Inorganic Acids

Muriatic Acid

Muriatic acid, which is currently known as hydrochloric acid, is a strong inorganic acid which is most commonly known for its presence in gastric acid. We’ll use the name hydrochloric acid interchangeably throughout this article. As one of the prime chemicals in the human stomach, muriatic acid effectively raises the pH of the stomach in order to protect our body against harmful microorganisms. Furthermore, this raised pH serves to break down proteins, allowing the food that we have eaten to properly digest in the remainder of our digestive system. In addition to its presence in the stomachs of many mammals, […]