Wooden labware refers to laboratory equipment and apparatus made of wood, such as beakers, test tube holders, and stirring rods. It is commonly used in laboratory settings for a variety of purposes, including mixing, heating, and storing liquids and materials.

Advantages of Wooden Labware:

  1. Inexpensive and readily available
  2. Easy to handle and clean
  3. Biodegradable and environmentally friendly
  4. Good insulation properties
  5. Naturally resistant to chemicals

Types of Wooden Labware:

  1. Wooden stir sticks
  2. Wooden test tube holders
  3. Wooden beakers
  4. Wooden spatulas
  5. Wooden lab tongs

Wooden labware is commonly used in educational and research settings, as well as in traditional or folk medicine practices where natural materials are preferred. However, it should be noted that wooden labware is not suitable for use with highly reactive or corrosive chemicals, and it may be prone to warping or cracking if exposed to high temperatures or humid environments. The selection of wooden labware depends on the specific requirements of the experiment and the intended use.