Rice - other uses
Husks and oil
In some parts of the world, the husks and grains of rice are used for bedding, fuels and building board. It can be charred as filtration material or for charcoal briquettes.
Bran oil is used in cooking, and it has anticorrosive properties. It is also used as a textile and leather finisher. India is one of main rice bran processors. Rice straw is used for animal feed and bedding, and can be made into paper and board pulp. It is also used in the horticulture trade as a mushroom growing medium, organic manure and a mulch. More rarely is has been used for rope and thatch.
|Rice straw can be used for animal bedding.|