- 100% Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate (Bicarbonate of Soda)
- When mixed with water, Sodium Bicarbonate becomes famous as an antacid solution commonly used to treat acid indigestion and heartburn.
- Sodium Bicarbonate is a fine white powder form of sodium crystals with a slightly salty taste, reminiscent of it’s close cousin sodium carbonate (also known as washing powder).
- In the cosmetic industry Sodium Bicarbonate is popularly used as a fizzing agent in bath bombs, a toothpaste additive and a deodorant.
- For External Use Only.
Found naturally in mineral springs as a component part of Natron, Sodium Bicarbonate is commonly referred to as baking soda, bicarbonate of soda or simply ‘bicarb’.
It has medicinal properties, and has been employed in the past as a relief from scalding / burns, and allergic reactions to a number of plants to relieve itching.
In a personal hygiene, Sodium Bicarbonate is used as an additive to toothpaste where it is known to have whitening properties and can neutralise acid in the mouth.
Around the home Bicarbonate of soda is used as a cleansing agent, and added to washing machines to soften water and remove odours from clothing. It is particularly effective, when diluted in warm water, at removing stubborn tea and coffee stains from cups and mugs.
This product is supplied with a durable, reusable storage pot. Ideal for those ordering larger quantities or placing regular orders.