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Vansh Chopra

System Engineer IBM | Posted 20 Sep, 2018 |

Is Baking Soda good for health and beauty?

Priya Gupta

Working with holistic nutrition.. | |Updated 20 Sep, 2018

If you think that Baking Soda is just for using in baking, helping in cleaning, chasing away odour, and sitting in a corner of your kitchen most of the times, then you need to reconsider the uses of Baking Soda.

Baking Soda, which is Sodium Bicarbonate, is alkaline in chemical nature and hence a very good antacid. These properties of Baking Soda makes it a suitable substance for your health and beauty. 


Here’s how:

Advantages of Baking Soda for beauty:

1. Baking soda can help you get rid of your acne. Just apply the paste of baking soda and water, massaging the areas affected by acne, let it stay for some time and then rinse your face with cold water.
2. Mixing Baking Soda with lemon juice and applying on face helps getting rid of blemishes.
3. It is an effective exfoliator, and hence a very good way of removing blackheads.
4. Rubbing it on lips, makes them light and soft.
5. Baking Soda also helps you in whitening your teeth.

Advantages of Baking Soda for Health:

1. Baking soda is a natural antacid, so it neutralizes the acid in your body.
2. Solution of baking soda in water acts as a barrier against urinary tract infections.
3. Drinking baking soda mixed in water also helps in enhancing our physical performance and exercising abilities.
4. It is good for joint problems, as the lactic acid which affects it adversely is neutralized by baking soda.
5. It treats ailments by reducing inflammation in body.