Home Remedies with Baking Soda

Home remedies with Baking Soda

There are many home remedies with baking soda that will save you money with amazing results. Baking soda is for more than keeping your fridge fresh!  For more than 165 years, people have been using Arm & Hammer Baking Soda as home remedies for cleaning, personal care, and baking! Let’s talk about getting your home and self ready for the upcoming holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and more with Arm & Hammer Baking Soda.

Home Remedies with Baking Soda

This year, I am hosting Thanksgiving at our home. I have already started to think about everything I need to do to prepare for both Thanksgiving and Christmas.  This involves a lot of cleaning!Arm & Hammer Baking Soda is so versatile that you can clean your home and even use it for beautifying yourself too.

Baking Soda as Carpet & Upholstery Freshener:
Instead of expensive, chemical-laden carpet fresheners, use Arm & Hammer Baking Soda on your carpets, upholstered sofas, and chairs. Wait 15 minutes and vacuum. It removes the odors and leaves your home smelling clean – not over-scented like other carpet fresheners and at a fraction of the cost. Having a large dog in the house for years and now having 2, I use this trick all the time! I get the Household Cleaning size of Arm & Hammer Baking Soda for this!

Baking Soda to Deodorize Trash Cans:
When I think about it, I add a little Arm & Hammer Baking Soda to my trash cans to absorb odors in the kitchen. You can also use it in the bathroom. Or, add 1 cup of baking soda and 1 gallon of water to wash trash cans.

I just leaned that you can use Arm & Hammer Baking Soda to:

Baking Soda  to Polish Silver Flatware:
You can create a paste using 3 parts Arm & Hammer Baking Soda to 1 part water. Rub the paste on your silverware with clean clothe. Rinse and dry for shiny silver flatware. I will do this the week before my Thanksgiving guests come over! I tried it today and it was super easy!

Polish Silver Flatware with Arm & Hammer Baking Soda
Polish Silver Flatware with Arm & Hammer Baking Soda

Baking Soda to Wash Fruits & Vegetables:
You can use Arm & Hammer Baking Soda to wash your fruits and vegetables – it is so much less expensive than fruit washes and is food-safe.  Simply sprinkle the baking soda on a clean sponge, scrub produce, and rinse. If it is a soft-skinned item, you can add the soda to a bowl of water and just agitate the produce and rinse. I never thought of doing this before and think it is a great idea. The Arm & Hammer Pure Baking Soda Shaker is perfect for this since your hands will be wet and it won’t affect the plastic container.

Wash Fruits & Vegetables with Arm & Hammer Baking Soda

Pamper Yourself with Arm & Hammer Baking Soda

It has been a long time but I use to use Arm & Hammer Baking Soda in my hair to reduce the product buildup from styling products and shampoo. Just add some to your shampoo and wash your hair. It really works, I can’t believe that I got out of the routine! This is a very inexpensive way to take care of your hair.

Arm & Hammer Baking Soda is a great, natural exfoliate too. You can use it to give yourself a mini manicure, pedicure, and even take a relaxing soak in the tub with it.

  • For manicures, apply the baking soda in circular motions on hands and around fingers.  Use 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water.
  • For pedicures, add 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water and soak your feet 5-10 minutes for clean, smoother feet. Who couldn’t use this in the winter months?!
  • Add 1/2 cup Arm & Hammer Baking Soda to your bath water for silky smooth skin.

Other Home Remedies with Baking Soda?

Do you have other uses for Arm & Hammer Baking Soda that you would like to share?

Learn more home remedies with baking soda on the Arm & Hammer Solutions page.It is such an effective product to use as a variety of home remedies. I like that it is a natural product and especially that it is very inexpensive.  It makes preparing for the holidays easier because you can do so much with just one product – while saving money and time.

Learn more tips on the Arm & Hammer Facebook page.

I wrote this review while participating in an Blog Tour campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Arm & Hammer and received product samples to facilitate my post and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

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