Ammonium Carbohydrate has the chemical formula (NH4)2CO3 and features a strong ammonia odor. The compound in noncombustible and is a colorless, crystalline solid or a white powder also known as Ammonium Carbonicum. Most famously used as a smelling salt to revive consciousness, it is also known as baker’s ammonia, acting as an enhanced leavening agent in breads and cookies.
Food-grade Ammonium Carbonate is often marketed as Ammonium carb homeopathy products for weight loss, treating head colds and other nasal problems. Ammonium carbonicum dosage for cold symptoms are suggested at 4 drops per teaspoon of water, 3 times daily or as needed. Ammonium carbonicum child dosage should be half the adult dose. Ammonium carb for weight loss is used as a homeopathic remedy for adults that carry excessive upper body fat. Obese patients taking Ammonium carbs feel less sluggish, have more energy and are more active even in colder months of the year.