6 Amazing Properties of Activated Charcoal – From White Teeth to Clean Digestive Tract

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You may already know that activated charcoal is one of the best remedies for treating poisoning and upset stomach. But there’s so much more to this unique product. Did you know it can help you with rashes and blackheads? Keep reading to find out more.

Nexter.org prepared you a list of 6 wonderful things activated charcoal can do.

Relieve itching and rashes

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Charcoal can serve as a perfect DIY remedy for a bee sting, a mosquito bite or rashes caused by poisonous plants. Mix powder from one capsule of activated charcoal and ½ tablespoon of coconut oil and apply it on the affected area every 30 minutes.

 

Get rid of acne and blackheads

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There are many skincare products that contain activated charcoal but you can also make a mask yourself.

Take a ½ teaspoon of activated charcoal and mix it with 2 teaspoons of water. Apply it on your face, let it dry and rinse it off with water.

 

Whiten your teeth

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There are many kinds of toothpaste with activated charcoal but you can also DIY it as well. Get some activated charcoal powder, a wet toothbrush, brush your teeth as you normally do and let it sit for a couple of minutes. Then rinse your mouth with a large amount of water.

Warning: porcelain veneers, caps, and crowns can be stained by activated charcoal. Also, don’t use it that often ‘cause a DIY paste is too abrasive.

 

Protect your liver and kidneys from toxins

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Toxins have a bad influence on our organs and systems and we get exposed to it almost every day. If you know that you were affected by some chemically-treated food or heavy metals and toxins take 2 capsules of activated charcoal.

 

Clean your hair

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Beauty product tent to build-up and dirt our hair so you need to clean it with something that will make it glow again. Activated charcoal absorbs all the dirt and toxins from our hair and scalp. Take 1 teaspoon of activated charcoal powder, 2 tablespoons of shampoo with natural ingredients, and ½ cup of warm water. Wash your hair as you normally do.

Warning: activated charcoal may color your hair, so test it on a small area beforehand.

 

Clean your digestive tract

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Some doctors recommend taking 10 grams of activated charcoal 90 minutes before each meal for 2 days to remove toxins and allergens from your digestive tract. You can also find the right dosage info on the package of charcoal capsules. It will boost your immune system and improve the work of the whole body.

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You may already know that activated charcoal is one of the best remedies for treating poisoning and upset stomach. But there’s so much more to this unique product. Did you know it can help you with rashes and blackheads? Keep reading to find out more. Nexter.org prepared you a list of 6 wonderful things activated charcoal can do.
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