What is baking soda?
Baking soda is categorized as natural salt. It is a chemical product of bicarbonate that dissolve in water. This product is mostly used for baking process and bread or cakes production. Some also use this product to produce ulcer medicine or to neutralize acid gas in the stomach.
Baking soda carries great cleansing material. As it alkaline nature, this product is very good neutralizer. This is the reason to explore the use of baking soda to cure skin problems.
Baking Soda for beauty skin scrub
DIY baking soda beauty skin scrub?
- Prepare a bowl of coconut oil. How to choose high quality coconut oil?
- Prepare a spoon of baking soda.
- Mix a spoon of baking soda.
- Add more baking soda into coconut oil. And mix until baking soda perfectly dissolve.
- When coconut oil and baking soda is perfectly dissolve, the mixing is soft, not so harsh not oily.
- Remove the mixing into a jar and put away from sun for 24 hours before using.
Why not use directly after mixing?
Baking soda is made of chemical of Natrium Bicarbonate (Bicnat/ NaHCO3) which is a chemical that can produce Carbon Dioxide, this chemical has alkaline nature, which is used for neutralized acidity in the body. When the baking soda is rest with coconut oil, the alkaline process makes the scrub softer for the skin and can be used for daily use.
Anything we put in our skin goes directly to our blood. In this way, our nervous system can easily process the chemical. This is reason why we need to be mindful of the product we put in the skin.
Can we eat Baking Soda?
Yes, we can consume Baking Soda, in fact Baking Soda is being used for bread production.
We can also consume baking soda with some other conditions. Baking soda can be used for liver cleansing. During fasting for liver cleansing, baking soda is being consumed on the final day of the 7 days liver cleanse fasting. Pre-fasting procedure for liver fasting is requiring consumption of green apple juice only for 7 day. This fasting, if done diligently, can help to cure illness, such as gallstones.
Where can we find Baking Soda?
If you are going to a super market, you can find baking soda on food section, most probably at the bread shelf. As baking soda is mostly being used for bread making. If you are in Bali, you can easily find Baking Soda at Bali Buda stores.
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