Gas & Bloating Remedy - Activated Charcoal. What is activated charcoal and how to use it to quickly absorb intestinal gas and flatulence. How to time taking activated charcoal away from meals for maximum effectiveness. Types of activated charcoal, what to look for and the correct dosage to take.
Routinely used in hospitals and emergency rooms to help with acute poisonings or overdoses, activated charcoal is considered a health food when consumed in very small doses. Because it binds and flushes toxins via adsorption, a process in which the toxins get stuck to the charcoal and leave the body when it does, it’s a great gentle detoxifier that may also help with gas and bloating.
Activated Charcoal, what is it good for? It was in 1831 when Professor Touery (in the presence of his colleagues from the French Academy of Medicine) drank a lethal dose of strychnine, and, to their great surprise, survived. He mixed the poison with activated charcoal. Activated charcoal is a powerful tool for emergency cleansing of the gastrointestinal tract, perhaps the most [...]