Pickling Lime (Calcium hydroxide)

Pickling Lime (Calcium hydroxide)

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Also called builders‰۪ lime, hydrated lime, and slaked lime, calcium hydroxide [Ca(OH)2] is an inorganic compound formed when calcium oxide (lime) is mixed, or ‰ÛÏslaked,‰۝ with water. It is often used in food preparations such as making pickles or corn tortillas.

Pickling lime is one of the base ingredients for Michel Garcia‰۪s 1-2-3 natural indigo vat. [LINK]

You can learn more about mixing a natural indigo vat and other natural dye techniques from our DVD, Natural Dye Workshop with Michel Garcia: Colors of Provence Using Sustainable Methods.

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