Cinnamon is the secret in a new odor-controlling fabric

May 1st, 2021

Novoleap Co. Ltd. (Koup) has developed a shirt using fabric made from recycled plastic bottles infused with cinnamon extract, which the company says is an antimicrobial that can prevent odor-causing bacteria. Cinnamon has a natural compound, cinnamaldehyde, that provides the antimicrobial properties. “My background in textiles prompted me to search for eco-friendly textile technologies that […]

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