin, blackheads and wrinkles.
- White Teeth
This isn’t something unknown, but for those who haven’t heard, the fastest and most natural way to whiter teeth is using baking soda. All you need to do is to brush your teeth with baking soda, and you will see instant results.
- Remove Stains
Use baking soda to remove stains.
- Clean the Microwave
Baking soda won’t leave odd smells in your microwave. Just add baking soda on a clean sponge and clean outside and inside the microwave. Afterward, wash well with water.
You can also use baking soda as an abscess treatment.
- Relieve Heartburn
Yes, baking soda can also help in time of heartburn.
- Remove Bad Breath
Baking soda can also save you from this embarrassment.
- Beans and Peas Softener
Baking soda can make beans and peas cook faster.
- Cleans Combs and Brushes
Keeping your combs and brushes clean is very important, as they have hair product residue and natural oil build-up.
In order to clean them, add 1 tsp. of baking soda in a basin of warm water, add the combs and brushes in this solution, after just wash them and let them dry.
- Reduces Stretch Marks
All you need to do is scrub baking soda on them, and it will help lower the visible stretch marks.
- Cleans Shower Curtains
Sprinkle baking soda on a clean brush on the sponge and deodorize and clean your shower curtain. All you need to do is to scrub the curtain and wash it clean. Make sure to hang it in order to dry.
- Remove Odor from Carpets
It is good to freshen your carpets once in a while, as they come in contact with feet every day. Just sprinkle baking soda and leave it overnight. After that, sweep it up.
You can use the same method to remove odors from the vacuum cleaner.
- Vegetable and Fruit Scrub
The best way to clean residue and dirt off fresh vegetable and fruit is with baking soda. Put your vegetables or fruits in a large pot and add 1 tablespoon of baking soda. Afterward, wash them thoroughly.