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 »

Good ways to use baking soda for cleaning include as an odor remover, as a booster for detergent, as a scratch free scouring powder and in cleaning plastics. Baking soda is an affordable cleaning agent that is nontoxic a... More »

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Baking soda can treat minor injuries, relieve digestive issues, and serve as a soaking aid. It can also freshen and clean areas of the home. More »

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Baking soda and baking powder are not the same thing. Baking soda is bicarbonate of soda and is basic, which means its pH is higher than 7. Baking powder has bicarbonate of soda as well as acid salts such as cream of tar... More »

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Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, can be an effective treatment for digestive upset, gout and kidney stones, according to WebMD. Baking soda also has topical uses, such as relieving discomfort from burns and itching, T... More »

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Baking soda is edible and is most commonly used as a leavening agent in baking. Baking soda can also be used, dissolved in water, as a drink to help ease stomach and digestive issues. Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, ... More »

Baking soda and baking powder are different products that are non-interchangeable. Even though both products are commonly used as a leavening agent, baking soda is made of sodium bicarbonate alone. Baking powder contains... More »