Since it is affordable to anyone, and it is simple to use baking soda is popular both for its cleaning effects and culinary purposes. Without having to use products loaded with chemicals baking soda offers endless possibilities for solving day to day problems.

These are several useful applications of sodium bicarbonate:

1.Alleviate bee stings

Baking soda is really helpful in cases of wasp and bee stings according to DataPilot from Weather Underground. DataPilot explains that the alkaline properties of baking soda fight off the formic acid present in the wound although not scientifically backed up, and also aid in the removal of the foreign pollutant. After the stinger has been removed for optimal results, apply a mixture of baking soda and water onto the affected area.

2.Remove splinters

As claimed by Mercola, as a drawing agent of unwanted objects from your skin’s surface, like splinters can act a mixture of baking soda and water.

3.End to sweating

A mixture from baking soda and water can stop unwanted odors and perspiration. Just like powder deodorant products do, this mixture will maintain the dryness of the armpits, just chemicals-free.

4.A soothing treatment for the feet

To relax your feet in 3 tbsp of baking soda and water are an excellent soaking mixture, as maintained by Care2. Massage the feet while they are in the mixture for optimal results. Another option is to put baking soda in your bath so that the entire body gets relaxed and energized.

5.Cool off burns

The above mentioned mixture will be a real alleviation if you have sunburns. In a bath of lukewarm water you just need to add ½ cup of baking soda. Use air drying, as recommended by Mercola instead of towel drying. This way the effects of the treatment will be stronger.

6.Heartburn and stomach problems

Baking soda is an excellent antacid. With the help of one glass of cold water mixed with 2 teaspoons of baking soda you can treat heartburn or a sour stomach, as explained by the  Mayo Clinic. However, it is best to consult your physician if you think of including this method into your daily habits.

7.A shampoo boost

To achieve a better effect of cleaning, mix your shampoo with a little bit of baking soda. The shampoo will make your hair shinier due to the presence of baking soda according to Care2. What’s more, you can degrease your hair when you comb it if you soak your brushes and combs into a mixture of baking soda and water. Afterwards, rinse off the hair.

 

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Since it is affordable to anyone, and it is simple to use baking soda is popular both for its cleaning effects and culinary purposes. Without having to use products loaded with chemicals baking soda offers endless possibilities for solving day to day problems. These are several useful applications of sodium...