15 Benefits and Uses for Baking Soda You Should Not Ignore

Many people do have a box of baking soda in the pantry but only use it occasionally, for example, when an American recipe for cookies asks for it. However, you can use baking soda for so much more than just baking cookies! You may not know this yet, but baking soda is another name for sodium bicarbonate (also known as bicarbonate of soda), a basic chemical that is useful for baking and cleaning. This is due to the way the substance reacts with acid. The abrasive texture is perfect for scrubbing things that are difficult to clean, such as joints or a dirty oven. These same features also make it a convenient remedy for all kinds of other things, such as maintaining good oral hygiene or keeping the plants alive in your garden. So, take that box of baking soda out of your pantry and use it with the hacks on the next page…