This wiping cloth from Nature's Ultimate is made from 100% natural wood fiber and will clean and polish everything in your home and shop. This cloth is far more absorbent than cotton and the fiber is naturally bacteria resistant. Use it in your kitchen and be thrilled to no longer worry about that stinky dishcloth smell! The 8 layer weave easily allows the food particles to rinses out with water to prevent bacteria growth and therefore eliminate odors. No food.....no place for the bacteria to grow....no odors! It's that simple.