Baking Soda: An Amazing Ingredient in Your Kitchen, Health Benefits of Baking Soda
Do you know that the baking soda is the solution of many health problems? Would like to know more? In this post you will know much about health problems which can be solved with the use of baking soda. Let us see some such remedies, to get rid of these problems.
Get Rid of Bad Breath
If you are suffering from bad breath, then once or twice in a week brush with baking soda. You can either brush with baking soda directly or sprinkle it on your regular toothpaste. You will definitely get rid of bad breath.
Remove cavities: taking care of your teeth
Baking soda, used as a regular mouth wash for rinsing the mouth, cleans your mouth and prevents cavities. Mix 1/2 tsp of baking soda in half cup of water, mix it well, keep it in your mouth for a minute and then spit.
Get rid of acidity
If you are suffering from acidity or indigestion, which is causing heartburn, then drinking a ready-made solution of baking soda can give you desired relief. This solution normalizes the pH of the liquid in your pancreas, which gives relief in acidity.
Get rid of bloating, flatulence
In case of bloating, mix 1/2 or 1 tsp baking soda in a glass of water and drink. For enhancing the taste and effectiveness of the drink, add a pinch of salt and the juice of half a lemon. Drinking this will help you release the gas and resultant pain.
Get rid of nausea
In case of nausea or feeling of vomiting, prepare a water solution with 1/2 tsp of baking soda and immediately drink it (if you so desire, add lemon juice and sugar to taste). This neutralizes pH in the stomach, which provides immediate relief in nausea.
Get Relief in tonsils
In cases of tonsils or pain in throat, heat a glass of water to bearable temperature and add a pinch of baking soda and ½ tsp of salt. Gargling with this mixture gives relief in throat inflammation, tonsil infection and resultant pain. You can gargle with this mixture, 3 or 4 times during the day.
Get rid of mouth blisters and mouth ulcers
If you are troubled by mouth blisters, then add a small amount of baking soda in lukewarm water and keep it in your mouth for as long as you can. You will get relief from the pain due to blisters.
If you have been stung by a wasp or a bee, then take a little bit of baking soda, add a few drops of water to it, make a paste and apply immediately to the place where you have been stung. This not only draws the poison out, but also gives relief from inflammation and pain.
Get rid of foot odor
If you are worried because of the foot odor caused by excessive sweating, then every night you should wash your feet with water mixed with baking soda. Moreover, while wearing your socks and shoes, sprinkle a little bit of baking soda on your feet and shoes. Antibacterial qualities of baking soda prevent growth of those bacteria which develop due to sweat.
Get relief from bitten tongue
If you bite your tongue while eating, then for immediate relief, make a water solution with 1/2 tsp baking soda in 1/2 cup of water. Allow this solution to remain in your mouth for some time and then spit. This will give you immediate relief from pain.
Finally! ! ! If you are suffering from any kidney problem and are on a low sodium diet, then do not consume baking soda since this contains high amount of Sodium.