Baking soda is a product that most people (most!) will have in their homes. If you’re not the baking sort then it can be purchased for a few dollars from any store that sells baking supplies. Baking soda falls into that beautiful area that so many natural acne scar treatments fall into. It’s cheap, easy to get and makes a difference if you use it properly.
More often than not, you will have a great time throwing together your usual bath salt ingredients (your lavender aromatherapy oil, your purple food coloring, your glycerin). You will probably take no more than ten minutes to reach the right intensity of scent along with the right tone of color.
Just as we need precision in our measurements of ingredients, we also need to be precise in regulating the temperature of our doughs. Temperature is a very important factor in bread baking. In fact, it is probably the most important factor behind scaling your ingredients accurately. The pace at which a dough moves from step to step through a recipe is completely dependent on what the dough temperature is.
Soak for 15 – 20 minutes and make sure to grab any clumps of baking soda gathered at the bottom of the tub, rubbing it into your armpits, hands, feet, chest or back.
You can’t use it as an intimate feminine douche. In fact, you probably shouldn’t douche at all, as this flushes out the good bacteria and makes you more prone to yeast infections. If you really feel like you ought to douche, then make the douche mildly acidic by using dilute lemon juice or vinegar. If you get a yeast infection as a result – or from some other cause – apply live yoghurt internally in both directions (i.e. eat it and apply it within the vulva).
In a pinch for some dry shampoo? Just sprinkle some near your roots, comb out and voila! Out of shampoo? Baking soda makes an excellent alternative to your store bought shampoo. Sprinkle it on, massage into your scalp, and rinse. Good as new. It’s especially good at removing any residue that your styling products may have left behind.
Flavorings – Usually used in the form of extracts these liquids should be added to the fats for the best absorption. If using dry spices like ginger or cinnamon, sift them with the flour and other dry ingredients.
Once you might have already grasped the nature of baking, you will now be ready to come up with new and exciting ideas and not just follow recipes religiously. You may well even come up with your own recipe in the method. You can even earn funds on the goods that you bake but just before you can do this you’ll want to know the basics.