Alleviate Digestive Complaints* High Adsorption Properties* 900 mg per Capsule 100 Capsules
Activated charcoal (a.k.a. active carbon, adsorbent charcoal, and medicinal charcoal) is a fine black carbon powder made from natural materials such as wood pulp. Due to its large surface area, it has high adsorption properties, meaning that it keeps certain substances from being absorbed in the body’s gastro-intestinal tract.*
Activated Charcoal’s Health Benefits
Research has been conducted about the effect activated charcoal has on alleviating digestive complaints such as intestinal gas. Activated charcoal is commonly used to prevent overdose of certain toxic substances.*
Using Activated Charcoal
Dosages vary depending upon the reason for supplementation. For those desiring possible reduction of LDL cholesterol levels, the general recommended dosage is 5-8 grams, 2-3 times daily. For those using activated charcoal as an anti-flatulent, the recommended dosage is 500-1000mg as needed. Activated charcoal is available in the following forms: capsules, enteric coated tablets, granules, liquid, and tablets.*
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