10 Things You Can Do With Baking Soda

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10 Things You Can Do With Baking Soda

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Baking Soda

There are many items in your kitchen that can be used for multiple purposes. But one that stands above the rest is baking soda. Yes, that’s right, simple, every day, right out of your pantry baking soda. There are even more uses than listed here, but I thought this would be a beginning. Therefore here, I am listing 10 Things You Can Do With Baking Soda.

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1. Did you know that you can use baking soda as earth-friendly alternative to unclog your drain? You sure can! It’s simple to do, less expensive than the store-bought product, and just as effective.*

    • Here’s what you do: Pour one cup of regular table salt, one cup of baking soda, and half a cup of plain white vinegar down the drain. Leave it alone for 15 minutes and then pour two quarts of boiling water into the sink. Follow this by running the hot water into the sink for at least one minute.

You’ll be amazed at how effective this combination works. I can vouch for this mixture because I have used it to clear a drain and it worked just fine. The drains will be clean without adding anything toxic to the drain system. This is especially useful if you happen to have plastic pipes.


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2. Baking soda, when mixed with salt, is also an effective stain remover and scouring powder. Mix one cup of baking powder with one cup of salt. Then use this mixture the same way you would any other scouring powder. Again, an effective mixture that is less harmful to the environment.

3. Sprinkle some baking soda on your carpet and let it sit for 10 minutes. When the time is up, vacuum away any stale odors that may have settled in your carpet.*

4. Add a little baking soda to your dishwasher the next time you’re loading it. The baking soda will give your cleaner an extra boost to get your dishes sparkling clean.

5.  Make a poultice of baking soda and water then put it on a bee sting. This will ease the pain in no time.

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6. Adding two teaspoons of baking soda to lukewarm bathwater will help ease the pain of chickenpox. I wish I had known this when my daughter had chickenpox way back when.

7. Have you ever had a small grease fire on the stove when cooking? Sprinkle baking soda on the fire can safely put it out.

 

8. Does your cat’s box smell? Thoroughly clean the litter box, let dry in the sun, and then sprinkle enough baking soda in the bottom to cover. Now add your litter. The baking soda will help absorb the odors.

9. Making an equal mixture of baking soda and laundry detergent will stretch your detergent and make your laundry smell fresh.

10, And, if your refrigerator has a sour odor, place an open box of baking soda in it to absorb those odors. Don’t forget to change the box once a month to keep your refrigerator odor-free.

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11. You can also brush your teeth with baking soda. Your breath will be fresh and your teeth whitened. Some add baking sod to their normal toothpaste for extra whiteness.

Baking soda is truly a multi-purpose item. The applications extend way beyond just using it to make your biscuits light and fluffy. So tell me, is baking soda a staple in your home? If so, how do you use it?

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  4. i have been using it immensely for baking (of course) and cleaning! It is very handy indeed. Cheers from #OMHGWW

  5. Thank you. Yes, I use it a lot as well.

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