Washing soda, also known as sodium carbonate or soda ash is in the same family as bicarb-soda but has a much higher alkalinity. This high alkalinity gives it more cleaning power than the much milder bicarb-soda. Washing soda will remove dirt and tough greasy stains from clothes, utensils, floors and various other surfaces. Add to laundry to soften water and enhance your laundry detergent’s effectiveness.
Uses for Washing Soda around the home:
Note: Washing soda is highly Alkaline and can cause skin irritation. Wearing of gloves is highly recommended when handling.