What is Baking Soda?

Sodium bicarbonate, commonly known as baking soda, is a chemical compound with the formula NaHCO₃. It is a salt composed of a sodium cation and a bicarbonate anion. Sodium bicarbonate is a white solid that is crystalline, but often appears as a fine powder.

5 Best uses of Baking Soda:


1 - Get rid of fishy odours:

The smell of garlic or fish can linger on your fingers long after the food is gone. To avoid that scrub your wet hands with baking soda.

2 - Deep clean a funky smelling dishwasher

Sort out the stink with a baking soda wash. Put 1 cup of baking soda in bottom of dishwasher and run it on a rinse cycle. Repeat the process if smell persists.

3 - Make tomatoes taste sweeter

If last year’s garden tomatoes tasted dull then sprinkle baking soda lightly on the soil around the base of tomatoes plants this year and feel the difference.

4 - Take sting out of sunburn

Pour a cup of baking soda into lukewarm bath , then soak and relax. It will help lessen the pain more quickly.

5 - Stop a mosquito bite in its tracks

For a fresh bite, rash inside and pour a tablespoon of baking soda in your palm. Wet it with a few drops of water to make a paste, then apply the paste and let it dry and flake off. It will minimize the red well and the itching promptly subside.

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