Here you have several things you didn’t know about baking soda:
- Bee stings
When bee or wasps stings you, you should clean the area and then apply baking soda on it.
- Body Odor
Sodium bicarbonate is amphoteric. It reacts with substances that have strong acid and neutralizes them. Mix coconut oil, shea butter, baking soda and few drops of some essential oil to get a natural deodorant.
- Alkalizing pH
You should consume baking soda daily to normalize your pH levels. In acid environment you can develop cancer cells, that is why baking soda is the best prevention for cancer.
- Teeth whitener and general oral health
If you combine baking soda with toothpaste it will help you remove the plaque and improve your mouth health.
- Acid Reflux, heart burn and stomach pain
Baking soda, having an alkaline pH, helps to naturally neutralize the excess acid that causes these discomforts.
You should mix one tablespoon baking soda in a glass of water and drink it in the morning on an empty stomach.
You need to add a mixture of baking soda and water to a cool compress and apply it directly to the burn.
Wash and dry the skin. Then make a paste from baking soda and water. Apply it to the splinter and cove it with a bandage. Remove it after 24 hours.