Baking soda is widely available. Some may not understand its applications are almost endless and extraordinary.
When I lived in Philadelphia, I decreased the roach population by setting out baking soda and sugar. The sugar attracted them, and the baking soda killed them.
According to Seattle Children's Hospital, bee or wasp stings may be relieved using a baking soda paste. Turn it on and forget about it for around 20 minutes.
Baking soda is a safer alternative to commercial de-icer for slippery stairs or icy sidewalks.
Sprinkle baking soda on a sponge or dishes with baked-on food before cleaning. Baking soda increases cleaning strength without scratching.
Plastic plates discoloured from minestrone or pasta warming at work? Baking soda paste removes red.