Baking soda, otherwise known as sodium bicarbonate, has the chemical properties of not being flammable, being easily decomposed by acids, starting to decompose in water solution at approximately 20 degrees Celsius and an... More »

Baking soda neutralizes the acid in recipes and aids in the leavening process. Once baking soda is mixed with other ingredients and placed into the oven, a chemical reaction creates bubbles of carbon dioxide that expand. More »

The only ingredient in baking soda is sodium bicarbonate. It is also known as bicarbonate of soda, sodium hydrogen carbonate, carbonic acid or sodium acid carbonate, according to PubChem. More » Food Food Facts Dry Ingredients

Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is highly soluble in water. This means that it can easily be dissolved in water but can also be fully recovered when the water is evaporated. More »

Baking soda does not lower the temperature of water — instead it raises the temperature slightly, due to the chemical reaction that takes place. Baking soda and water creates an exothermic chemical reaction, which means ... More »

Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, helps heartburn, according to Mayo Clinic. The dosage for adults and adolescents is 1/2 teaspoon in 1 cup of water every 2 hours. Children should take the solution only under a doctor'... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Sodium metasilicate is a colorless or white chemical compound that forms an alkaline solution when mixed with water. It is a component in high-temperature adhesives and in insulation boards for fire protection. Sodium me... More » Science Chemistry