15 ways to use baking soda

Baking soda has very surprising advantages!

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Baking soda can be found in almost every home and has very interesting advantages. But not only for baking!

Baking soda can be good for your health, is an efficient cleaning agent and a great ally for perfect skin.

Here are 15 ways it can be used that everyone should know about.

1. Softening peas and beans

Are your peas and beans still too hard even after being boiled for hours? Add some baking soda to the cooking water and they will become soft very quickly.

2. Cleaning jewelry

If your jewelry has lost its luster, baking soda can bring it back. Rub a mixture of baking soda and water on your rings and necklaces to get them sparkling again!

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3. Teeth whitening

Brushing your teeth with a paste made of baking soda and water every other day will make them whiter than ever.

4. Treating abscesses

Baking soda can relieve the pain caused by a dental abscess until your dentist appointment.

5. Deodorizing the refrigerator

If your refrigerator smells bad, simply place a bowl of baking soda in it for a few days. Some packaging provided for this purpose is available on the market.

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6. Treating sunburns

If you're suffering from a sunburn, all you need to do is apply a paste of baking soda and water to the affected area. Let the remedy work during the night to put an end to the itching.

7. Eliminating bad breath

Gargle with a mixture of baking soda and water to destroy the bacteria in your mouth that creates bad breath and eliminate it.

8. Softening your skin

If you have rough skin on your feet or elbows, simply rub some baking soda onto them.

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9. Removal of stains from clothing

Rub baking soda and water on clothes with stubborn stains to easily remove them.

10. Eliminating stretch marks

Baking soda can quickly eliminate the appearance of stretch marks

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11. Relieving heartburn

Whenever you suffer from heartburn, simply add a teaspoon (15 g) of baking soda in a glass of water and drink the mixture.

12. Face-mask

Baking soda is the perfect scrub that can remove dirt from your face and rid it of blackheads, wrinkles and acne. Regular use will make your skin soft and smooth.

13. Improving the appearance of hair

Add a little baking soda in your shampoo or wash your hair with a mixture of baking soda and water to give it more volume and a beautiful shine.

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14. Treating bug bites

To relieve pain, swelling and irritation from bug bites, rub some baking soda and water on your skin.

15. Make a body deodorant

Instead of using commercial deodorants that are often full of chemicals, dab a little baking soda and water on your armpits.