Origin: Dissolving soda ash in water and treating it with carbon dioxide. It can be sourced from supplements as well.
Also Known As:
Bicarbonate of soda
Overview: Sodium Bicarbonate is the active ingredient in baking soda. It is typically used to reduce stomach acid. It is used as an antacid to treat conditions such as heartburn, indigestion, and upset stomach. It may also help the kidneys get rid of uric acid thereby preventing gout and kidney stones.
- Treating heartburn
- Soothing canker sores
- Improving performance during high-intensity workouts and anaerobic exercises like high-intensity training and sprinting
- Soothing itchy skin and sunburn
- Treating calluses
- Slowing down the progression of chronic kidney disease
Common Dosage: 200 mg to 300 mg per kg of body weight taken 60 to 90 minutes before exercise