Monday, October 20, 2014

35 Uses For Arm & Hammer Baking Soda

I received Arm & Hammer for free for my honest and unbiased opinion. I think Arm & Hammer is so versatile you can't go wrong with so many uses. I especially love using in my fridge to my cats litter box. The list down below can give you some ideas of what you might like to use it for. 

1. Freshen your breath

Mix 1 tsp of baking soda in a glass of water. Swish, spit, and rinse.

2. Polish your teeth

Many people will use baking soda as a natural toothpaste. To whiten their teeth.

3. Make your own deodorant

Some people will just sprinkle on baking soda as a natural deodorant.

4. Gently exfoliate

 Mix 3 parts of baking soda to 1 part water. Rub gently in a circular motion and then rinse clean.

5. Relieve Skin Irritation

Add a cup of baking soda to bathwater to soften your skin and relieve skin irritations.

6. Relieve heartburn and more

Method – 1: (Baking Soda)

  1. Take half to one teaspoon of baking soda and mix it in a glass of water
  2. Stir it well and drink this to prevent acid reflux
  3. Remember that not to take this baking soda, if you suffer from regular acid reflux attacks why because it is high in salt and that could cause some side effects like increase in blood pressure, nausea and swelling.
  4. Regular intake will definitely helps to clear the acid reflux and aids for better digestion.

7. Relieve insect bites

Make a simple paste of water and baking soda and apply as a salve onto affected skin.

8. Dandruff Problems

 baking soda as shampoo that’s finished off with an Apple Cider Vinegar rinse.
9. Keep your brushes and combs clean
Baking soda is great to help naturally remove oils, build up, and residue on your combs and brushes. Simply soak in a solution of water and baking soda (about 1 tsp of baking soda to a cup of water). Rinse and dry thoroughly.

10. Relieve Diaper Rash

Put two tablespoons of baking soda in your baby’s bathwater to help relieve diaper rash.

11. Pamper your feet

Soaking your feet in a baking soda solution will help soothe and soften tired feet. Mix 3 tablespoons of baking soda into a small tub of warm water and soak
12. Easy soft scrub
 Sprinkle some baking soda on your tubs, sinks, or tile and then wipe with a clean damp washcloth. Rinse and dry. 

13. Simple Floor Cleaner

This is great for tile floors: Use 1/2 cup baking soda in a bucket of warm water to help mop and clean floors.

14. Cut grease naturally

Add a heaping scoop of baking soda to your normal dish soap and let soak for a while. Baking soda helps gut grease and make it easier to clean.

15. Easy Microwave Cleanup

Sprinkle some baking soda on a damp cloth and gently scrub away any microwave mess. Cleans and deodorizes. Win win.

16. Polish Silver Flatware

Another simple paste of 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water can be rubbed onto silver flatware with a clean cloth or sponge. Rinse and dry. 

17. Baking Soda Oven Cleaner

Sprinkle baking soda over the bottom surface of your oven. Spray with a water bottle to dampen the baking soda. Let this mixture sit over night and then scrub in the morning. Rinse thoroughly.

18. Clean Walls

Apply baking soda to a slightly wet cloth and rub lightly. Wipe off with a clean, dry cloth.

29. Boost Your Laundry Detergent

Adding baking soda to your laundry helps soften the water making clothes cleaner, fresher, and softer! Add 1/2 cup of baking soda to your laundry to make your detergent go further.

20. Soak Cloth Diapers

Dissolve 1/2 cup of baking soda into 2 quarts of warm water and soak diaper thoroughly before going through the wash for a better clean.

21. Remove oil and Grease

Sprinkle baking soda on top of oil and grease stains in your garage. Scrub with a wet brush.

22. Deodorize The frig

Place an open box in the back of your refrigerator to help neutralize odors. Just be sure to change the box every couple of months.

23. Unclog Drains

Forget the Drano. Use baking soda and vinegar 

24. Deodorize Garbage Cans

Simply sprinkle some baking soda on the bottom of your trash cans to help keep bad smells away.

25. Carpet Deodorizer

Sprinkle baking soda on your carpet and let sit overnight. Sweep up what you can and then use a vaccum to suck up the rest.

26. Freshen Coat Closets

Place an open box on the shelf in your closet to keep odors at bay and freshen the air and fabrics.

27. Absorb Toilet Odors

Add a cup of baking soda to the toilet and leave it for an hour before flushing. It will clean the toilet and absorb the odor.

28. Deodorize Cutting Boards

Sprinkle the cutting board with baking soda, scrub, rinse.

39. Deodorize Garbage Disposals

To help eliminate odors slowly pour baking soda down your drain while simultaneously running warm water.

30. Deodorize Litter Boxes

Cover the bottom of the pan with baking soda, then fill as usual with litter. To freshen between changes, sprinkle baking soda on top of the litter after a thorough cleaning.
31. Remove Odors from Your Hands
Simply rub your hands with baking soda and water to get rid of strong odors like garlic or onion.

32. Keep Flowers Fresher Longer

Keep cut flowers fresh longer by adding a teaspoon of baking soda to the water in the vase.

33. Neutralize Gassy Beans

Sprinkle a teaspoon of baking soda in the water when you soak beans to prevent gassy issue and improve digestion.

34. Produce Wash

Mix a quarter of a cup of baking soda in a sink full of water. Wash your fruits and vegetables in the solution, then rinse with clean water.

35. Keep Ants Out

Mix up equal parts of baking soda and salt together. Then, sprinkle the mixture wherever you see the ants coming in.

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