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 […]