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Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)
Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)


 
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Product Code: SDBC-CN


16 oz Net Wt - 1 lb [$2.52]
32 oz Net Wt - 2 lbs [$4.56]
80 oz Net Wt - 5 lbs [$10.20]
400 oz Net Wt - 25 lbs [$72.00]
800 oz Net Wt - 50 lbs [$128.00]

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Sodium Bicarbonate is the chemical compound with the formula NaHCO3. Because it has long been known and is widely used, the salt has many other names including sodium hydrogen carbonate and "sodium bicarb," as well as baking soda, bread soda, saleratus, or bicarbonate of soda. It is soluble in water. This white solid is crystalline but often appears as a fine powder. It is a component of the mineral natron and is found dissolved in many mineral springs.

Baking soda is a natural particle that dissolves while cleansing the skin or in bath water. It is a natural alkaline that neutralizes acids and washes away oils and dirt. It's natural pH balance leaves the skin soft, silky and smooth. It is great to use in soaps, bath salts, and skin scrubs. When mixed in appropriate amounts with citric acid, it produces a chemical reaction that leads to the fizz in bath fizzies.

Cosmetic Uses:

* In toothpaste, baking soda helps to gently remove stains, whiten teeth, freshen breath, and dissolve plaque.
* Putting a little in shampoo removes left overs from other products and makes the hair more lustrous.
* Washing ones faces with sodium bicarbonate cleans pores and prevents acne.
* Add to hair if it's dirty and there's no time to wash it. Dry with warm air.

As a cleaning agent:

* A paste from baking soda can be very effective when used in cleaning and scrubbing.
* A solution in warm water will remove the tarnish from silver when the silver is in contact with a piece of aluminum foil.
* With water, it cleans the impurities on contact lenses. Rinse completely before wearing contacts to avoid stinging of the salt in baking soda.
* Cleans brushes and combs to prevent residues.
* Mix into a paste to clean the surface of an iron.
* Use to clean wine and coffee stains.
* Washing a car with it can remove dead bug bodies without damaging the paint.
* Used after teeth brushing for whitening effects.
* Pour 1 cup of baking soda down a drain and follow with 1/2 gallon of White Vinegar will degrease the drain.

Other uses:

* Baking soda and boiling water unclogs drains.
* It is used as a fabric softener in laundry.
* It is used to test garden soil for acidity. If it bubbles, the soil is too acidic.
* Sodium bicarbonate has been used as a short term sprint (> 1minute) enhancer. It buffers the build up of lactate by inducing alkalosis.
* If mixed with super glue, it makes a suitable filling for cracks in walls.
* Sprinkle on wet pages of books and then put them out to dry under the sun.


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