A highly porous substance, Activated Charcoal has proven to be a highly effective natural treatment for a number of ailments. It has been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. It is known to be a powerful antidote that absorbs harmful toxins and poisons that can harm the body.

Activated charcoal is very different from the charcoal that we use for barbecue. The one used for grilling our meats are loaded with chemicals and toxins that cause great harm to the human body. Activated charcoal on the other hand consists of any of the following, wood, coal, bamboo or coconut shell, these re burnt without oxygen to create a char. This char is heated to extremely high temperatures and exposed to certain gases through a multi step process to create an extremely porous substance that we call activated charcoal.

The benefits of using activated charcoal are listed below:

Whiten your teeth
It works great for oral hygiene. Activated charcoal can be used to whiten teeth, fight bad breath, balance pH levels and also prevent cavities. How it works is, that it absorbs the plaque that tends to collect on your teeth. It helps remove stains that have accumulated by drinking coffee, wine or cigarettes.

Filter Water
You will find the use of activated charcoal commonly in water filters. It has an inane ability to trap impurities and also remove anything that contaminates the water like pesticides, solvents, chemicals and industrial waste.

Great for good skin!
If you wish for beautiful, young, flawless skin, make activated charcoal a part of your beauty regimen. It’s surely showing up in a host of beauty products on the market as it helps exfoliate the skin, remove bacteria, balance pH levels and it also minimizes pores. Antibacterial properties help with acne, prevent further breakouts, help with treating spots and it also assists with getting clear complexion.

Achieve better digestion
When consumed, activated charcoal helps improve digestive function and also ones immunity by helping removal of toxins and heavy metals that can cause allergic reactions.

Treat Insect Bites
When applied externally to an insect bite, it offers relief from the discomfort caused. It absorbs the bad bacteria and helps soothe the area that has been affected.

Activated charcoal can also be used to purify air, it works as a great remedy for poison and toxin damage, it has anti-aging benefits and can also be used to remove mold.

Learn how you can use these benefits to improve your life. Speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist or get in touch with a Homeopath Doctor to learn about a more natural approach to healthy life.