My first Yixing teapot
Discussion on virtually any teaware related item.
tingjunkie wrote:Hmmm... not sure what your experts are telling you, but I'd think baking soda would be a bad idea. Adding powder to the water can only clog pores, not unclog them. Then again, who knows...
I just read this somewhere online a while ago, but it would be interesting to hear a expert in the matter. Maybe JBaymore could share his personal view with us.
- Posts: 1117
- Joined: Jul 21st, '
Baking soda is water soluble and shouldn't clog anything. Unless you are trying to clean stains or get rid of odors, I don't think it is necessary to boil a teapot with it. In any case, I strongly doubt it will hurt anything. It is such a good cleaner for stains on ceramics. My wife makes a paste and coats our porcelain cups from time to time. Makes them look new again. Good to get stains out of all ceramics. Great stuff.
- Vendor Member
- Posts: 2930
- Joined: Apr 1st, '0
- Location: Bangkok