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But the larger point of distinction is that, unlike the other sustainability programs, both organic and biodynamic protocols include rules for winemaking practices — mainly, limits on sulfur additions.
The pungent aroma comes from sulfur compounds, including allicin.
Thousands of us have been displaced—if not by the flow itself, by the sulfur gas and the fear of being surrounded by active lava flows.
This toothpaste contains zinc ions that bind to sulfur, eliminating a common source of bad breath.
Ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel to power drilling rigs and vehicles has also been trucked to the fields for about a decade, creating roadway and environmental hazards when trucks overturn.
Unfortunately, there are no studies that compare tea tree oil with salicylic acid or sulfur, which are two other popular acne fighters.
Helmets protect against falling lava stones, and respirators ward off sulfur gases.
Esthetician and skin-care expert Renée Rouleau recommends using a mask with ingredients like sulfur, camphor, salicylic acid, tea tree oil, and clay, like her Rapid Response Detox Masque.
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SULFUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sulfur for English Language Learners
chemistry : a yellow chemical element that has a strong, unpleasant odor when it is burned and that is used in making paper, gunpowder, medicine, etc.
SULFUR Defined for Kids
medical Definition of sulfur
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