A really common reason to use baking soda in your garden is to sweeten the tomatoes. All you have to do is sprinkle the baking soda into the soil.
You can also use baking soda as a natural week killer in your garden. Simply put the baking soda over the weeds that are peeking up. Repeat as necessary until they’re gone. Just be careful not to get baking soda on the other plants, or else it can damage them.
If your skin is rough and tough, or it’s irritating you, then add a cup of baking soda to your bathwater. Spread it around and soak it in; the baking soda should help soothe and soften your skin.
You can also do this trick if your baby has diaper rash. Just add about two tablespoons of baking soda to the bath water and it should help relieve some of the pain!
If you’re in a rush and don’t have deodorant or can’t find it, baking soda makes a great substitute! Obviously it’s not nearly as effective as other types of deodorant, but it still works pretty well. Just be careful because this can hurt sensitive skin.
For a quick way to freshen your breath, add one tablespoon of baking soda to water, swish, and then spit it out!
Clean your mattress by combining a mixture of baking soda and your favorite essential oils. Sprinkle this over the mattress, let it sit for a bit, and then vacuum up! The mixture cleans and freshens the mattress!
For a homemade exfoliation scrub, add 3 parts baking soda to 1-part water. Mix them together and scrub gently onto your face and skin. Wash and rinse off thoroughly.
You can also add 3 tablespoons of baking soda to warm water and use it to soften and soak your feet! The baking soda helps clean your feet while also helping peel away any hard or dead skin.
You can combine baking soda and vinegar to make a paste on your oven door and inside that helps clean it. Leave the mixture on for a while and then wipe off with a damp rag. Any gunk should slide off easily.
Every once in a while, you can use baking soda to whiten your teeth. Some say that using baking soda every day is too abrasive, but others say they use it daily, so it may just depend on the individual.
If you’ve got some nasty bug bites, try making a paste from baking soda and water. Then apply the paste to your bites. This should help soothe the itching pretty fast.
You can use baking soda on a damp warm cloth to clean up fresh crayon art on your walls! Just gently rub the baking soda onto the crayon stain and repeat until it’s gone!
For a natural tile floor cleaner, you can add ½ a cup of baking soda to warm water and use that as your mixture! It’s easy to make, easy to use, and cleans the floors super well!
Add baking soda to your dish soap and then let greasy and grimy pots, pans, and dishes soak in the mixture. The baking soda helps break down any grimy buildup so that, when you wash them, they clean up a lot faster!
Make a homemade air freshener by combining water, baking soda, and your favorite essential oils! Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and spray it on furniture or in rooms that need a quick freshening up!
Add 3 parts baking soda to one-part water in order to get a homemade silverware polish! Simply rub the mixture into your silverware and then wash, rinse, and dry. The silverware should shine like new!
Stick a bowl of baking soda at the back of your fridge. This will help catch any nasty scents and deodorize the fridge. Just make sure to replace it every few months so it can be effective.
You can also use baking soda to deodorize your garbage cans (especially the kitchen one!). Just pour a bit of baking soda at the bottom of the garbage and you’re good to go!
Combs and brushes can get pretty nasty quickly, especially if you use them a lot. Mix one tablespoon of baking soda to water and soak your combos and brushes in them. This should get rid of any oil and grime that may have any buildup on them.
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