This activated charcoal is made by super-heating wood or coconut shells, causing the pieces to explode creating a tremendous increase in surface area. This substance is then granulated into finer particles which further increases its surface area and consequently its adsorption capabilities. This botanical form of carbon is non-carcinogenic is safe for human consumption and qualifes as vegan.
Recommended Use: Charcoal has universally been recognized for centuries as one of the finest adsorptive agents and as an antidote for poisoning of various kinds. More recently this pharmaceutical grade of activated charcoal has become very popular in supporting the body's cleansing and detoxification mechanisms by removing toxins and other inorganic and non-digestible elements from the digestive tract and bloodstream. Thus the use of charcoal is suggested during any body cleansing program. It is also used extensively to help the body address severe indigestion, diarrhea, food poisoning, flatulence, and bloating as well as topically as a poultice to adsorb the poison from bee stings or snake bites.
Antidote for Radioactive Poisoning: Activated charcoal Has the ability to absorb (or adsorb) and neutralize radioactive substances and some toxic materials. Researchers report that 10 grams or 1 tablespoon of charcoal can absorb about 3 to 7 grams of materials. German researcher found that charcoal air filters removed more than 70 percent of radioactive iodine from the air. Taking finely powdered charcoal such as what we offer has been found to be one-and-a-half times as effective as the tablets.
For specific usage recommendations including dosages please refer to this informative article on Activated Charcoal and its uses.
Contents: activated wood charcoal pharmaceutical grade
Can also be used for newborn jaundice, 1/2 T per 4 ozs of water, let baby take all it will to clear the jaundice.