What color is litmus?
Litmus paper can be either blue or red. Typically, blue paper is used in chemistry labs to test for pH of a compound.
Sodium is readily oxidized by oxygen gas if the product of the reaction were dissolved in water what would be the color the litmus for a litmus test?
First is by universal indicator or Phenophtalein or by litmus paper How by litmus paper- Take blue litmus paper if the substance changes it color to red then it is acidic. If it doesn't then it is basic. Take red litmus paper if the substance changes it color to blue then it is basic and if it's color doesn't change then it is acidic.