Baking soda can treat the entire family from various ailments.
The taste of soda, dissolved in milk, familiar to everyone from childhood. And to this day is the best remedy for relieving cough soda perfectly liquefies phlegm. Doctors have recommended to dissolve one teaspoon soda in boiling milk and taken at night.
Those who do not like or can not tolerate milk, when coughing will help inhalation with soda solution – tablespoon to a liter of boiling water.
Nothing relieves the pain in the throat, as a gargle with a solution of baking soda – two teaspoons in a glass of warm water. Rinsing it should be five to six times a day. Soda hydrates the mucous membrane of the throat, thus reducing irritation.
To cope with the cold will help burying his nose in the soda solution. With abundant secretions I advise you to do the washing – place in the nose a few pipettes of the solution, and after a minute cleanse it of mucus. The procedure must be repeated two or three times a day.
With conjunctivitis help multiple eye wash solution of soda. Just remember that a cotton swab can be used only once.
What ulcer did not resort to the soda, to get rid of pain and heartburn? It neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach, and improvement occurs in a few minutes. So soda for many years was the main cure for peptic ulcer. However, its frequent use gives the opposite effect: acid secretion increases. In addition, the interaction of the acid with the soda produces carbon dioxide, which bombards the thinned wall of the stomach that can cause ulcer perforation. Therefore, soda should only be used when no other medications.
Soda has long been used in medicine as an antiarrhythmic drug. Sudden onset of palpitations can be stopped by taking half a teaspoon.
Helps to soda and hypertension: due to increased excretion of fluid and salts from the body it lowers blood pressure. Half a teaspoon, adopted along with medications to reduce their dose.
Soda is a very effective remedy for motion sickness. Do not forget to take a powder.
If someone gets burned by acid, it can instantly neutralize the soda solution.
Soda – first aid in case of severe injury, greater blood loss, poisoning, accompanied with repeated vomiting and diarrhea, prolonged fever with torrential sweats. To compensate the loss of fluid, it is necessary to prepare the soda-salt solution. The recipe is simple: half a teaspoon of baking soda and a teaspoon of salt dissolve in one liter of warm boiled water. Give 1 tablespoon every five minutes.
Can not do without soda and patients with a felon – a purulent inflammation of the finger. Treatment start as soon as the throbbing pain. Prepare a strong soda solution: two tablespoons of baking soda in a pint of hot water. Lower back finger and hold for about twenty minutes. Do it three times a day and the inflammation will resolve.
Rinsing your mouth with baking soda relieves toothache. Especially effective is the flux (inflammation of the periosteum). Prepare a hot soda solution, rinse their mouth 5 to 6 times a day. Sometimes it allows to avoid surgical treatment.
Soda – a great cosmetic. Mix it with soap flakes, apply this mixture face twice a week. Well it helps with youth acne, clearing the skin of dead cells and opening the pores of the face.
Soda can replace whitening toothpastes. Dip it with a cotton swab, RUB the teeth until you remove the yellow tinge. The result is visible even after one cleaning.
Not preventing the release of sweat, the baking soda will neutralize its acidic environment. And as you know, it will rapidly breed bacteria that give sweat odor. So in the summer mornings it is useful to wipe the armpit with a cotton swab dipped in a solution of soda – the smell will not be all day.
The club soda helps to get rid of the effects of insect bites. If several times a day, spread it over the bite, the burning and itching will disappear. In addition, the soda prevents the ingress of bacteria into the wound.
After a busy day to relieve fatigue and swelling of the legs will help foot bath with soda: five tablespoons per ten litres of warm water. Fifteen minutes and you can dance until the morning!