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Why Is Baking Soda So Amazing?


Baking soda is simply a godsend in the home. With so many varying uses, being very affordable and widely available, it's a definite mainstay for your home. Whether you use it to bake yourself a treat or clean a stubborn spot, we've got a list of amazing uses for you here;

  1. An easy mouthwash to neutralise bad breath: Add 1 teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water, use just like Listerine.
  2. Gentle facial exfoliator: mix 3 parts baking soda with 1 part water for a mild and effective exfoliator.
  3. Relieve heartburn with this safe antacid.
  4. Remove natural oil build up on your hair and makeup brushes with 1 teaspoon of baking soda to 1 cup of water, letting them soak for an hour.
  5. Soft scrubbing solution for baths, showers, and tiles to help remove grime.
  6. Make washing dishes easier by adding a scoop of baking soda to your bottle of dishwashing liquid.
  7. Clean tough oven grease by sprinkling baking soda on the bottom and spraying with some water. Allow to sit overnight and wipe the grease away the next day.
  8. Crayon on the walls? Apply some baking soda to a damp cloth and give the walls a light rub.
  9. Unclog your drains without harmful chemicals by placing 2 tablespoons of baking soda in the drain and pouring ¼ cup of white vinegar inside. Allow it to fizz the grime away and your drain is as good as new.
  10. Keep fresh cut flowers in bloom for longer by adding 1 teaspoon of baking soda to the water in the vase.
  11. Relieve insect bite by making a paste of baking soda and water and gently applying it to the affected area.
  12. Rashes and irritable skin can be soothed and relieved by adding 2 tablespoons of baking soda to your bath.
  13. Remove stains on plastic food containers by soaking them in a solution of 4 tablespoons of baking soda in a litre of warm water.
  14. Freshen up pet beds by sprinkling baking soda over them, waiting 15 minutes and vacuuming the bed.
  15. Freshen up stinky shoes and sweaty gym bags by adding some baking soda inside them and leaving them overnight. Simply shake the baking soda out the next morning.

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