Posts Tagged ‘alkaline’
One of my favorite botanical substances is Carbon, also known as Activated Charcoal.
Carbon, or it’s more common name, Activated Charcoal has been around for thousands of years. It was even used by Hippocrates and Pliny in their day.
Activated Charcoal, derives it’s name from the process of taking the charcoal which results from the activity of controlled charring of the starting material (usually Willow Bark, aka Salix alba), and subjecting it to an oxidizing gas, i.e. air or steam, at elevated temperatures (which enhances the absorptive power of the charcoal by developing an extensive internal network of fine pores in the material). → Read more
Despite its considerable medicinal uses, however, apple cider vinegar — which is made by fermenting the sugars from apples — has more uses than most people realize. Its cosmetic benefits are especially impressive and give us even more reasons to stock our shelves with this gold-colored tonic. → Read more