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Re: Another OT

Acts as a buffer, bringing the pH to a more neutral state.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 2:12 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Another OT

> Ya' got me, Theresa.  That's the formula the doctor gave me and I
> didn't question it at the time - didn't know enough to do that - and,
> since it works, have been using it.  I've tried straight salt water
> and find it is harsher, so maybe the soda has some soothing action or
> something.  Anybody who knows about chemistry have a clue?
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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> > From: Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net>
> > 
> > What is the baking soda for?
> > 
> > Theresa
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > Oddly enough, Bonnie, that's a variation on what I do every day:-) 
> > Use 1 tsp. salt + 1 tsp. baking soda to a cup of warm water -
> doctor
> > had me do this about 30 years ago when I had a sinus infection. 
> > Since I started doing this (do it first thing in the morning when I
> > wake up - at sink; not shower); have not had an infection; used to
> > have them all the time.  Takes a bit of getting used to, but once
> you
> > do acclimatize yourself to it; it works a treat.
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