Activated charcoal also known as activated carbon is a highly porous substance, negatively charged substance with a enormous surface area comparative to its size. One Tea spoon of of activated charcoal has roughly the same surface area as a rugby field. This food-grade Activated Charcoal is made from coconut shells. It is activated using high-pressure steam at high temperature, multiplying the pores in the charcoal and making it highly absorbent. Activated Charcoal can be used to assist in detoxing. It can be consumed in water, and used as a paste for external applications or as toothpaste.
How to Use:
This activated charcoal can be used externally in a myriad of ways or consumed orally. Activated charcoal attracts, and and removes toxins and free radicals that cause oxidative stress. To use charcoal internally mix 1-2 heaped tbsps. in to enough water to make a slurry – and drink. Follow with a glass of fresh water, it’s important that you stay well hydrated as it draws water from the body, and helps prevent constipation. This mix can be consumed daily for up to a month as a detox, and then weekly. Charcoal can also be added to a full glass of water, stirred and then left until the particles settle to the bottom. Drain of grey water and drink. The charcoal can be reused several times.
It is recommended to wait 2 hours after consuming medication, supplements or food before taking charcoal, as it may affect absorption of other substances.
Mix charcoal with water in to a thick paste to to brush teeth with several times a week, alternating with your regular toothpaste. Activated charcoal whitens teeth, removes plaque and stains on teeth, it deodorises your mouth and promotes healthy gums and teeth. Activated charcoal is an extraordinary exfoliant, drawing toxins, dirt and bacteria out of your pores in your skin when applied as a mask giving you a youthful complexion. Combine charcoal with freshly ground linseeds or wet clay to make a poultice. It can be used for minor skin irritations, acne, sore joints, stings and bites.
Apply to the affected area and cover with a clean cloth for several hours or overnight. Alternately, moisten a small amount of charcoal and apply to bites and the like with a band aid. As Activated charcoal powder is negatively charged it attracts positive ions that can be found in the air, making it a very effective deodoriser. Leave some in an open dish or potpourri dish in the bathroom, or use in the kitchen to absorb strong smells, dust and other chemicals floating in the air. This charcoal is best stored in a non-plastic airtight container (glass is best), as it may absorb residual odours or off-gassing pollutants
Activated Coconut Charcoal.
Preservative Free, Non GMO.
No Known Allergens. This product may contain traces of Allergens.
Store in an air tight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
Up to 12 months when stored as above. See Best Before date.