Baking soda is used for both culinary properties and its cleaning effects. It is affordable and simple to use and it offers many possibilities for solving the problems without using products rich in chemicals. Here are some of its useful applications:
-It alleviates bee stings
It is said that baking soda can help for bee or wasp stings. Even it is not scientifically backed up, the baking soda’s alkaline properties fight off the formic acid in the wound and help in the removal of foreign pollutant. For better results, apply mixture of water and baking soda after the stinger has been removed.
-It removes splinters
Mercola claims that a mixture of water and baking soda can act as drawing agent on the objects that are not wanted from the surface on the skin, like the splinters.