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Thursday, September 23, 2010

A million uses for baking soda

There are a million uses for baking soda. It's cheap and effective. Try the following to keep you house clean and your family healthy.

Add a cup to bathwater to soften your skin and relieve skin irritations.

Relieve skin itch from insect bites and pain from sunburn.

Remove strong odors from your hands by rubbing them with baking soda and water.

Put two tablespoons in your baby’s bathwater to help relieve diaper rash.

Heartburn? Take a teaspoon of baking soda mixed with one-half glass of water.

Freshen your mouth by gargling half a teaspoon of baking soda mixed water.

Apply it on jellyfish sting to draw out the venom.

Unblock stuffy nose by adding a teaspoon of baking soda to your vaporizer.
Keep cut flowers fresh longer by adding a teaspoon to the water in the vase.

Put out small fires on rugs, upholstery, clothing, and wood.

Put an open container of baking soda in the fridge to absorb the odors.

Sprinkle it on your slippers, boots, shoes, and socks to eliminate foul odor.

Turn baking soda into modeling clay by combining it with one and 1/4 cups of water and one cup of cornstarch.

Put it under sinks and along basement windows to repel cockroaches and ants.

Scatter baking soda around flowerbeds to prevent rabbits from eating your veggies.

Sweeten your tomatoes by sprinkling baking soda on the soil around your tomato plants.

Sprinkle it onto your cat’s litter box to absorb the bad odor.

Sprinkle it on your pet’s comb or brush to deodorize their fur and skin.

Use it to scrub sinks, showers, plastic and porcelain tubs

Add a spoonful to your dishwasher to make scrubbing dishes easier.

Remove grease from pots and pans.

Sprinkle it in the washer with towels to remove odor

My mom always kept a box of baking soda in our fridge and freezer. I love to use the ones that just stick to the sides of the fridge with a suction cup. There are a million more uses for this amazing product. You can google it for more uses. I love this product because it can do so much, I don't have to buy several different products to clean, and best of all, it's cheap!

1 comment:

  1. I am scared that you have put out small fires with Baking soda! LOL Love ya!