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Name the source from which litmus solution is obtained. What is the use of this solution?



Name the source from which litmus solution is obtained. What is the use of this solution?


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Navjyot Kalra
askIITians Faculty 654 Points
9 years ago

Litmus solution is obtained from lichens. A natural dye extracted from lichens is dissolved in distilled water to obtain litmus solution.

It is used as an indicator to distinguish between acids and bases.

Solution

Colour of litmus solution

Acidic

Red

Basic

Blue

Neutral

No change

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