If I told you that there is a natural remedy capable of absorbing many of the toxins, chemicals, poisons, viruses or bacteria that are affecting your body in just a few minutes, what would you think? Surely I'm talking about a magic potion, and although nature often turns out to be amazing, what I mean today is a natural remedy effective, safe and scientifically proven. I'm talking about the benefits of charcoal or activated carbon.
What is charcoal and how it occurs?
But if you're thinking of robbing your stove or barbecue in search of the remains of your last campfire, you advance notice that coal derived from wood burning does not work, or at least not enough to use it medicinally, as the charcoal or activated carbon is obtained after a process in which coal is ground common, and is subjected to heating by steam, but without contact with air, and a surface coal achieved much more absorbent, with capacity equivalent to about 10 thousand square meters for every teaspoon of charcoal.
Benefits and applications of charcoal
As I mentioned, the main benefit of the activated carbon is its ability to detoxify, being both so he used it militarily during the First World War to avoid the effect of poison gas, and is currently provided clinically to treat poisonings and drug overdoses.
But without going any further, you yourself can benefit from his vast estates. You should only consume about 1 ½ teaspoon of charcoal mixed in water to alleviate problems of flatulence, bad breath, diarrhea, trouble colon, ulcers or indigestion.
And you can apply it externally to treat skin problems or skin, which is very effective to disinfect wounds and treat insect bites and even snakes. And if you have conjunctivitis, can make a poultice of charcoal for the eyes.
Surely give you some impression consuming something that is often considered a waste, but in truth the activated charcoal is very beneficial for health, besides having no contraindications. Just does cause some constipation if you were to consume in excess. Therefore, it is best not to exceed 2 or 3 daily doses, well spaced apart and out of mealtimes.
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