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SODIUM BICARBONATE – BULK 5L
SODIUM BICARBONATE – BULK 5L
What is it?
Essential for ecological cleaning, Sodium Bicarbonate, also known as Baking Soda cleans, degreases and shines all types of surfaces. Economical and non-toxic, it can be used as a scouring powder to clean sinks, showers, hobs, tiled surfaces… Deodorising, it is also effective in neutralising bad odors in the trash can, refrigerator, shoes or closets. This versatile product can also be added to laundry to increase the effectiveness of natural detergents, or used as a pre-treatment to remove stains.
Properties + How to use it?
• Multi-function ecological cleaner
• Degreases and shines all types of washable surfaces – Pure on a sponge for cleaning surfaces
• Purifying and deodorising
• Laundry stain remover
• Water softener, increases the effectiveness of natural detergents and prevents the formation of limestone
• Diluted in water for cleaning objects: accessories (hairbrushes, make-up sponges, etc.), tools, etc.
• To make your “homemade” household products (multi-cleaning uses, dishwashing products, etc.)
• To make your “homemade” detergents in powder or liquid form
To clean and deodorise the refrigerator: sprinkle powder on a damp sponge. Clean then rinse.
To clean the sink and hob: sprinkle powder on a damp sponge. Scrub the surfaces then rinse.
To deodorize the trash can: place 1 – 2 tablespoons of powder (+ possibly 4-6 drops of lemon essential oil) at the bottom of the trash can, before putting the bag.
Wash vegetables ( put in water and let the fruit and veggies float too)
To clean the oven and barbecue grills: Apply a paste of powder and water, especially on charred residue and traces of grease. Leave on overnight then clean with a damp sponge and rinse.
To scour pans and roasting pans: to eliminate carbonised residues, cover them with a paste made up of baking soda and water, leave to stand overnight, rub then rinse.
To clean worktops, tiles and credenzas/backsplashes: pour a little concentrated black household soap on a sponge, sprinkle with powder, and rub the surfaces, then rinse.
To neutralize bad odors in the fridge: place a cup filled with baking soda in your fridge.
To clean sinks, showers, bathtubs, tiles: sprinkle powder on a damp sponge. Scrub the surfaces then rinse.
To clean hairbrushes, clips, make-up accessories…: soak the objects in 1 L of hot water with 2 tablespoons of powder. Rub then rinse.
To unclog toilet pipes (minor clogs and regular preventive maintenance): pour 1/2 cup of powder into the opening of the pipe, then pour 1 cup of white vinegar. Leave to act for a few minutes then run a trickle of hot water for 1 to 2 minutes. Leave to rest for ten minutes.
To neutralise tobacco odors: place a little powder in the bottom of the ashtrays.
To deodorise shoes, carpets, rugs, sofas…: sprinkle powder in sports shoes, on carpets, rugs… Leave on for 30 minutes then vacuum.
To increase the effectiveness of detergents with Marseille soap or soap nuts and prevent the formation of tartar: ½ glass of powder in the detergent drawer or directly in the drum.
To remove stain: before washing, apply a paste of powder and warm water to the stains. Leave on for 30 minutes before washing.
To neutralize bad litter odors: place a thin layer of powder at the bottom of cat and rodent litter.
To clean bird aviaries and small rodent cages: use a powder solution (4 tablespoons per liter of hot water). Scrub and rinse.
To clean pet toys and bowls: Soak them in a powder solution (4 tablespoons per liter of water) for 1 hour to clean and sanitize. Rinse and dry.
To neutralise your dog’s bad breath: brush its teeth with powder, then rinse.
To remove an oil stain from concrete or asphalt: lightly wet the stain, cover with powder, scrub with a stiff bristle brush. Leave overnight, then rinse. Repeat the operation if necessary.
To remove sap stains from the car bodywork, or clean a windshield covered in gnats: prepare a solution with 1 tablespoon of powder in 1 liter of hot water. Immerse a cloth or chamois in this solution and rub the stains.
To shine chrome: rub with a mixture of powder and water.
To clean car battery terminals: Apply a paste of 3 parts powder to 1 part water to the battery terminals. Then scrub with a stiff bristle brush. Rinse with a damp cloth and dry thoroughly.
To neutralise bad smells: sprinkle powder on the seats or in the trunk of the car. Leave for 30 minutes then vacuum.
Fungicide for plants – Black spots, brown spots on the leaves: they are due to microscopic fungi… You need a fungicide to rid your plants of them. Mix 5 teaspoons of powder with 4 liters of water. Add 1 liter of liquid soap and spray everything on the affected plants. For best results, water plants generously 2 days before treating with this spray.
Insecticide – It is an organic insecticide. Against ants, aphids, spider mites and other insects, spray your plants with an aqueous solution of baking soda (1 teaspoon of powder for 1 liter of water).
Mildew – Downy mildew is the generic name for a series of fungal diseases affecting many plant species, including vines, tomatoes and potatoes. […] Baking soda spray is quite effective against mildew. Dissolve 1 teaspoon of powder in 3 liters of water and add 1 tablespoon of liquid Marseille soap (or dishwashing liquid) so that the solution clings to the leaves. Spray this solution (which is in no way harmful) under and on the leaves after watering, and renew it after each heavy rain.
Oïdium – It appears as a greyish-white, mealy-looking powder (felting), on the surface of leaves, stems and sometimes flowers. Powdery mildew can cause leaves to become distorted, curling and blistering. Baking soda spray is quite effective against powdery mildew. Its basic pH prevents fungal spores from germinating. Dissolve 1 teaspoon of powder per liter of water and add 1 teaspoon of liquid Marseille soap or milk so that the solution clings to the leaves. Spray this solution (which is in no way harmful) under and on the leaves and renew after each heavy rain.
Walkway Weed killer- Sprinkle it between the stones or the slabs of the paths, on a terrace: it slows down the regrowth of unwanted weeds.
Stores very well in the long term, close the container tightly after use and store away from humidity, heat and light.
– Keep out of reach of children.
– Avoid contact with eyes.
– Do a test on a non-visible part before the first use on a fabric or surface.
– Edible in baking etc