Does charcoal adsorb nutrients or minerals?

Charcoal question answered. For those of you that are still concerned about whether activated charcoal will adsorb nutrients or minerals from your body, here is a quote from  David Cooney PhD (Chemical Engineering, University Wyoming  from his book ‘Activated Charcoal,  Antidote, Remedy, and Health Aid.’ “Charcoal added to the diet of sheep for six months […]

Question: Charcoal and Iodine depletion in the body

Charcoal question answered. Q: Greetings Mr. Dinsley, I plan on using Activated Charcoal. While researching on the web I noticed some people who have bought or used Activated Charcoal were saying that if you use Activated Charcoal keep in mind that it will deplete your iodine. I was wondering if this is true?  If it […]

Question: Activated Charcoal for UTI

Charcoal question answered. Q: Hello! I heard charcoal can help with UTIs, is that correct info? Can it be used while trying to conceive? Thanks, Mika A: Hi Mika. Yes, it has worked well for several people including myself for UTI’s. Here is an article regarding charcoal and pregnancy. Also, buchu leaf tea is amazing for […]

Question: is your charcoal toothpaste safe for pregnancy? (And DIY recipe)

Charcoal question answered. Q: Hello- is your charcoal toothpaste safe for pregnancy? I’m 10 weeks pregnant and really would like to use a charcoal toothpaste for teeth whitening….is the one you sell safe for pregnancy? Or do you have any other recommendations?  Thanks so much. Kindest Regards, Vanessa A: Hi Vanessa, congratulations on your pregnancy. 🙂 Yes, […]

Question: Charcoal filters and DIY Filter

Charcoal question answered. Q: Dear Sir or Madam, First of all, thank you for such a fantastically informative website all about charcoal! 1) I have a table top water distiller and I need to purchase little tea bag size charcoal filters. Do you sell these kinds of things? 2) Can a person make their own […]

Question on using charcoal powder in foot soak for Gout

Charcoal question answered. Q: Hi I bought my dad your activated charcoal powder to help him soak his foot in a basin for gout. However, he said there were no directions/measurements for use on the container. Can you tell me the proportions of powder to water? I know it would have been better to make the […]

Question: Charcoal for dog with itchy skin

Charcoal question answered. Q: I am new to the benefits of charcoal.  I was reading about your treatment of your dog.  I have a Lab/Chow mix that has repeated itchy skin with the resulting raw skin areas dew to chewing.  I have taken her to the Vet and we have tried everything.(antibiotics, steroids, anti- fungal, […]

Activated Charcoal for Tooth Decay?

Charcoal question answered. Q: Please tell me if charcoal powder will be effective in stopping tooth decay. which product should I buy? – Leela A:  Hi Leela. Yes, charcoal powder would be very beneficial in preventing tooth decay when using as a toothpaste.  You can use any of the food grade charcoal powders found on this […]

Can Activated Charcoal be added to Baby Formula?

Charcoal question answered. Q: Hi, I had spoke to someone from your company about my sisters adopted meth baby. I wanted to know exactly how much she should put in the formula? And how often? I think the lady told me over the phone but I wanted to be sure. Also you suggested detox 1600 […]

Can I mix activated charcoal with my coffee in the mornings?

Charcoal questions answered Q From Kathy: Can I mix activated charcoal with my coffee in the mornings? looks awful but …. A: Sure, no problem……however, you know that caffeine is a drug and charcoal will adsorb it….  🙂 Activated charcoal will adsorb most drugs so if you are on any medications you need to run […]