Can activated charcoal detox the body?

Recently, using activated charcoal to detoxify the body has become a trend. People may consume activated charcoal after overindulging with food or alcohol in an effort to remove toxins from the body.

However, activated charcoal is only effective against certain toxins in certain circumstances.

In this article, we describe how activated charcoal works and its uses. We also provide information about the risks, including possible adverse effects, of an activated charcoal detox.

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Will Savage

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