Four basic human taste: acidity, salinity, bitterness and sweetness. These four taste traits are usually explained in the language of chemistry. In the table above, #1 H+ hydrogen cation is the “litmus” of taste acidity. In the table above, #11 Na+ & #19 K+ (sodium and potassium cations) in salvia is the salinity taste. In … Continue reading Element Electron Configuration Taste Traits.
This patent is for the use of saccharin as a sweetener. The inventors claim that, when saccharin is used in ratio to the second sweetener there is synergy.The synergy is, a much greater sweetness than either sweeteners alone. Continue reading “Sweetening Composition”, 4 April 1972, US. Patent 3,653,923. Ishii et. al.