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Cinnamon

Cinnamon Spice obtained from the inner part of the bark of the cinnamon tree (small tree). It is widely used in cooking as a flavoring and condiment. Contains high levels of potassium, vitamin A and C, iron, calcium and magnesium.

CO2

CO2 More known as carbon dioxide, is a chemical compound consisting of two atoms of oxygen and carbon being essential for life on the planet

Copper

Copper Metal widely used in view of their characteristics: excellent electrical conductor, cleaner, malleability, anti - pathogenicall properties. Copper is used for making electrically conductive material (wires, cables), metal alloys (brass, copper), and stills, among others

Coriander

Coriander Aromatic plant originated in Southeast Asia and northern Africa, holds a characteristic smell and is widely used in Mediterranean cuisine. The leaves, roots, flowers and seeds of coriander are still used to flavor perfumes, liquors and produce essential oils, which act as an antispasmodic, stimulant and stomachic

Cumin

Cumin Plants of the family of Apiacea which leaves and grains are called cumin. These are used in cooking as a spice or condiment. They have antacid, laxative, digestive, diuretic properties, among others

Corrosion

Corrosion Corrosion is the transformation of a material caused by chemically interacting with the environment

Chlorine

Chlorine Gaseous chemical element with strong smell and highly toxic. It is widely used for sanitary purposes, for water purifiers, having also industrial application in the production of synthetic glycerin, carbon tetrachloride, chlorobenzene, among others

Cloves

Cloves Oriental aromatic plant currently cultivated in all regions of the world, used in cooking, in the manufacturing of cosmetics, essential oils and dental drugs. Its antiseptic properties have long been recognized, which explains the fact that in the third century BC existed, between the Chinese, a tradition of chewing cloves before talking with the Imperator