Here are 75 Great Uses for Baking Soda

Baking soda is so versatile, it can be used for so many things.  Here is a list of 75 great uses for baking soda soda.  It’s cheap too so keep a large supply on hand.

  • 1. Use it as an antacid.
  • 2. Use it as underarm deodorant by applying it with a powder puff.
  • 3. Mix half a teaspoon with peroxide paste and use it as toothpaste.
  • 4. Use it as a face and body scrub.
  • 5. Add a cup to bathwater to soften your skin.
  • 6. Relieve skin itch from insect bites and pain from sunburn.
  • 7. Remove strong odors from your hands by rubbing them with baking soda and water.
  • 8. Put two tablespoons in your baby’s bathwater to help relieve diaper rash.
  • 9. Apply it on rashes, insect bites, and poison ivy irritations.
  • 10. Take a baking soda bath to relieve skin irritations.
  • 11. Heartburn? Take a teaspoon of baking soda mixed with one-half glass of water.
  • 12. Freshen your mouth by gargling half a teaspoon of baking soda mixed water.
  • 13. Relieve canker sore pain by using it as mouthwash.
  • 14. Use it to relieve bee stings.
  • 15. Use it to relieve windburns.
  • 16. Apply it on jellyfish sting to draw out the venom.
  • 17. Unblock stuffy nose by adding a teaspoon of baking soda to your vaporizer.
  • 18. Keep cut flowers fresh longer by adding a teaspoon to the water in the vase.
  • 19. Put out small fires on rugs, upholstery, clothing, and wood.
  • 20. Put an open container of baking soda in the fridge to absorb the odors.
  • 21. Sprinkle it on your ashtrays to reduce bad odor and prevent smoldering.
  • 22. Sprinkle it on your slippers, boots, shoes, and socks to eliminate foul odor.
  • 23. Turn baking soda into modeling clay by combining it with one and 1/4 cups of water and one cup of cornstarch.
  • 24. After feeding your baby, wipe his shirt with a moist cloth sprinkled with baking soda to remove the odor.
  • 25. Wipe your windshield with it to repel rain.
  • 26. Improve the smell of dishrags by soaking them in baking soda and water.
  • 27. Suck it in with your vacuum cleaner to remove the odor.
  • 28. Freshen the air by mixing baking soda with your favorite perfumed bath salts. Put the mixture in small sachet bags.
  • 29. Restore stiff brushes by boiling them in a solution of 1/2 gallon of water, 1/4 cup of vinegar, and a cup of baking soda.
  • 30. Put it under sinks and along basement windows to repel cockroaches and ants.
  • 31. Scatter baking soda around flowerbeds to prevent rabbits from eating your veggies.
  • 32. Sweeten your tomatoes by sprinkling baking soda on the soil around your tomato plants.
  • 33. Sprinkle it onto your cat’s litter box to absorb the bad odor.
  • 34. Sprinkle it on your pet’s comb or brush to deodorize their fur and skin.
  • 35. Use it as a substitute for baking powder by mixing with it with cream of tartar or vinegar.
  • 36. Wash fruits and vegetables with it.
  • 37. When boiling a chicken, add a teaspoon of baking soda to the water. Feathers will come off easier, and the flesh will be clean and white.
  • 38. Soak dried beans to a baking soda solution to make them more digestible.
  • 39. Remove the distinctive taste of wild game by soaking it in a baking soda solution.
  • 40. Make a sports drink by mixing it with boiled water, salt, and Kool-Aid.
  • 41. Remove the fishy smell from your fillets by soaking the raw fish in a baking soda solution for an hour inside the fridge.
  • 42. Make fluffier omelets by adding half a teaspoon of baking soda for every three eggs used.
  • 43. Reduce the acid content of your tomato-based recipes by sprinkling them with a pinch of baking soda.
  • 44. Add a cup to the toilet, leave it for an hour, and then flush. It will clean the toilet and absorb the odor.
  • 45. Use it to scrub sinks, showers, plastic and porcelain tubs
  • 46. Spray it on walls, mirrors, and countertops.
  • 47. Add a spoonful to your dishwasher to make scrubbing dishes easier.
  • 48. Remove grease from pots and pans.
  • 49. Dry clean carpets and upholstered furniture by sprinkling baking soda over the fabric and gently brushing it. Leave it for an hour or overnight, then vacuum.
  • 50. Boost your laundry detergent’s cleaning power by sprinkling a handful on dirty clothes.
  • 51. Combine it with water to make a paste for polishing stainless steel and chrome.
  • 52. Remove scratches and crayon marks from vinyl floors and walls.
  • 53. Clean your shoes with it.
  • 54. Clean garbage cans with it.
  • 55. Use it to wash diapers.
  • 56. Clean the fridge with it.
  • 57. Soak brushes and combs in a baking soda solution.
  • 58. Mix it with water to wash food and drink containers.
  • 59. Put three tablespoons of baking soda to a quart of warm water, then use the mixture to wash marble-topped furniture.
  • 60. Absorb it with a damp sponge, then clean Formica countertops with the sponge.
  • 61. Use it to get rid of stale odors from cooling containers and thermos bottles.
  • 62. Run your coffee maker with a baking soda solution, then rinse.
  • 63. Combine with hot water to clean baby bottles.
  • 64. Sprinkle it on barbecue grills, then rinse it off.
  • 65. Scatter it on your greasy garage floor, scrub the floor, and rinse.
  • 66. Remove burned-on food from a pan by soaking it in a baking soda solution for 10 minutes before washing.
  • 67. Clean your ashtrays with a baking soda solution.
  • 68. Keep your drains clean by putting four tablespoons of baking soda in them each week. Flush it down with hot water.
  • 69. Clean your shower curtains by soaking them in baking soda and water.
  • 70. Put it on a small brush to rub canvas handbags clean.
  • 71. Use it to remove melted plastic bread wrapper from a toaster. Sprinkle baking soda on a damp rug, then use the rug to clean the toaster.
  • 72. Use it to clean your retainers and dentures.
  • 73. Make a thick paste of baking soda and water, and used it to scrub enameled cast iron and stainless steel.
  • 74. Mix four tablespoons of baking soda with a quart of warm water, and use it to clean the inside part of an oven.
  • 75. Use it to unclog gas stoves.

Thanks given to Life Hackery for the tips.

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