Sodium Bicarbonate, or baking soda as people would prefer to say, is commonly used as leaveners in baked goods. This chemical compound is found in crystalline form in nature but is ground to a fine powder for use in cooking. However, besides cooking purposes, does Sodium Bicarbonate have any other impact on our health?
So what are the benefits of drinking water-mixed baking soda?
Improve the digestive system
If you have a stomach problem, mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with 1 glass of water every morning. This solution will maintain a stable and healthy pH in your digestive system, minimize gastric gas, and better bowel movements.
Improve heart health
Disorders of the blood flow and heart system will make you get tired quickly, cause digestive system disorders, and decrease immune system. Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda and 1 glass of water every day to detox and increase blood flow.
For over bloating, you can reduce it by mixing 1 teaspoon with ¾ glass of water. It will return pH to its neutral state hence decrease the gas production. The acid and enzyme condition will return to neutral.
Maintain kidneys health
In order for our body to work properly, kidneys are one of the most important organs. A study in Royal London Hospital, there were 134 patients with chronic kidneys disorder consume baking soda routinely every day. The study showed the decrease of their kidneys disorders is better than the patients whom weren’t consuming baking soda. By mixing 1 teaspoon of baking soda and a glass of water, it will maintain the hormone and pH balance, also improve nutrition absorption.
As a mouthwash
Due to the variation of our foods, it’s important to clean the inside of our mouth to prevent any illness or the growth of fungus. Mouthwash could reach every nook and cranny that’s unreachable by mere toothbrush. There are already lots of people using baking soda as a mouthwash because of its anti-bacterial and anti-microbial nature. Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda and a glass of warm water, use it routinely.
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