30 Uses For Baking Soda: The One Ingredient That Can Do Pretty Much Anything

Baking soda is basically a miracle ingredient. Yes you can use it for baking (as its name suggests) but it also has so many other fantastic uses. It’s a cleaner, a deodorizer, it’s pretty much a homeowner’s best friend.

Keep reading to discover all of the ways you can use baking soda around your home. The tip about deodorizing cutting boards might even change your life. Keep calm and sodium bicarbonate on!

Relieve Skin Irritation

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You can add a cup of baking soda to your bath water to help soften your skin and relieve irritation. It may not be all that glamorous, but it is way cheaper than a Lush bath bomb.

You can always throw in some essential oils if you want to make your skin smell as lovely as it will feel. Lavender is a good choice if you’re bathing right before bedtime.