Activated Charcoal has been used for thousands of years going back as far as 1550 BC.
It is an amazing product that absorbs poisons more than any other substance known.
It can absorb a thousand times it’s own weight and often used to absorb some drugs and metals such as cocaine, iodine, aspirin, chlorine, lead, mercury and more.
What is Activated Charcoal?
Activated charcoal is known to absorb up to 60 percent of any poisonous substance that reaches the stomach. It is often used to naturally detox
- Helping people that have overdosed on drugs
- Relieving intestinal discomforts
- Has the awesome ability to naturally detoxify the body
- Water purification
What are some of the risks of taking activated charcoal?
When used to treat a poisoning or overdose, it is usually safe, but it needs to be administered only in a health care facility.
There are some side effects that are more likely to occur when it is used on a long-term basis to treat conditions like excess gas.
- Black stools
- Black tongue
- Vomiting or diarrhea
We offer Coconut Activated Charcoal Powder (CACP) which is used in charcoal poultices and compresses for application to infections, inflammation and pain, or baths when requiring a generalized application over a larger body area.