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Bicarbonate of soda: 37 uses to leave you gobsmacked

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Bicarbonate of soda: 37 uses to leave you gobsmacked
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15) To whiten your laundry, wash all your whites together and add 300 g of bicarbonate of soda to the detergent compartment during the final rinse.

 

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16) Freshen the odour of your towels

Wash your whites at 90°C with two cups of white vinegar. Give them a second cycle in the machine at 90° with a half a cup of bicarbonate of soda.

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17) Shine up the grill of your barbecue with a paste made from bicarbonate of soda and water.

IN THE KITCHEN

18) Use bicarbonate of soda to replace yeast in baking

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19) To clean your fruit and vegetables, pour some water into the sink and use bicarbonate of soda to wash them

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20) To remove persistent food odours from your hands, scrub them with bicarbonate of soda and water for one minute

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21) Make your own toothpaste

Find an ultra-effective recipe here.

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22) For sore throats, gargle with a mixture of bicarbonate of soda, 230 mls of water and the juice of half a lemon

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