Activated charcoal plays a pivotal role in maintaining, restoring and enhancing your level of health by detoxifying your body. It is one of the most absorbent materials in the world and is completely safe to use internally and externally on people of any age and also animals.
Activated Charcoal assists with:
Activated Charcoal is given internally to help detoxify individuals for a variety of toxic conditions, and it is also used externally in poultices.
It purifies the six to eight liters of digestive fluids that are secreted daily. This in turn helps to remove foreign substances from the blood.
Activated Charcoal absorbs the intoxicant substance and its metabolites that are excreted into the small intestine by way of the bile duct, and thus preventing re-absorption.
Activated Charcoal absorbs drugs that diffuse back into the stomach and intestines. By neutralizing all these toxins, Activated Charcoal decreases the workload of the liver as well as the kidneys. While Activated Charcoal lightens the load on the body, it also lightens your budget.
Why do people take activated charcoal?
People take activated charcoal to manage a poisoning or overdose.
When used along with other treatments, activated charcoal may be effective for an acute poisoning. But it is not useful in some cases, including poisoning from:
It also is not used to treat poisons such as strong acids or bases.
With a poisoning, don’t guess about the right thing to do. Call your local poison control center immediately. And get to an emergency room. You need to use activated charcoal as soon as possible if it is recommended.
Activated Charcoal is also safe to use on children and pets under the guidance of your healthcare practitioner.
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MUST BE TAKEN TWO HOURS EITHER SIDE OF ANY MEDICATION,including the contraceptive pill, as the Activated Charcoal will see it as toxin and try and defuse and or draw the medication from your body.
What are the risks of taking activated charcoal?
Side effects are more likely when it is used on a long-term basis to treat conditions like excess gas.
Side effects. When you take it by mouth, activated charcoal can cause:
In more serious cases, it can cause gastrointestinal blockages.
Do not combine activated charcoal with drugs used for constipation (cathartics such as sorbitol or magnesium citrate). This can cause electrolyte imbalances and other problems.
Interactions. Activated charcoal may reduce or prevent the absorption of certain drugs. This may include drugs such as:
Activated charcoal may also reduce absorption of certain nutrients.
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