5 SURPRISING USE OF BAKING SODA
Baking soda is a very familiar ingredient from the kitchen, and so are its uses in baking. Apart from baking, there are many uses of baking soda which will escape you from some severe problems in daily life. Today let’s see these hacks of baking which will definitely make life more easier.
Yes, it says it on the box but unless you’re poor or have been to prison you’ve probably never actually used it for this purpose.
The United States as of late has been obsessed with tooth color. And while it used to be determined that so long as your mouth wasn’t yellow with the foul breath you were good. These days having that perfect Hollywood smile is the expectation. So if your smile isn’t as straight as Tyrese Gibson’s you’re already at a disadvantage. If your teeth aren’t as white as his, you’re definitely discounting points. You can go and buy teeth whitening kits, or even go to the dentist to make your teeth whiter, or you could just buy baking soda which is a fraction of the price. It does the same thing, just don’t overdo your home treatments as baking soda is a harsher way to treat your teeth. Recommendations for it are twice a week.
Mosquito Bite Treatment
Mosquitoes suck plain and simple and eventually you’re going to get bit by them. This is a treatment I learned from my grandmother and use on a quite frequent basis. All you need to do is mix some baking soda with water to make a paste and smear it over your bites. Just let it dry out, the remaining baking soda will wipe right off and your itching will be gone. It doesn’t fully get rid of the bites, but I’ve rarely had itching following the use, and it’s definitely saved me some torment throughout the summer.
This should be a common fact, but I’m sure there’s one person in the world who doesn’t know, or who has some fancy refrigerator deodorizer and they need to knock it off. Just buy a box of baking soda, put it in the back of your fridge and let it absorb the stank of your horrendous cooking leftovers. You just have to replace it once every so often. Some people have this marked down to days but it really depends how much food odor ends up in your fridge. If you’ve ever used a fridge that hasn’t had baking soda in the back of if (college kids are dumb) you’ll quickly realize how good of a solution this is.
To Extinguish A Fire
At some point one of you on here might start a fire and you might not have a fire extinguisher. Baking soda is once again to the rescue. Just throw a whole boatload on it and boom, fire is gone. You could also get fancy like this fat kid in the video below and make your own fire extinguisher (but who really has time for that). By the way, I only put the video because the kid is fat, and fat people make me laugh.
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