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What Is Activated Charcoal Used For?

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  • Activated charcoal is a byproduct of slowly burnt wood, peat or coconut shells treated with oxygen
  • Activated charcoal has shown promise in eliminating harmful substances like chlorine, chloramine, phenol and tannins. Continue reading this guide to learn more about activated charcoal

Activated charcoal is now making waves in both the medical and cosmetic industry because of its supposed ability to improve your well-being. But this is not an entirely new trend; Egyptian records as early as 1,500 B.C. showed that activated charcoal was already being used to absorb unpleasant odors from putrefying wounds. In this guide, you will learn what activated charcoal's benefits are and the possible side effects that may occur when you take it.

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