Years ago professor from the French Academy of Medicine made an experiment. He drank a lethal dose of the alkaloid and he survived. It was an activated charcoal that saved his life.
Nowadays we use activated charcoal as an emergency decontaminant.
What is the effect of activated charcoal?
Activated charcoal is a non-toxic powder. It has the power to reduce the absorption of the toxins for up to 60%.
What is it made from?
Activated charcoal is obtained from coconut shell, coal, wood or peat.
During the preparation of activated charcoal, manufacturers expose common charcoal to high heat. The gas they use in this process is supposed to develop internal pores. These pores give charcoal the ability to trap toxins and remove them from the body.
It was found that activated charcoal prevents flatulence and helps us relive cramps and bloating caused by intestinal gas.
It also absorbs the bad cholesterol in the gastrointestinal tract and regulates the cholesterol levels.
It improves the liver functions and stimulates the elimination processes. If you have kidney problems activated charcoal can solve them and provide a normal kidney function.
How to use activated charcoal properly?
There is activated charcoal in liquid, powder and tabled form.
You can stir a teaspoon of activated charcoal into a glass of water and drink it twice a day.
Source: Natural Cures And Home Remedies