Baking soda not only makes our food taste better but also helps us externally and internally.
Listed below are the most useful and effective remedies of baking soda.
Sparkling white teeth
Baking soda is the easiest way to get sparkling white teeth because of its bleaching abilities. It removes the dirty layer and leaves you with white spotless teeth. Take 2 tablespoon of baking soda and mix it with some water, take that paste and scrub it on your teeth for 5 minutes. You can also use lemon or vinegar instead of water to increase the bleaching effect.
Getting rid of acne and scars
Baking soda is a mild exfoliant which helps in getting rid of the scar layer by layer. Take 2 teaspoon of baking soda and add some water to it to make a mixture, apply it on all your scars for a couple of minutes and eventually wash it away with lukewarm water. Apply a moisturiser immediately after on the scars to keep the skin soft. Keep repeating this remedy everyday for 3-4 weeks for the scars to vanish completely.
It cures everything from getting rid of dark marks to polishing your teeth to relieving heartburn. Take two teaspoon of baking soda and add water to it. Make a paste out of it and apply it on the affected area. Massage it gently and keep it on for about 10-15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. Repeat this process two a week for best results.
Get rid of dandruff
This multipurpose product is super beneficial in helping you get rid of dandruff too because of it helps in reducing the overactive fungi that are the root cause of dandruffs. Take 3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice, 3 tablespoons of baking soda and a bowl of apple cider vinegar, mix them all together in a bowl and apply it on your scalp. Leave it for about 10 minutes and wash your hair with water. You can use apple cider vinegar as a conditioner for that extra shine.
Get rid of dark armpits
Lemon acts as a strong bleaching agent and it also has powerful antibacterial properties. Mix baking soda and lemon juice and leave it on for 15 minutes. As baking soda acts as a natural cleanser be sure to get glowing flawless underarms.
Get rid of dark knees and elbows
Baking Soda and Milk - The most effective form of home remedy, baking soda is a kitchen gift for all. It does wonders in cooking as well as medically. Take a tablespoon of baking soda and some milk accordingly and make a thick paste out of it. Apply it on the areas affected and massage it for a couple of minutes. Let the baking soda dry off and then wash it with warm water. Post this apply some moisturizer as baking soda leaves the area dry. Baking soda is a great cleanser and also helps in removing dead skins. The milk provides with nourishing and soft skin.