1. Dry shampoo.
Let’s be clear from the start, baking soda is an excellent cleaning agent. That is why applying it to the roots of the hair has impressive results at very low cost.
2. Anti-plaque mouthwash.
With a spoonful of this powder dissolved in a glass of water, you can create a powerful and economical mouthwash that neutralizes odors and bacteria.
3. Natural deodorant.
You don’t need to spend a fortune on deodorants filled with chemicals. Baking soda is antiperspirant and, mixed with a little coconut oil or any other essential oil, you can get a natural product, perfect for sensitive skin.
4. Facial treatment.
If you have acne, a mask with honey and baking soda is very useful. Only apply and leave on for fifteen minutes and then rinse.
5. Relieves insect bites.
To reduce irritation, this powder is mixed with a little water to form a paste and added to the affected area.
As a cleaning product.
6. Universal cleaner.
Mix half a cup of baking soda in a tuff or bucket of warm water. With this mixture you can mop the floor. It can also be applied to microwaves and other surfaces to leave them as new.
7. Combat the fat.
Just by adding a little baking powder to the dishwasher you can turn it into a powerful grease remover.
8. Natural air freshener.
Commercial air fresheners are often, paradoxically, filled with harmful chemicals. That is why with a little distilled water, essential oils and baking soda, you can make a perfect home and natural air freshener.
9. Tool for cleaning.
To clean furniture or metal utensils, you can create a water paste and baking soda that is rubbed with a cloth or sponge. Things will shine like new.
10. Deodorant for the refrigerator.
Put a cup of baking soda at the end of the refrigerator to neutralize all odors. It is important to change it regularly, at least once a month.
An ally of any household.
11. For the flowers.
Baking soda helps to keep the flowers fresh longer, a simple teaspoon in the flower vase will be enough to help keep the greenery and freshness.
12. No more onion or garlic smell!
If you cut onion or garlic and can’t take the smell off your fingers, rubbing some baking soda on your hands is an excellent solution.
13. Repellent for ants.
A mixture in equal parts of common salt and baking soda is a powerful ant repellent.
14. Prevent beans from giving gas.
When soaking, you can add a tablespoon of bicarbonate to the water, this will neutralize the gases that cause beans and improve the digestion process.
15. To wash fruits and vegetables.
In a pot filled with water, add some baking soda and you’re done. Leave vegetables and fruits soaking for a while to neutralize bacteria and agricultural chemicals.