(Last Updated On: May 25, 2022)
Magical Uses of Baking Soda You Didn’t Know | Baking Soda Remedies
Until recently, I had no idea how magical the uses of baking soda can be, apart from using it to bake some cookies. 🙂 Baking soda certainly has many, many uses. I will list just a few of my favorite baking soda remedies in this post.
My favorite baking soda use thus far that I have discovered is how well baking soda cleans. From dirty dishes to rusty pots and pans, including the ugly soap scum on your shower glass door, baking soda will clean it up beautifully. It works like magic, so let’s clean it up!
All you have to do is make a little paste out of the baking soda by adding it to some water. Then you use a small cleaning brush or sponge of any type and scrub away.
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Amazing Baking Soda Uses and Remedies
In the Kitchen and Bathroom
1. Cleaning Pots and Pans with Baking Soda
Make a baking soda paste to clean rust, soap scum, and any burnt grease on frying pans or other dishes.
2. Reducing Odors with Baking Soda
Sprinkle baking soda on your clothes in the washing machine, then let the clothes soak before washing. This will help reduce any odors you may have on your clothes.
You can also sprinkle some baking soda inside of your shoes and let it soak for a while. When you are ready to wear your shoes again, simply dump out the baking soda and the odor will go with it!
3. Unclog a Drain with Baking Soda
Pour 1 cup of baking soda into the clogged drain followed by 1 cup of hot vinegar.
4. Deodorize your Refrigerator with Baking Soda
Place an open box of baking soda in your refrigerator. It will soak up all the funky smells.
5. Clean the Toilet with Baking Soda
Add 1/4 cup of baking soda to the toilet bowl. Swirl around and then scrub.
Around the House
1. Freshen up your Rugs with Baking Soda
Sprinkle baking soda on your rugs or carpet and wait at least 15 minutes. Then vacuum the rugs. Your rugs and carpet will smell fresh.
2. Deodorize Garbage Cans with Baking Soda
Just like the refrigerator, you can do the same for the garbage cans. Place an open box of baking soda in your garbage can and it will soak up those stinky smells.
3. Clean Crayons from Walls with Baking Soda
Create a water and baking soda paste, then gently rub the spot where the crayon mark is on your wall. This will rub away the crayon marks. After that, wipe the wall off with a clean damp cloth.
4. Keep Flowers Fresh with Baking Soda
Add about 1 teaspoon of baking soda together with the water in the flower vase. This will help keep your flowers fresher much longer.
1. Polish your Teeth with Baking Soda
Add a little baking soda on top of your current toothpaste to give your teeth a cleaning boost. Baking soda can be abrasive to your enamel, so it is wise to do this sparingly.
2. Relieve Diaper Rash with Baking Soda
I did this for my baby when she had a really bad case of diaper rash. It worked wonders! If your baby is small enough, it works best to fill the kitchen sink with some warm water, then add 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda to the water. Let your baby soak in the water for at least 15 minutes. It provides instant relief!
You may also like to try this homemade cleaner with vinegar,