What Is Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)?
Sodium Bicarbonate (baking soda) is an essential compound for Humankind as a whole. Its been used for decades and Annual Production is now at well over 100,000 Tons per year; This is in no small way a result of its vast and many important uses. Sodium Bicarbonate appears to be "A master of all Trades, Jack of none".
Strictly speaking bicarb its classified a salt and comes as fine, soft, pure white powder. Its uses range from Cleaning, To Cooking, To Bathing, To Brushing your teeth and more. Lets have a look at what you can do with it!
Why Should I Get Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)?
Sodium Bicarbonate is Alkali and as such it neutralizes acids, making it a fast acting antacid that can be very useful in emergencies that require it.
When Baking Soda neutralizes an acid it is called an Acid-Base reaction and this is what makes it so important. When In contact with acidic materials it produces Carbon Dioxide and The release of this CO2 is what makes it such an effective raising agent, however its also naturally a very good abrasive. This is why it was used historically to brush your teeth before we had modern day toothpastes.
To Make Your Own Toothpaste: Combine the baking soda and salt in a bowl, Pour a small amount of peppermint oil, Add a small amount of the paste to your toothbrush and try brushing your teeth with it. Slowly add water to the mixture until desire consistency achieved and your away!
Combine Baking Sodas Alkalinity with its Abrasiveness you get something that's Ideal for home cleaning too, making an effective, non-toxic drain unblocker, or tile cleaner.
To make Kitchen Cleaner: Simply Mix 250g baking soda to 250g of vinegar and pour down the drain or apply directly to the surface that needs scrubbing.
Still there's even more You can make, Bath bombs are a popular one, however Sodium Bicarbonate Only accounts for two thirds of the required ingredients, with Citric Acid being a vital component, however we sell a bath bomb kit as a combination of both just for some added convenience! Give it a try and have some fun with your baths!
What's In My Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)?
Ingredients: Sodium Bicarbonate
Product Packed On A Premesis that handles Nuts, Seed, Soya, Sesame & Gluten
Country of Origin: Germany
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