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Sodium Gluconate

*Also Called: The sodium salt of gluconic acid

Cosmetic / Ingestion Purposes:

Skin Conditioning, Chelating Agent

Ingredient Analysis

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Sodium Gluconate

What does it do? What is it used for? Read further to learn how Organna CBD uses this ingredient to compliment our product offerings.

in simple terms,

Widely used in water treatment, Sodium Gluconate plays an important part as a stabiliser for CBD oil molecules and water based solvants

How safe is 

Sodium Gluconate

Sodium Gluconate rated a 1 of 10. This ingredient is considered low hazard and SAFE! Organna only uses All-Natural ingredients in the formulation of our products.

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Let's dive a little deeper...

It makes a wonderful element that effectively neutralizes metal ions in beauty products. Often used to prevent discoloration of the product over time, it's also known to be a pH regulator and a humectant.

Originally derived from gluconic acid in the 19th century, Sodium Gluconate is known for its chelating properties and is utilized as a chelating agent in various processes. It finds applications in textile, metal surface treatment, cement, and more.

Sodium gluconate, a sodium salt of gluconic acid, may not be the superhero of health, but it has a few interesting traits:

Chelation Properties: Sodium gluconate exhibits chelating properties, meaning it can bind to certain minerals. In some cases, this may benefit detoxification, helping the body eliminate heavy metals by forming stable complexes that can be excreted.

Mild Laxative Effect: In some formulations, sodium gluconate can have a mild laxative effect. This may be useful in promoting regular bowel movements and alleviating occasional constipation.

Potential for Bone Health: Gluconic acid, a component of sodium gluconate, is involved in metabolizing calcium and phosphorus. While more research is needed, there's a theoretical possibility that it could contribute to bone health.

Buffering Agent: Sodium gluconate can act as a buffering agent, helping to regulate acidity in various products. In the body, this may have implications for acid-base balance, but its effects are likely more significant in industrial or food processing contexts.

Food Additive: As a food additive, sodium gluconate is used for various purposes, such as a sequestrant and stabilizer. Its presence in processed foods contributes to their quality and shelf life.

It's worth noting that while sodium gluconate has some potential benefits, its primary role is often in industrial and food applications rather than direct human consumption for health reasons. As with any substance, it's crucial to use it in accordance with recommended guidelines, and if you're considering it for specific health purposes, consulting with a healthcare professional is advisable.


What does sodium gluconate taste like?

Sodium gluconate has no irritant, no bitter taste, salt taste quality is close to salt, threshold value is much higher than other organic acid salt, is salt (inorganic salt) 5 times, 2.6 times of sodium malate, 16.3 times of sodium lactate.

What is gluconate made of?

Sodium gluconate is most often made by the aerobic fermentation of sugar, which can come from corn or beets, to produce gluconic acid. The fermentation product, gluconic acid, is neutralized to create sodium gluconate.

Is sodium gluconate organic?

Sodium gluconate is an organic sodium salt having D-gluconate as the counterion. It has a role as a chelator.

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