Baking Soda / Soda-bi-carb
Baking Soda or sodium-bi-carbonate or soda-bi-carb is a salt having Na+ as cation and
HCO3– as anion and molecular formula
Structural formula :
Baking Soda is mainly used in cooking, because it reacts with other compounds to release carbon dioxide, that helps dough rise.
Besides cooking it also used as a deodorizer, antacid, cleaning agent etc.