Baking soda's mundane and common household item status belies it's historical roots. It's first recorded use dates back to the Ancient Egyptians, who used a form of sodium bicarbonate in the mummification process. Today I bring you four modern uses (no mummification involved) for baking soda. Enjoy!
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Body Scrub: Summer can be rough on your skin, but you can use all natural baking soda to smooth out roughness on feet, knees, even the face. Place 2 teaspoons baking soda in your palm gradually add water till the mixture is the consistency of syrup. Smooth the baking soda over the skin rubbing gently do not scrub the granules in the baking soda do their best work when used with a light hand.
Do you have any favorite uses for baking soda?