How to Maintain Wooden Chopsticks

How to Maintain Wooden Chopsticks

Chinese people prefer to use chopsticks. Chopsticks have a long history and new materials are constantly appearing. Today choptool is going to tell you about a kind of traditional and easy-to-use chopsticks—wooden chopsticks. What are its advantages and disadvantages? ? How should it be maintained?

Advantages and disadvantages of wooden chopsticks

1. Advantages

Wooden chopsticks are the most primitive and traditional, and they are also the most respected kind of chopsticks. Because wooden chopsticks are generally made directly from natural trees, they are relatively safe in terms of health. At the same time, there are many types of wood, and the cost performance is relatively high. The texture is also relatively soft, not easy to bite teeth, non-slip, and feels good.

2. Disadvantages

Wooden chopsticks are soft and have many scratches, which are easy to hide bacteria. Wooden chopsticks are more likely to be polluted than chopsticks made of other materials, and they are also prone to mold and deterioration. If wooden chopsticks are not sterilized, it is easy to cause intestinal infectious diseases. Therefore, wooden chopsticks should be sterilized regularly to make us healthier.

How to maintain wooden chopsticks

1. I just bought it back

If it is wooden chopsticks, it is best to boil them in boiling water for 5 minutes before using them, so that the bacteria on the chopsticks and the chemical residues left during processing can be dissolved in the boiling water.

2. Odor

When using wooden chopsticks, you must pay attention to the change of the color of the chopsticks. Generally, if the color of the wooden chopsticks gradually turns black and there is a peculiar smell, then it proves that the chopsticks have been damp, and may even have mildew. Replace with new chopsticks. At this time, don't be reluctant, and hold the attitude that it can still be used.

3. After cleaning

After cleaning the chopsticks, put them in the chopstick holder and place them in a dry and ventilated place. It should be noted that the chopsticks barrel must be hollowed out without water accumulation at the bottom, and it must be cleaned and disinfected frequently.

Wooden chopsticks have a long history in China. Its raw materials come from nature. Because of its soft texture and high cost performance, many people use wooden chopsticks. However, it also has the disadvantage of easy to hide bacteria, so pay attention to cleaning when using it Clean, do not use if mildew occurs, to avoid damage to the body.
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