Bamboo Charcoal

Bamboo Charcoal
Bamboo Charcoal, also known as Takesumi and Bintochan, and Bamboo Vinegar, also known as Takesu, are wonderful health and body care products that help detoxify, purify, remineralize, and exfoliate the skin!

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Agriculture: As a carrier of organic manure and micro-organism in the soil, bamboo charcoal can improve the vigour of the soil, so people use it as a good soil improver. Chemicals: Bamboo charcoal can be used as the raw materials of bamboo active carbon. Bamboo charcoal shows strong absorption because of the special structure of micro holes of the bamboo stem, and the function would be more outstanding after it is activated. Tests show that the absorption properties of bamboo active carbon are extremely good. Medicine and health care: Pillows and mats made of bamboo charcoal can soothe the nerves, relax backaches, and control snoring. Bamboo charcoal also has the functions of deodorization, dehumidifier and fungicide, which are essential to family needs. Environment protection: Bamboo charcoal can be used as a water clarifier, shield off electromagnetic waves and absorber of poisonous gases. Pollution indoors caused by poisonous materials would be absorbed if the panels were made of bamboo charcoal instead of the asbestos flakeboard and plastic boards. 95% of the nicotine and other poisonous materials would be absorbed if cigarette filters were made of bamboo charcoal.

Other fields: Bamboo charcoal can be made into many kinds of compound materials in the material industry. It also can be made into handicrafts, feed additives and high capacity rechargeable storage batteries, etc.