Living Ashes
ashes to ashes, dust to dust
2 posts by Helena

Let’s talk about how can we make a lye solution with ashes and water. Wikipedia: “Historically, lye used in the cold process was made from scratch using rainwater and ashes. Soapmakers deemed the lye solution ready for use when an

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SAPONIFICATION Saponification is the chemical reaction responsible for the protocell behavior we have observed under the microscope with Martin, and also produces soap when done at larger scales. So saponification rocks! Definition Saponification is the reaction between lye (HO-) and

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