The ingredients used for these remedies including baking soda we all have in our home and we use it for cooking, cleaning or cures. Be careful and always read the warning section and consult your doctor before using it in any homemade remedy because baking soda may have some side effects.
Old wives’ cures
Baking soda can be used for whitening the teeth by putting a small amount on the toothbrush and brushing and rinsing as usual.
Gargle some baking soda along with some water for a fresher breath.
It can be also used for a treatment of acne and can remove the excess oil and dead skin. Mix one tablespoon of baking soda with one tablespoon of water and rub the mixture on your face.
Baking soda can be used for reducing itching on your feet and also for removing the pain and odor in the feet. Mix three tablespoons baking soda, one tablespoon of peppermint essential oil and one tablespoon of salt along with some warm water and soak your feet in it for 20 minutes.
By making a paste of baking soda along with some water you can get rid of insect bites. Apply the paste on the bites and the pain and itching will be instantly relieved.
To relieve muscle pain after a hard workout, drink a mixture of baking soda along with water and give the body the needed nutrients.
Put some baking soda on a damp nail brush and scrub the nails in order to kill the grime and nail fungus.
Home remedies for acidity
Baking soda can relieve heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD symptoms by mixing one or two tablespoons of it in a glass of water and drink it.
Mix ¼ to ½ tablespoon of baking soda with two tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice or organic apple cider vinegar in order to relieve acid reflux and to create an alkaline environment in the body. Mix it in a taller glass so it can fizz and foam. Add water to the mixture when the bubbling is gone and drink it. The acidosis will be reduced and stomach acids neutralized.
More baking soda homemade remedies
Candida infections in the vagina can be treated by a douche made of one tablespoon baking soda and some water.
Mix some baking soda with water to cure the oral thrush.
To heal the urinary tract infection, drink a mixture of water and half a tablespoon of baking soda one to two times per day.
Mix baking soda and lemon juice or apple cider vinegar (ACV) to relieve thrombosis.
Systemic fungal infections, diabetes, and even cancer can be prevented by a mixture of baking soda and molasses.
Notice: If you are on a low sodium diet you can’t use baking soda, unless under supervision. The daily amounts of minerals and vitamins can be exhausted by home remedies with baking soda. Always consult a doctor first because it can even interfere with some prescribed medications.
Never take the baking soda in a powder form and use it only after it is dissolved in liquids. Never use it more than two weeks without checking with your doctor. Pregnant or lactating women can’t use baking soda.
Source: Weekly Healthy Life