Otherwise known as sodium bicarbonate, baking soda is a white powder with a salty taste derived from the mineral natron. It’s been used since the 19th century for baking and is safe and nontoxic. Many people confuse baking powder (which can contain aluminum) with baking soda which does NOT contain aluminum.
Today, baking soda offers a plethora of cleaning uses in and around our home. Below are 51 uses for baking soda. Got a favorite? Let us know in the comments below (and feel free to share a new idea)!