The Soda that is beneficial for your health, home and wallet!
Baking Soda that is! This inexpensive product can help with your body AND home! Household cleaners and many beauty/hygiene products can get pretty pricey, especially the organic healthy ones.
Tracy's Tip: Top 5 Places To Use Baking Soda
- Place some baking soda onto a wet cloth and wipe stainless steel. Remove with another clean wet wipe and buff away with a dry cloth.
- Pour a tablespoon to each dishwasher load to shine and clean the dishes AND dishwasher.
- Soak any coffee or tea stained products in sink with warm water and about ½ cup baking soda for a couple hours.
- Mix baking soda with castile soap and scrub your tub, shower and sink . Rub in baking soda to your shower curtain to clean stains.
- Make your own whitening toothpaste with baking soda, coconut oil, vegetable glycerin, and peppermint essential oils
-Mix ½ cup baking soda and ¼ cup vinegar down the drain and let sit for 15 minutes. Then drain with hot water.
3. Laundry Room:
- Put a tablespoon into each load of laundry (in the detergent receptacle) to help brighten and deep clean clothes.
4. Living Room:
-Sprinkle baking soda onto carpet. Allow it to sit for 20 minutes and then vacuum.
5. Body (Please constantly check your Ph with strips to make sure you are not over consuming. Dr. Axe recommends not going over 5 grams a day. Please check in with your doctor if you are on any medications before consuming baking soda):
- Baking soda helps reduce acid and increase alkalinity. –Add a tablespoon or two into 2 cups in filtered water to help with heartburn, kidneys and ulcers.
- Rub baking soda onto bug bites to reduce redness and infection.
If you are on any medications or struggling with health issue please read below.
This amazing product can be so beneficial to your health, home and wallet. But, we must use everything safely. Dr. Axe States:
“People who consume too much baking soda have reportedly developed blood chemistry imbalances and heart malfunction (ineffective pumping).
If you have edema, liver disease, kidney disease or high blood pressure, you should avoid taking baking soda internally. You should also refrain from consuming baking soda if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not allow children under the age of five to consume baking soda.
If you are on prescription drugs, consult your doctor before consuming baking soda, and make sure you speak to your doctor about drinking baking soda if you are on a sodium-restricted diet.
Some products that may interact with baking soda include aspirin and other salicylates, barbiturates, calcium supplements, corticosteroids, medications with a special coating to protect the stomach, lithium, quinidine, and diuretics.”
(Picture and Information: http://draxe.com/baking-soda-uses/)