—Donna Boyle Schwartz
That familiar refrain, “plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh, what a relief it is,” can be applied to many problems that go beyond heartburn or indigestion. Alka-Seltzer, sold in those familiar effervescent tablets, can help you handle a host of issues around the house—and can also provide some fun and entertaining activities for families. The secret lies in Alka-Seltzer’s patented blend of citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and aspirin, which can exert some powerful cleaning power on tough household grime and stains. Here are just a few unexpected ways Alka-Seltzer can come in handy.