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Beyond baking and bad odours
Beyond baking and bad odours

If you’ve recently bought bi-carb soda, it’s probably in one of two places – sitting in the back of your fridge to ward off bad odours, or in your pantry with your baking ingredients.

Believe it or not, bi-carb soda, also known as bicarbonate of soda and baking soda, can be useful for a variety of things, including improving your overall health. Its use has been applied to help alleviate symptoms from illnesses, soothing itchy skin, to even brightening your smile.

We spoke with health experts who weigh in on the various health benefits of bi-carb soda. Remember, you should always speak with your doctor before trying anything new to alleviate or treat health ailments.