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About Herbs Botanica Activated Charcoal Powder

Herbs Botanica Activated charcoal powder is a versatile substance derived from various sources, such as coconut shells, peat, or wood. Through a process that activates it at high temperatures, the charcoal becomes highly porous, increasing its surface area and making it capable of adsorbing substances. Here's more about it:


  • Adsorption Properties: Activated charcoal's unique porous structure allows it to adsorb (not absorb) substances by binding them to its surface. This makes it effective in trapping toxins and impurities.
  • Oral Health Benefits: It's found in certain toothpaste and oral care products due to its ability to bind to toxins and stains, contributing to fresher breath and cleaner teeth.
  • Skin and Beauty: In skincare, activated charcoal is used in masks, cleansers, and soaps for its ability to draw out impurities from the skin, making it a popular ingredient in detoxifying routines.
  • Water Filtration: Its adsorptive properties make it an effective component in some water filtration systems, removing impurities and chemicals.
  • Digestive Health: Some people use activated charcoal as a dietary supplement to support digestive health, claiming it aids in alleviating gas and bloating by trapping gases and toxins.
  • Considerations: While activated charcoal has various applications, its use should be mindful. It's essential to consult with a healthcare professional before consuming it, especially if you're on medications or have underlying health conditions.


Activated charcoal is a powerful substance but should be used cautiously and under proper guidance due to its potential interactions and effects on the body.

When using activated charcoal powder, it's crucial to:


  • Follow recommended dosages and guidelines.
  • Drink plenty of water when using it orally to prevent dehydration.
  • Be cautious with its use, especially if you're pregnant, breastfeeding, or have health conditions. Always consult a healthcare professional before using it, particularly as a supplement or for medicinal purposes.

Herbs Botanica Activated Charcoal Powder Food Grade 8 oz / 227 GMS

SKU: HB=Act-Char

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