Check out common household uses of baking soda.

Household Uses Of Baking Soda

Till now, you must have used baking soda only to raise the batter for making yummy dishes. Being simply a baking supply for you, probably you‘ve never thought that baking soda could actually be used for many other purposes. Since baking soda is 100% natural, completely safe to use and has cleaning properties, you can use it for regular cleaning of your house. Besides, it can be utilized for number of other uses too. Baking soda, also called Sodium Bicarbonate, is not only economical, but also efficient to use anywhere. Find out some household uses of baking soda here. 
  • Baking soda can safely extinguish fire, be it at places, clothes, carpets, etc.
  • After regular brushing, apply some baking soda on your toothbrush and brush your teeth to get extra whiteness. Do this only twice or thrice in a month.
  • While putting detergent in washing machine, add some baking soda too. It will help take out tough stains from your clothes.
  • Baking soda can also be used to clean tough stains from food and drink containers. Simply add some soda to the dishwasher cycle to get sparklingly clean dishes.
  • Baking soda is a great cleaner, be it toilets, counters, furniture (marble), stainless steel pots, glass, garbage cans, sinks, showers or any other thing. It also fights bad odor.
  • Baking soda can also be used to break down dust from tough dirty areas, like cars, barbecue, etc.
  • You can get rid of almost any odor by using some amount of baking soda.  
  • Baking soda can be used to clean home appliances, such as, dishwashers and coffee-makers.
  • It helps to relieve minor burns, like sun burn. Simply use baking soda, together with water.
  • To get whiter teeth, fresher smell and heal sores, do gargles with baking soda.
  • Baking soda can also be applied to bug, bee, wasp, ant or any other kind of bites, for fast healing.
  • Baking soda acts as a polish for chrome, silver, marble furniture and piano keys.
  • To get smooth and soft skin, baking soda can be used. Just mix baking soda and water to make a paste and apply it over your face, avoiding eyes and mouth. Leave the paste on for 3 - 5 minutes, wash off.

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