Will Baking Soda Draw Out a Splinter?
Normally, adults and children fear even at the thought of splinters. It is hard to bear a pain of splinter’ removing by digging the skin with tweezers and needles. Using an old process of removing splinter requires a lot of patience and no doubt is very painful. But now, we are making you feel happy with this painless baking soda remedy. It will appear effective in removing it, without having any unbearable pain. Baking soda works on the small, invisible splinters that embedded deeply in the body. A paste of sodium carbonate swells our skin and pushes a splinter to come out. So let’s check out an easy remedy.
Baking Soda to Draw out Splinter:
Things we will need + Method:
- Baking soda 1 tablespoon
- Water 1 teaspoon
Combine water to a mentioned amount of baking soda powder. Mix it until it forms a paste and make sure that the paste must be in thick consistency. Spread the thick baking soda paste on a bandage and use this bandage above the area of the body that is affected by the splinter. Tied the bandage and make sure it will remain there undisturbed for at least 10- 12 hours.
Gently remove the bandage after some hours; It is possible that the splinter maybe visible by sticking out of the skin or it may be removed out of the skin without being visible. Use the tweezers to pick up the splinter and gently rinse the skin with anti-bacterial soap and warm water. If sprinter does not removes out after this treatment then apply the baking soda paste again on a new bandage for next 24 hours. This time the remedy will work for you to draw out the splinter from your skin without causing any pain.
Note: As the splinter removes out of your skin, take a pain-killer or an antibiotic medicine to reduce pain and any inflammation. Do proper care of your swallow skin and keep it away from any harsh products such as bleach and washing detergents etc.
Using baking soda home remedy to remove splinter is the best method to keep your skin safe from cutting and digging. There are no side effects of this remedy so do use it whenever you realize that there is a splinter in your skin.