It’s been dubbed the miracle in a Box and you will love all the Baking Soda Uses that can be included around your home. We’ve rounded up the best, so you don’t have to.

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This ingredient has so many uses it’s hard to believe there could be so many!  You won’t believe how many amazing uses there are for Baking Soda and it’s a handy and inexpensive natural ingredient that is a staple in many Pantries with so many purposes.

Possibly one of the most popular ways to use Baking Soda is a trick to remove Splinters and it really does work!

Remove Splinters with Baking Soda

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The secret to removing a Splinter with Baking Soda is to make a paste using water and 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda – the paste should be thick and not watery.

Apply the paste to the affected area and cover securely with a Band-Aid. You can remove the Band-Aid after 24 hours. The splinter may have come out onto the band-aid or sticking out.

Cleaning With Baking Soda

You can use Baking Soda in so many other instances. Did you also know it can be used for whitening nails, blackhead removal, and teeth whitening?

We are sure you are going to surprised at the uses that you discover. It’s a great neutralizer too for your fridge. Simply pop some in a bowl and the odor will disappear in no time at all. It sure is a powerful powder!

The 11 Simple Baking Soda Cleaning Recipes are proof of its power when it comes to cleaning. You can also use it as a Towel Refresher. It will bring the bounce and absorbency back to tired towels that have that musty, smelly, stinky aroma.

All you need to do is add 1/2 a cup of Baking Soda to the rinse cycle and you will remove that lingering smell. Baking Soda also makes an awesome air freshener. Simply add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to a small glass jar. Cover with a square of fabric and fasten with a rubber band. Shake to distribute oil and place in closet, bathroom or car.

You can refresh the scent as it disappears by adding more essential oils. We are trying that one for sure! You can also use Baking Soda for an Air Freshener, a Facial scrub, Homemade Clay Ornaments, fighting pimples and acne, and it is brilliant for freshening and deodorizing your Mattress.

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8 Household Uses for Baking Soda

Here are another 8 top uses we found on the Family Table Website and we particularly love the idea of removing that film that is on produce. The easy recipe involves sprinkling Baking Soda on a damp sponge and then giving a gentle scrub.

You can then rinse and for soft-skinned produce like apples you can sprinkle in water and dip the produce in the mixture. Always be sure to rinse well.

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Baking Soda Grout Cleaner

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Baking Soda Grout Cleaner Recipe

Using Baking Soda On Tiles can work a treat too. All you need is 7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup ammonia (or lemon juice) and 1/4 cup vinegar.

Spray on grout, leave for about 1 hour, then scrub vigorously with a scrubbing brush. As you can see from above, this really works.

33 Surprising Baking Soda Uses & Remedies

Dr Axe has some more unexpected ways to use Baking Soda. Who would have thought it could be a Bug Bite Soother or that it works so well for Sunburn Relief? Apparently, you add half a cup of baking soda to a warm bath and soak. Finish off with your favorite body lotion but the more natural the better.

It is also renowned for being a face exfoliator. Simply mix a teaspoon with half a cup of water and then use it in a circular motion on your face. Can’t wait to try that one!50 Uses For Baking Soda

Baking Soda Uses via Today

Have you heard of the Baking Soda and Vinegar Rinse? According to Mind Body Green Shampoo and Conditioner not only strip our hair due to all the build up and chemicals but it can really leave our hair lackluster.

The Baking Soda and Vinegar solution restores your hair by removing all the nasty toxins. Imagine it leeching into your scalp! It’s a layer of gunk that you can definitely do without.
Baking Soda Shampoo

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This hair detox recipe uses 1 part baking soda to 3 parts water. It is recommended to use in a squeeze bottle. Let it sit on your hair and then after a few minutes wash it out. 

Finish off with one part apple or white vinegar to 4 parts water, again in a squeeze bottle. Use this as a rinse. This then locks in the moisture and seals the hair follicles. Essential Oils  can be added to reduce the vinegar smell. The user reported smoother hair and no frizzies. We can’t wait to give it a try and strip our scalps back to a more natural state. You can find her full article hereBaking Soda Scalp Detox

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Here’s another version of the Baking Soda Scalp Detox using Olive Oil and Cinamon. This is a pre-shampoo treatment.


We’re not sure about you but there are times when our nails can become quite discolored. You may have been heavy duty gardening or you may have found it hard to shift smoking stains that have made your nails yellow over time. Maybe you used a dark color Nail Polish and they have never recovered.

Baking Soda Break Out Mask

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You are going to love this Nail Whitening trick that is used by Nail Technicians. You can use the soaking method above which involves 2 tablespoons of Hydrogen Peroxide mixed with 4 tablespoons of baking soda and 1/2 a cup of hot water. Simply soak your nails for 10 minutes and you will have instant results.

Whiten Nails With Baking Soda

If you are trying to remove the remnants of nail polish it is best to mix hydrogen peroxide and baking soda together to form a paste and brush the combination onto your nails.

Leave on for ten minutes and wash off. Your nails will be snow white and like new.

Unusual Uses For Baking Soda

Here’s a huge list of Unusual Uses For Baking Soda that shows you just how many uses there are. As you can see you can use it for cleaning, deodorising, cleaning your fruit and veg, to deodorise stinky feet and even clean your floors and dishes. Be sure that you Pin this clever chart.10 Benefits of Baking Soda for Hair, Skin and Body

Be sure to check out these 10 benefits of Baking Soda for Hair and Skin – You can brighten yellowed teeth, fight acne and pimples, remove dandruff, relieve sunburn and blisters to name a few. Be sure to Pin this Chart for future reference.

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