Bamboo for Living Print
Sunday, 09 January 2011 20:56

Bamboo is one of the fastest-growing plants on Earth. Culms are ready for use in construction within three to seven years. Although still new in market, bamboo charcoal and bamboo fiber products become increasing popular in recent years largely due to bamboo’s high quality and eco-friendly nature. Bamboo charcoal is developed into air purifier, water purifier and products in care of skin (bamboo charcoal soap, bamboo vinegar soap), foot, car, and bedding. Bamboo crafts are created combining art and functions. Bamboo charcoal toothbrush and bamboo handle tooth brush are also made available. Bamboo fiber products cover towels, socks, brassiere, underwear, clothing, bedding, bags as well as baby series. They are exciting product developments even for those who grew up eating fresh and dry bamboo shoots, sitting on bamboo stools and chairs, using bamboo pen holders in the study, and sleeping on bamboo mats for the cooling effect. For those who do not know about bamboo, maybe it is the time to get familiar with many of its benefits and the concept of bamboo for living.


Bamboo Charcoal

Bamboo charcoal normally made from more than 5 year old bamboo through high-temperature carbonizing process in brick-kilns makes an excellent deodorizer and humidifier. Among many of its benefits, a porous structure of bamboo charcoal has strong adsorption capacity to purify the air, absorb moisture, eliminate odor, block electromagnetic radiation, promote blood circulation and metabolism, and reduce fatigue. Eco-friendly bamboo

bamboo charcoal pouchcharcoal deodorizer and humidifier pouch is developed to improve moisture and odor conditions, anti-mildew, pest control, preservation, permeability. These pouches can be placed in refrigerators, wardrobes, shoe racks, beds, pet houses, wood floors, cabinets, flower pots and exercise backpacks. They are usually more effective to be placed in a small and controlled space. If placed in new cars, new houses with new furniture, they can improve the smell. Re-usable, to regenerate the odor absorbing and destroying power of the bamboo charcoal, it is recommended that bamboo charcoal pouches be recharged from exposure to direct sunlight for a few hours twice a month.

Bamboo charcoal can ease and tranquilize the mind as it can isolate electromagnetic radiation and block electromagnetic waves; negative ions generated by charcoal with a penetrating power can release natural aroma, which can also produce a calm effect on mind. What is interesting about the pouch is this application somehow reminds us of how it all started thousands of years ago: a little pouch contained mixed Chinese herb powder to expel the evil spirit and wickedness and to bring auspiciousness and prosperity, turning bad luck to good luck.

Bamboo Fiber

The eco-friendly bamboo fiber is developed using natural bamboo as its raw materials, which is known for its tenacity, flexibility, abrasion resistance and softness. The developed bamboo fiber products such as towels and socks have demonstrated distinguished advantages compared with other materials in terms of moisture wicking, sweat absorption, and odor prevention.

Bamboo fiber’s unique structure of micro-gaps and holes allows maximum moisture absorption, and ventilation. Bamboo fiber products are naturally anti-bacterial and odor combating. Bamboo fiber products enter our lives quietly from head to toe, from flooring to bedding. Just towels along, now we have bamboo home towels (bamboo hand towels, bamboo face towels, bamboo bath towels), bamboo spa towels, bamboo sport towel, bamboo socksbamboo hotel towels, bamboo beach towels, and bamboo kitchen towels. Bamboo towels are of various styles of plain, printed, dobby, jacquard, and embroidered if you desire. Bamboo towels are the Eco-friendly fiber towels with impressive characteristics: green and healthy, soft and absorbent, naturally anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. Bamboo towels will stay amazingly soft even after repeated washes. Due to bamboo’s excellent properties and comparative advantages, as more people are aware of its benefits and its demand increases, it is not surprising to see there will be new bamboo products made available in the market. More bamboo products will be made available for average consumers than just athletes, for example.

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