CALCIUM CARBONATE is a chemical compound that occurs naturally as a mineral. Such as in the form of chalk, marble or limestone. Due to its properties, it is commonly used as a dietary supplement, food additive, and as an ingredient in cosmetics or cleaning products.
Calcium carbonate applications:
Dietary supplementation. Calcium carbonate is often used as a dietary supplement to provide the body with calcium. Calcium is essential for bone health, teeth, muscle contraction, nerve conduction and blood clotting.
Food additive. It is often used as a food additive. Especially in the baking industry, as an acidity regulator, raising agent or anti-caking agent.
Cosmetics and cleaning products. It is also used in cosmetics, such as as an abrasive in toothpaste or as an ingredient in washing powders.
Source of calcium: Carbonate is one of the most popular sources of calcium in dietary supplements. Calcium is essential for bone and tooth health, muscle contraction and blood clotting.
Anti-heartburn. It can be used as a stomach acid antacid, relieving symptoms of heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux.
Safety of use. Calcium carbonate is considered a safe substance, but it is worth consulting a doctor or nutritionist before starting supplementation to assess individual needs and adjust dosage to suit the body.
Dosage: no specific guidelines.