12 August

Baking soda - a panacea for many ills

Baking soda is in every house.Inexpensive, accessible to all, housewives soda helps not only in the kitchen, but it is indispensable in the home medicine cabinet.

Baking soda was invented by the French chemist Leblanc at the end of the XVIII century.Initially this discovery was kept secret for many years, and only the invention of a new method for preparing soda helped spread especially in the confectionery business.

use baking soda for baking, in meat dishes, drinks and so on. D. But in Russia it is accepted to use soda and even as a therapeutic agent.

Treatment with baking soda

- Soda , dissolved in milk - one of the best ways to alleviate cough: Soda perfectly liquefies phlegm.Doctors recommend dissolve 1 teaspoon of baking soda in the boiling milk and take it at night.

- Nothing so well does not relieve sore throat as it rinse 5-6 times a day with a solution of baking soda (2 teaspoons baking soda in a glass of warm water).

- Coping with a cold will help instill in the nose soda solution

.And with copious recommend 2-3 times a day to do the washing soda.

- When conjunctivitis also help multiple eyewash solution of soda using a soft cotton swab.Just remember that a cotton swab can be used only once.

- Soda has long been used in medicine as a treatment for arrhythmia.A sudden heart attack can be stopped by taking half a teaspoon of this simple tool.

- Helps to soda and hypertension: enhanced thanks to the removal of fluids and salts from the body, it lowers blood pressure.Half a teaspoon of baking soda, adopted along with medications to reduce their dose.

Baking soda at home

- soda - an effective remedy for motion sickness in transport.It is also able to help with a large blood loss, poisoning, occur with repeated vomiting and diarrhea, prolonged fever with profuse sweating.To compensate for fluid loss characteristic of all these cases, it is necessary to prepare a soda-salt solution: half a teaspoon of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of salt diluted in 1 liter of warm boiled water and give the patient 1 tablespoon every 5 minutes.

- Do not sweat preventing isolation, soda neutralizes its acidic environment, and, respectively, and an unpleasant odor.Therefore, in the summer time in the morning is useful to wipe underarms small piece of cotton wool dipped in a solution of soda.

- Soda solution helps eliminate the effects of insect bites, soothe itching and burning, as well as preventing the ingress of bacteria into the wound.

- With a cold, pour into the teapot 1 cup of water, add 1 teaspoon of baking soda.When the water boils, on the spout should be put on a tube of paper and get some soda on steam for 10-15 minutes for the expectoration.

- When inflammation of the gums need to mix baking soda with a little water and apply it with your fingers along the gum line on a small area of ​​the mouth.Then clean with a toothbrush.For a time you clean, otpoliruete your teeth and neutralize acid bacteria.

- Very often gastric dysfunction can cause headaches and not only them.In this case it is enough to drink a glass of milk at room temperature with two pinches of soda.

- For bowel cleansing enemas are sometimes used soda (1 teaspoon of baking soda in the process).And in a ratio of 1 tablespoon of baking soda to 1 quart of water, it is used for gastric lavage.

Soda in recipes beauty

- With wrinkled, rough and chapped skin on the elbows useful special bath.The basin need to pour 1 liter of hot, soapy water and add 50 grams of soda.Elbow grease cream and dipped in the resulting solution for 10 minutes, occasionally gently rubbing the skin on the elbows with a pumice stone.Then again and keep oil cream for another 10 minutes in the solution.After the procedure, the elbows must be dry and grease cream.The course of treatment - 8-10 baths.

- When excessive sweating feet should wash their morning and evening water soda solution (1 teaspoon of baking soda in 1 cup of warm water).After that you need to put soaked in a solution of fleece between the toes all night and in the morning - again, they wash, wipe and then put on shoes.

- For the treatment of fungal infections on the feet, especially between the toes, to be dissolved in a little water 1 table spoon of baking soda and rub this mixture of the place struck by a fungus, then rinse with water and dry.Finish the procedure sprinkled sore starch or sugar.

- With leather soles roughening helpful at bedtime for 30 minutes hover legs in the following solution: 2 liters of hot water, 1 teaspoon soda , 1 tablespoon of grated soap, and then grease the top of the foot fat cream.

Soda for food contraindications

  • Baking soda causes irritation with prolonged contact with the skin.So do not make any packs with soda at night.
  • There is a possibility of personal allergic reaction to baking soda.
  • very caustic soda product.Therefore, if it enters into the eye of soda, it is necessary to immediately wash it with plenty of water.
  • baking soda are not recommended to add when cooking vegetables, because it destroys many vitamins, while preserving the color of vegetables.
  • Prolonged use of soda, as a medicament or prophylactic agent can cause nausea.In this case, it is strongly recommended to stop taking baking soda.
  • Never take a soda if you are not sure that the baking soda.There is a huge amount of industrial sodium compounds, which are not actually baking soda (sodium bicarbonate - GOST 2156-76)

Surely you are using baking soda and in many other cases too.Tell us all about their family recipes!

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