Smells of cooking and washing soda caught him at the throat.
The only way in which to soften such water is to add to it an alkali, such as borax, washing soda, or bicarbonate of soda.
A cheaper process for converting common salt into washing soda; and so on without end.
After clothes have been washed with washing soda or strong soap, they should be thoroughly rinsed.
That is why you should use a weak base, like ammonia or baking soda or washing soda, to neutralize any acid that spills on you.
Greasy clothes put into hot water with washing soda become clean.
To two quarts of warm water add one teaspoonful of sodium carbonate (washing soda).
Dissolve the washing soda in the hot water, add the chlorinated lime, and heat to the boiling point.
If food is burned on, boil in a weak solution of washing soda, rinse in hot water, and dry thoroughly.
If food is burned on, boil in a solution of washing soda and then scour; wash and dry.