Activated coconut charcoal, a powder made from coconut shells, has been used for over 10,000 years by healers from Chinese Medicine, Ayuredic Medicine, and Western Medicine to soak up poisons and improve intestinal health.

It is a potent natural treatment for trapping toxins from the body through a process called adsorption, which is the reaction of elements, including nutrients, chemicals and toxins, soaked up and assimilated into the blood stream. That’s why activated coconut charcoal an effective treatment for poisoning and drug overdoses. It is important  to drink 12-16 glasses of water per day when you take activated coconut charcoal to prevent dehydration and drinking enough water helps also to flush out the toxins and prevents constipation.

Activated coconut charcoal can also be used to lower cholesterol, reduce gases & bloating and prevent hangovers and it has anti-aging properties. Studies show that when activated charcoal is taken at the same time as alcohol, it can even reduce blood alcohol concentrations.


Activated coconut charcoal is not just a detox product but it also helps to whiten teeth and it promotes in general good oral health by balancing the pH balance in the mouth and helping to prevent bad breath. To whiten your teeth, wet a toothbrush and dip into activated charcoal powder, brush teeth as normal and rinse well, until spit is clear.

For external treatments, activated coconut charcoal is effective at treating body odor, acne and relieving discomfort from insect and snake bites and to relieve inflammation.

Activated coconut charcoal helps to promote a healthy digestive tract and removing the toxins from your system, it can reduce joint pain and increase energy function. In general it is highly recommended to routinely cleanse the digestive tract to support your health because environmental factors like pesticides on food, chemicals in the water and exposure to mold, can create a toxic burden in our bodies.

For it’s detoxifying properties activated charcoal is even used worldwidely  in water filtration systems because it traps impurities in water including solvents, pesticides, industrial waste and other chemicals.

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