Baking soda is a well-known ingredient in every kitchen, but it is also the cheapest and one of the most effective remedies in the world. It can fight everything from colds to cancer, and is also great for your oral health. Baking soda can successfully treat and prevent diarrhea, metabolic acidosis, acidity, peptic ulcer, intoxication, cold and the flu, and it has antipruritic properties that help it maintain healthy skin. This amazing ingredient contains sodium, which can prevent hyperkalemia, bladder infections and kidney stones.
You have surely already heard, or even tried, the amazing medicinal properties of baking soda, one of the least expensive and most effective natural remedies.
Baking soda offers miraculous health benefits, improves health in many ways, and treats various health conditions and diseases, since it neutralizes the acidity in the body, due to its alkaline nature.
It is essentially sodium bicarbonate, which is naturally created by our kidneys.
Here is how to use baking soda as a natural remedy:
— Drink a glass of water with some baking soda to soothe joint and muscle pain
— Consume baking soda to boost the function of the kidneys, as it will neutralize acidity in the body and thus help these organs in the elimination of acid from the system
— Drink a glass of water with a few teaspoons of baking soda to neutralize stomach acid and relieve the pain and symptoms of ulcers
— Add ½ a teaspoon of the powder and a few tablespoons of lemon juice in a glass of warm water, and drink the remedy in the morning to alkalize the body and prevent various health issues and diseases
— Add a teaspoon of baking soda in 250 ml of lemon juice to prepare a natural remedy to treat urinary tract infections
— Gargle with a glass of water with some baking soda to eliminate bad breath
— According to Dr. Tulio Simonchini, baking soda can fight cancer
— Add half a teaspoon of baking soda to half a cup of water and drink the remedy to relieve heartburn
— Rub the paste of some water and baking soda on the hands to soften them
— Apply some baking soda and water paste on the affected skin to soothe itchiness, sunburn, and allergic rashes
— Mix some honey or molasses with a bit of baking soda to eliminate the fungus from the body, and add the mixture to a glass of water to prevent candidiasis
— Mix baking soda and water and use the paste to exfoliate the skin and prevent skin issues
— Brush the teeth with baking soda to whiten the teeth and prevent oral infections
— Add salt, peppermint essential oil, and baking soda to water, and soak the feet to eliminate foot odor and treat fungal infections
— Mix it with water to prepare a paste that will help you fight cancer sores and herpes infections
— Mix baking soda with some water and rub the paste on the nails to prevent fungal infections
— The same paste will relieve insect bites and stings
— Massage the wet scalp with some baking soda to eliminate dandruff
Baking soda remedies are not recommended for pregnant or lactating women and children under the age of 5. Even though considered safe, you should use baking soda with caution as it can cause some unwanted side-effects, especially while taking prescribed medications. Always consult your doctor before starting any kind of treatment with baking soda.
Always dissolve baking soda in some liquid, and never use it in its dry form. Don’t use it while you’re on a low-sodium diet, as it can deplete the body of essential nutrients. It’s important to remember that you must never use baking soda remedies for more than two weeks.