baking soda versus baking powder Essay

1151 Words Nov 15th, 2013 5 Pages
Part One- Research
Baking soda and baking powder

What is the chemical name for baking soda? The proper chemical name for sodium bicarbonate or baking soda is sodium hydrogen carbonate.{Source 1}
What does baking powder contain? It is made from an alkali, bicarbonate of soda, and an acid, cream of tartar, plus a filler like corn flour or rice flour which absorbs moisture. {Source 2}
How does baking powder work? The powder is activated
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Rinse well with water.
Walls & Furniture
For a stubborn stain on a wall or on painted furniture, use a little baking soda and a soft sponge to remove the stain.
Garage & Driveways
Just as the baking soda cuts the grease of pots and pans, for any oil or grease spills on the garage floor or driveway, soak it up with baking soda. Coat the spill with baking soda and scrub with a wet brush, rinse with water.
To remove grime, tree sap, tar, and bugs use a soft cloth with baking soda to the area. Sprinkle baking soda on floor mats let stand for 10-15 minutes and vacuum away for a fresh smell. Cleaning your chrome, tires and lights use a baking soda paste with water, with no worries for fine line scratches.
To give your toothpaste a little enhancement, get a small dish of baking soda to keep the cabinet to dip your toothbrush in after toothpaste is applied. Step further homemade toothpaste, make with baking soda, and 3% Hydrogen Peroxide to your desired consistency.
Mouth Wash
Mix baking soda (1 teaspoon) with water (1/2 cup) to neutralize odors, not just cover them up. Swishing with baking soda will also help relieve canker sore pain.
Oral Equipment
Dentures, retainers, and mouthpieces, clean dulcetly with a little bit of baking soda and water. To get rid of stubborn food and odors let soak over in night in a

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