Baking Soda (Sodium bicarbonate)
The TreeActiv team is focused on providing you with products that will give you an experience unlike any other type of product currently on the market. We believe that beauty and health can be mutually beneficial, so we choose only the best natural ingredients to make our products. These ingredients, such as Baking Soda, are chosen because they help to provide both a physical and mental sense of well-being. We also wanted to provide you with some information, below, on why it was chosen.
So, What’s Up With Baking Soda?
Baking Soda is the common name for sodium bicarbonate, which is commonly used as a leavening agent for baking or to freshen up your home.
The natural form of Baking Soda is nahcolite, which is part of the natural mineral natron found in some saline lake beds.
Baking Soda has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties to help relieve symptoms caused by acne and prevent future breakouts.
Baking Soda acts as a gentle exfoliant that removes dead skin, loosens up dirt, and cleans away oil that clogs deep within your pores.
Baking Soda has many natural health benefits and uses, such as a natural deodorant, antacid for heartburn and indigestion, and teeth whitener.
Why Do We Use Baking Soda In TreeActiv Products?
Baking Soda is used in TreeActiv products due to its ability to act as an exfoliant and leaves your skin feeling healthy and clean. The added benefit of Baking Soda is that it is gentle enough on your skin that you can use it everyday for soaking your feet without damaging your skin! Baking Soda is a naturally forming compound that has several essential uses and can replace numerous harmful, corrosive chemicals, such as drain cleaners. Many common uses as an exfoliator are for your face, hands, and feet, as well as for itch relief from poison ivy or bug bites.
TreeActiv Products That Contain Baking Soda:
Some Fun Facts About Baking Soda:
- You can purchase a box of baking soda for under $1 at most supermarkets, making it one of the least expensive home remedies to keep on hand.
- It wasn’t until 1846 that Dr. Austin Church began to manufacture and sell pure baking soda, which up till then people commonly used the base mineral natron.
- Baking Soda is commonly used in chemistry labs to clean-up spilt acid, giving of a carbon dioxide gas byproduct.