51 Best Ways to Use Baking Soda Naturally

By Power of Positivity

If your baking soda or saleratus is always waiting for baking days, you should know there are more baking soda benefits. The benefits are natural without any side effects.
Here are 51 best ways to use baking soda naturally:


1. Fire Extinguisher

Baking soda can aid in the original handling of little grease and electrical kitchen fires since it releases carbon dioxide when heated, assisting to smother the flames. Minor cooking fires involving grills, broilers, frying pans, and ovens need you to switch off the electricity if possible before sprinkling saleratus on the firebase.

2. Septic Care

Using saleratus regularly on your drains can aid your septic system to flow freely. A cup of saleratus every week will assist in maintaining a favorable pH in the septic tank.

3. Vegetable and Fruit Scrub

Using saleratus is a safe method to clean residue and dirt off fresh vegetables and fruits. Clean by sprinkling some saleratus on a clean wet sponge to scrub and rinse your fruits and vegetables.


4. Deodorizing the Refrigerator

Saleratus is ideal for eradicating foul smell from your fridge. Mount an open box at the fridge’s back, and it will neutralize any odors.

5. Deodorizing the Cutting Board

Cutting boards are used for chopping off all sorts of foods, and it can get some dirt and foul smell. Sprinkle some saleratus on your cutting board, and then scrub and rinse it.

6. Deodorizing Trashcans

Sprinkle the saleratus at the trashcan’s bottom to remove bad smell.

7. Deodorizing Recyclables

Clean the recyclable container regularly by applying saleratus on a wet sponge and wipe it before rinsing it.

8. Deodorizing Drains

To deodorize your tub drains and sink, and prevent lingering odors from ruining your home, put half a cup of saleratus down your drain as you run warm tap water. It will help to neutralize basic and acidic odors to give a fresh drain.

9. Cleaning and Deodorizing Dishwashers

Before using the dishwasher, use saleratus for deodorizing and as a gentle cleanser as you clean dishes.

10. Deodorizing Garbage Disposals

Put some saleratus on the drain and run warm tap water to remove bad odors and deodorize your garbage disposal.

11. Deodorizing Lunch Boxes

This is one of the best baking soda benefits. Between uses, put a bag of saleratus that cannot spill in your lunchbox to remove bad odors.

12. Eradicating Carpet Odors

Apply saleratus on your carpet and let it sit overnight. Then sweep it up in the morning and vacuum your carpet as usual. Your vacuum cleaner bag will fill up heavily. This will remove bad smells from your carpet. This will also deodorize and remove bad smells from your vacuum cleaner.

13. Making Your Closet Fresh

Mount a box of saleratus on a shelf in your closet to keep it smelling fresh.

14. Deodorizing Cars

Bad smells settle on the car carpet and upholstery. Hence, whenever you get in your car and sit, the odors get released into the air. Remove these odors by applying saleratus directly on carpets and fabric car seats. Then wait for fifteen minutes and then use the vacuum to clean your carpets and seats. In case the odors are strong, wait for longer before vacuuming.

15. Deodorizing Your Cat Box

Cover the pan’s bottom with saleratus before filling it with litter. Freshen between changes by sprinkling saleratus on the litter’s top after an intense cleaning. Green tea can also help.

16. Deodorizing Pet Bedding

Remove odors from the bedding of your pets by applying saleratus to it. Vacuum up the bedding after fifteen minutes. If the odors are powerful, you can wait longer.

17. Deodorizing Sneakers

Prevent your sneakers from smelling by applying saleratus to them whenever you are not using them. Shake out prior to wearing them. But when your sneakers can no longer be worn, dispose of them.

18. Freshening Linens

Include half a cup of saleratus to your towels and sheets as you wash them for a fresher feel and smell.

19. Deodorizing Your Wash

This is another one of the best baking soda benefits. Add a half cup of saleratus to your washing cycle as you clean gym clothes and other smelly clothes. Baking soda will neutralize the bad smells.

20. Freshening Stuffed Animals

Clean your toys, especially stuffed animals using dry saleratus. Apply saleratus to your stuffed animals and allow it to remain for fifteen minutes. Then brush off the powder.

 

 

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