Baking soda is a white, very fine powder that dissolves well in water. Sodium bicarbonate is widely used in the chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries. And also baking soda takes almost the first place in the home medicine cabinet.
Soda is an excellent prevention of tooth decay. Acids that destroy tooth enamel, which are formed in the oral cavity due to the vital activity of bacteria, can be neutralized with sodium bicarbonate solution. Just rinse your mouth with a baking soda solution several times a day, or soak your toothbrush, dip it in the baking soda, and brush your teeth.
Add a little bit of foot bath baking soda to the water to neutralize the bacteria's acids that make your feet unpleasant. You can also eliminate the pungent armpit sweat odor.
An effective remedy for itching from insect bites is a mushy mixture of baking soda and water. Simply apply the prepared mixture to the damaged area of the skin.
For sore throat, stir 1 tsp. soda, 1 pinch of salt in a glass of warm water and gargle with this solution every 2-3 hours. This treatment neutralizes pain-causing acids. Also, such a solution helps to relieve inflammation of the oral mucosa.
For diaper rash in a newborn, it is recommended to make lotions with a weak solution of baking soda 1-2 times a day.
With excessive dryness of the skin, dry dermatitis, ichthyosis, psoriasis, it is recommended to take therapeutic baths with the addition of 35 g of baking soda, 20 g of magnesium carbonate and 15 g of magnesium perborate to the water. The duration of such a bath should not exceed 15 minutes.