HOW TO CLEAN A LULULEMON YOGA MAT…(AND WHY)

These are the following most common ingredients in homemade cleaning products:

– Washing soda – Baking soda – Borax – Vinegar – Hydrogen peroxide

These are the following most common ingredients in homemade cleaning products:

– Castile soap – Lemon juice/ citric acid – Essential oils – Epsom salt

WHAT IS WASHING SODA USED FOR?

Washing soda is a chemical compound that can be used to remove stubborn stains from laundry and is an essential component in most homemade laundry detergent for powder, liquid, or single pod formulas.

WHAT IS ANOTHER NAME FOR WASHING SODA?

Soda ash! The chemical formula for washing soda is Na2CO3 or sodium carbonate. It is a salt of carbonic acid, a chemical which produces a wide range of salts collectively known as carbonates.

WHAT EXACTLY IS BAKING SODA?

Baking soda's chemical makeup is NaHCO3 (1 sodium, 1 hydrogen, 1 carbon, and 3 oxygen molecules).

IS BICARBONATE OF SODA THE SAME AS BAKING SODA?

Yes! Baking soda and bicarbonate of soda are the same thing, just with different names.Baking soda tends to be the American name, while in the UK and in Australia it is usually called bicarbonate of soda.

SO, WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BAKING SODA AND WASHING SODA?

The difference between baking soda and washing soda is water and carbon dioxide. That’s it!

CAN I SUBSTITUTE BAKING SODA FOR WASHING SODA?

It depends on the recipe but probably not. Since they aren’t the same thing you aren’t going to get the same results by substituting one for the other.

IS BORAX THE SAME AS WASHING SODA?

No, borax is made from boric acid (this is a whole different post for a different day)

CAN I USE BORAX INSTEAD OF WASHING SODA?

Though washing soda and borax are often used in household purposes (mainly for cleaning), they are not the same. Both of them are used as laundry boosters.