Baking soda isn’t just for baking. It has applications in every area of life.
It can help remove stains, clean kitchen surfaces. But baking soda has health benefits as well.
Here are 7 ways baking soda can help you become more beautiful and healthier.
1. Treats Heartburn
Baking soda can neutralize stomach acid and provide quick relief from acid reflux. Simply dissolve a teaspoon of baking soda in cold water and drink the mixture slowly.
2. Freshens breath and whitens teeth
Toothpaste containing baking soda breaks down plaque and whitens teeth. You can simply mix a small amount of baking soda into your toothpaste.
3. Heals ulcers
Make a light solution of soda – 0.5 teaspoon in half a glass of water and wash the wounds twice a day.
Try rubbing some baking soda into your armpits. This will help to avoid an unpleasant odor, as soda prevents the formation of an acidic environment.
5. Strengthen your workout
The study found that people who took baking soda before exercising worked out 4.5 minutes longer than those who didn’t.
6. Soothe itchy skin and sunburn
Add 1-2 tbsp. soda in a warm (not hot) bath and soak in it for 30 minutes.
7. Softens calluses
Make a foot bath with baking soda. This will help soften calluses and rough patches of skin.