why is baking soda a “must have” for your everyday life?

what is baking soda?b soda

it is basically a ground up rock, a base mineral. sodium bicarbonate. the natural mineral form is nahcolite, it is a component of the mineral natron and is found disolved in many mineral springs.



Conventionnal cleansers can expose us to multiple chemicals linked to asthma,cancer, skin illness and other documented health problems. but you also can find dangerous chimical in your beauty and personal care products and various other items like candles.

Also, the environmental polluants from cleaning and personal care product are washing down our drains and into our water system. Resulting of situation like the chimical triclosant ( a pesticide added to many product as an antibacterial agent) being found in dolphins. remember that this same water will sometimes come back in your tap water.


we can protect ourself from the array of toxins in household cleaning product that many corporations are perpetrating in the name of fighting grim and germs.


baking soda can do some pretty magical things

when it comes to cleaning you can use it for pretty much anything you can imagine, from unclogging drains to deodorizing the carpet.

You can use baking soda for

-handwash dishes, pots and pan

-freshen sponges

-cleaning oven and microwave

-polish metal

-clean floors, fournitures, shower curtains, baby clothes, cars

-remove oil and grease stains

-deodorize your refrigerator, the cutting board, trash cans, recyclable, drains, dishwasher, garbage disposal

-remove odor from carpet, vacuum cleaner, pet bedding…etc

It can as well be used for personal care ;


-whitnen your teeth

-mouth freshen

=facial scrub and body exfoliant

-harsh deodorant

-used as an antacid

-treat insect bites and itchy skin

-hand cleanser and softener

-bath soak

-help your hair

-soothe your feet

– etc….

here some of my favorites recipes you can easily make at home

  • avoid the chemicals and make your own coconut oil tooth past ;




-2 tablespoons coconut oil ( i love using natural extra virgin and organic)coco
-2 tb spoon baking soda

-10 drops of peppermint essential oil or lemon ( or any edible essential oil, to taste )



instructions: simply mix each of the ingredients together then tip it into a jar or airtight container with a tight lid.
once you use up your first batch, have fun and feel free to experiment with different flavours and aromas. Always check if the essential oils you are using are of a recognised food grade.

here where you can find the ingredient needed
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Advantages Of Coconut Oil As Tooth-Paste:

Coconut Oil has excellent antibacterial properties that hold significant benefits to the mouth. In a recent study from the Athlone Institute of Technology on different oils and their benefits toward mouth health, coconut oil was shown to be the best. Here are the reasons why one should start using coconut oil instead of their Tooth-Paste.

with the same ingredients you can make your own

  • natural face wash recipe :

-2 teaspoons coconut oil ( organic extra virgin)
-1 teaspoon baking soda

instructions :
-mix the ingredients in a small bowl, making only one treatment at a time.
-once it forms a paste apply gently to your skin in a circular motion
-leave on your face for no more than 5 minutes
-rince with warm water,massaging your skin in a circular motion
-pat face dry with a clean towel.

use it twice a week


here my favorites cleaning product. it works magically and is fully natural and safe to use

you simply need :

baking soda,
-white vinegar,-spray bottle
-essential oil 47c09de41eb3dcf80a57d379e81cfdff

instruction :
-using a funnel, put 1 teaspoon of baking soda into the spray bottle
-2 tablespoon white vinegar ( the baking soda is going to react, it is all normal, no panic)
-fill up the spray bottle with warm water ,shake it up
-add a few drop of essential oil if desired ( i love adding lemon for the fresh smell and tea tree for its antibacterial proprieties)


you will easily find some other recipes on-line, have a look and be creative.

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I hope you enjoyed this post and will give baking soda a try, it is absolutely fantastic, it really worth it!