Bamboo Activated Carbon
Even before being activated, bamboo charcoal has a 600:1 surface area-to-weight ratio. That means every 1 gram has a surface area of roughly 600 sq meters. Once processed and active, that number jumps to an impressive 1200:1. Besides its ultra-porous surface, bamboo is an environmentally friendly, sustainable resource. Because it’s a grass, it quickly regrows from its original root system, so harvesting doesn’t “wipe it out” as some naturally sourced products are infamous for. Bamboo charcoal has been used throughout Asia for centuries and is known there as the “black diamond” of healers. Bamboo charcoal has many great benefits. It can help detox and cleanse important organs such as your kidneys, liver, and intestines. Works great on the skin too! It also acts as a purifier for both water and air and act bamboo charcoal are 4-5 times more absorbent than regular wooden charcoal if activated, so it works far better than non-activated varieties. Based on application, the global bamboo charcoal market can be divided into food, medical, cosmetics, and others. The others segment includes chemical, laboratories, and agriculture. Depending upon requirement, different grades of bamboo charcoal powder are used in industries. In terms of usage, food, medical, and cosmetics industries account for large share of the bamboo charcoal powder market. However, demand for bamboo charcoal is increasing at a rapid pace in the industrial sector. Demand for bamboo charcoal powder in the industrial sector is likely to rise at a faster pace than that in the overall market.