Activated Charcoal, which is naturally occurring but ‘Activated’ through heating in the presence of gas, has had many common uses for a very long time. From ancient times through modern it has been used for such purposes as soothing pain, bilious problems and intestinal disorders.
Towards the end of the 20th century activated charcoal has spread to be used in every clinic, hospital and poison control center.
Today Activated Charcoal is rated Safe and Effective by the FDA and is noted for absorbing gases. It is a natural substance that is very common and very widely used.
The best use of it is to clean out your system from all the toxins that are commonly found in junk foods. The charcoal does this through the pores that are present in it when it is treated. When digested it will go to work on your system and naturally clean it out.
There are many other benefits of Activated Charcoal. It is used to prevent hangovers and alcohol poisoning when consumed with alcohol. It purifies water naturally when you put it in. It can help with skin conditions and even poison ivy and animal bites. It is generally safe to use and considered a supplement but if you have had previous medical condition or procedures you should ask your doctor before using it.