Baking soda...cheap and useful and edible!
1. Deodorizing Wastebasket
Defeating odors in the bathroom often feel like a waste of time. Keep bathroom wastebaskets fresh-smelling with just a sprinkle of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda. Apply regularly as you add to the container or when empty wash the container with a solution of 1 cup of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda per 1 gallon of water.
2. Deodorizing Drains
What goes down sometimes comes back up. To deodorize your sink and tub drains, and keep lingering odors from resurfacing, pour ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda down the drain (1/2 cup) while running warm tap water. ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda will neutralize both acid and basic odors for a fresh drain. Here's a tid bit to remember - when replacing your box of ARM & HAMMER® Fridge-n-Freezer® Odor Absorber (every 3 months) pour the contents of the old box down the drain to get a little extra mileage.
3. Mouth Cleaning
Clean up your mouth! ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda is a gentle non-fluoride dentifrice that helps keep teeth clean and white. Dip a damp toothbrush in some ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda sprinkled into your palm. Brush as usual and rinse. For a smile that’s Cleaner, Whiter, Fresher(tm) try ARM & HAMMER® Oral Care products with the proven cleaning power of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda. ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda does not contain the anti-cavity ingredient fluoride. Use it where water is fluorinated or when a non-fluoride toothpaste is desired for adult use or as directed by your dentist or physician.
4. Surface-Safe Cleaning
Glub in the tub? For safe, effective cleaning of bathroom tubs, tile and sinks - even shiny fiberglass and glossy tiles- sprinkle ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda lightly on a clean damp sponge and scrub as usual. Rinse thoroughly and wipe dry. Afterwards, take a nice relaxing bath without the worry of harsh chemicals.
5. Cleaning Bathroom Floors
Leave it up to ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda to speed things up in the bathroom. ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda helps remove the dirt and grime from a bathroom tile or no-wax floor quickly and easily. Mix 1/2 cup ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda in a bucket of warm water, mop and rinse clean for a sparkling floor.
6. Shower Curtains
Clean and deodorize your vinyl shower curtain by sprinkling ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda directly on a clean damp sponge or brush. Scrub the shower curtain and rinse clean. Hang it up to dry.
7. Septic Care
Regular use of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda in your drains can help keep your Septic System flowing freely. We recommend adding 1 cup of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda per week to help maintain a favorable pH in your Septic Tank.
A quick pit stop. Dust ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda under arms as needed to feel fresh all day. The magic of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda actually absorbs odors instead of just covering them up. For wetness and deodorization protection, try ARM & HAMMER® ULTRAMAX Deodorant Antiperspirant.
Spicy food is yummy until it bothers the tummy. ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda is a safe and effective antacid to relieve heartburn, sour stomach and/or acid indigestion, when used as directed. Always refer to the ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda package for instructions. Learn more about how ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda works as an antacid.
10. Oral Appliance Soak
Don’t let odors keep you tight-lipped. Soak oral appliances, like retainers, mouthpieces, and dentures in a solution of 2 teaspoons ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda dissolved in a glass or small bowl of warm water. The ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda loosens food particles and neutralizes odors to keep appliances fresh! You can also brush appliances clean using ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda.
11. Soothing Foot Soak
A great way to start your home pedicure. Dissolve 3 tablespoons of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda in a basin of warm water and soak feet. Gently scrub with a paste of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda. The hardest part is deciding which color nail polish you’ll use this week!
12. Hair Care
For locks that rock, remember to shake it. Sprinkle a small amount (quarter-size) of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda into your palm along with your favorite shampoo. Shampoo as usual and rinse thoroughly.The ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda helps remove the residue that styling products leave behind so your hair is cleaner and more manageable.
13. Mouth Freshening
Bad breath keeping you tight-lipped? Open up for ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda. Put one teaspoon in half a glass of water, swish, spit and rinse. Odors are neutralized - not just covered up - so get ready to pucker up!
Bonuse: Refreshing Bath Soak
No cell phones allowed! Wash away more than just tension. Add 1/2 cup of ARM & HAMMER® Baking Soda to your bath to neutralizes acids on the skin and help wash away oil and perspiration. Your skin will feel silky smooth!