Precautions for Using Baking Soda
It is important to note that baking soda should never be used for any medical application without consulting with a licensed physician first beforehand. Baking soda should not be used for children under the age of 6 without consulting a pediatrician. The usage of baking soda might be dangerous for those with allergies or health conditions that make them sensitive to sodium intake.
Certain conditions such as appendicitis, intestinal bleeding, and other conditions can be made worse by ingesting baking soda. High blood pressure, heart disease, liver disease, toxemia, edema, and other illnesses can be made worse by ingesting baking soda. Also, some medications like tetracyclines, methanamine, and Nizoral can be reduced in their effectiveness by baking soda.