Sodium bicarbonate is commonly known as baking soda. The scientific name is NaHCO3. Baking soda is an alkaline compound found in crystalline form in nature. It is ground into a fine powder and is used in cooking, cleanin... More »

Sodium bicarbonate, commonly known as the active ingredient in baking soda, is useful medicinally to relieve heartburn and acid indigestion; as a leavening agent in cooking; as a cleaning agent to help with scrubbing and... More » Science Chemistry Solutions & Mixtures

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

Chloride, magnesium, sodium, sulfate, calcium, bicarbonate and potassium are the most abundant ions in sea water. These ions form the bulk of seawater, while oxygen and water form the remaining portion. The ionic makeup ... More »

Sodium bicarbonate, commonly referred to as baking soda, and acetic acid, which is vinegar, combine to create an acid-base chemical reaction. The baking soda serves as the base and the vinegar is the acid. More »

Sodium bicarbonate, the active ingredient in baking soda, works as a temporary antacid to reduce stomach acid and reduce heartburn, upset stomach and indigestion, according to WebMD. With a doctor’s prescription, patient... More »

Sodium bicarbonate, or baking soda, can help prevent the formation of uric acid kidney stones and help dissolve existing uric acid stones, notes WebMD. Sodium bicarbonate tablets are available for this purpose, but they ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases