What is Sodium Bicarbonate Used for?

Sodium bicarbonate is used to treat stomach disorders, acidosis and sodium deficiency. Okay, laymen’s terms. Sodium Bicarbonate is what Pepto Bismal is made of, and Tums. When you’ve gotten a terrible stomach ache accompanied by gas, you take Tums or Pepto Bismal, right? Well, yu’re taking Socium bicarbonate. It’s great every once in a while, but it also has a lot of salt in it, so using it too often is going to raise your blood pressure, so only use it when necessary.