Study Shows New Health Benefits From Forests

Study Shows New Health Benefits From Forests The benefits of ancient Asian medicine has become increasingly popular in recent years.  The local cultures are well known for historically having a close relationship with nature and using various local plants to treat specific medical problems.    In the US, the Native Americans were known to chew on … [Read more…]

Rapid Microwave-Assisted Acid Extraction of Metals from Chromated Copper Arsenate Treated Wood

Photo by Karelj Abstract – Chromated Copper Arsenate Treated Wood The effects of acid concentration, reaction time, and temperature in a microwave reactor on recovery of CCA-treated wood were evaluated. Extraction of copper, chromium, and arsenic metals from chromated copper arsenate (CCA)-treated southern pine wood samples with three different acids (i.e., acetic acid, oxalic acid, and … [Read more…]