About 5 years ago, when I first became interested in removing toxic chemicals from my home & replacing them with natural alternatives, I bought this little book about baking soda that I’d read about in a magazine.
Prepare the following ingredients: 1 tablespoon of baking soda, peeled cucumber, teaspoon apple cider vinegar, 1 piece of egg white, 1 teaspoon of ground oatmeal, 1 tablespoon honey, food processor and a bowl. Put all ingredients into the food processor. Blend thoroughly until texture is smooth. Apply the mixture on the face and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water.
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.
It can’t be used so well for wasp stings. at least not for first aid. As wasp stings are alkaline, the best first aid treatment for a wasp sting is vinegar. However, baking soda can be used to treat bee stings, and can relieve the itching left after insect stings and bites of all kinds.
Well, you’ll never have that happen to you with a “Baking Soda Bath Blast”. The treatment will keep you super dry from the moment you step out of the tub. I love it! Plus, baths are just a relaxing experience overall. Here’s how it goes.
TOOTHPASTE. I always sprinkle a little baking soda on top of my toothpaste. (Just make sure that you brush GENTLY.) Although I’m a huge coffee-enthusiast, I have very, very white teeth-which I attribute in part to baking soda. I’ve been adding it to my toothpaste for almost 5 years now and haven’t experienced any damage; however, I *highly* encourage you to do your own research before trying this for yourself. Some people definitely have softer enamel than others, so this might not be an option.
Finally, take into account that even though baking powder is effective in managing acne, it won’t get rid of acne for good. Acne is a sign of a much deeper problem in the body. To once and for all cure acne, you have to tackle that problem. While you are doing that baking soda can be an handy in keeping your acne under control.