Sodium Bicarbonate or Baking Soda is a natural non-toxic substance and is probably one of the most useful substances in the world. From treating kidneys to cleaning silver utensils, the benefits are countless.
Out of the million uses, we bring you the top 10 most effective uses of baking soda.
1. Shine you silver
To make silver ornaments shine, combine three parts baking soda with one part water. Rub onto silver with a clean cloth or sponge. Rinse thoroughly and dry.
2. As a Scrub
Scrub your face with 1 tablespoon of baking soda & few drops of lemon. It acts as an exfoliating agent.
3. For fresh flowers
At home, keep cut flowers fresh longer by adding a teaspoon to the water in the vase.
4. Bad Odur
One can also sprinkle it on your slippers, boots, shoes, socks & even carpets to eliminate bad odor.
Sick of bad smell from drain or sewage pipe? Put baking soda into it, and leave it as it is for an hour.
6. Washing Chicken
When boiling a chicken, add a teaspoon of baking soda to the water. Feathers will come off easier, and the flesh will be clean and white.
7. Brushes & Comb
To clean your hair brushes & combs, soak them in a mixture of 1 teaspoon baking soda and a small amount of warm water. Rinse and dry and make it clean.
8. Smooth & Silky Hair
Sprinkle a small amount of baking soda into your palm along with your favorite shampoo. Shampoo as usual and rinse thoroughly–baking soda helps remove the residue that styling products leave behind so your hair is cleaner and more manageable.
9. Whiten Your Yellow Nails
Mix one part of baking soda with luke warm water & soak your legs into it, again, acting as an exfoliating agent it will make your feet clean. Inexpensive & gentle enough. Also use it in manicure to whiten your nails.
10. Sparkle Your Floor
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