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Activated Charcoal Soap Benefits
Hmmm....: This is usually used to induce vomiting in cases of accidental/overingestions of medications to purge the stomach. It may have an benefit with parasite treatments; but it is not the standard of care. Please consult your doctor before you start playing one! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pros&cons Heath benefits to drinking a tablet of the premium herbal"natures way"activated charcoal 100capsules/certified280mg dietary supplements?????
Unknown: It is not natural to eat activated charcoal. Also, such products are not real medicines but are sold as supplements, meaning their exact contents, effects (good or bad), purity, etc., are uncertain. When thinking about activated charcoal, one should as questions like, "Does the charcoal really know what to bind and what not to bind?" Probably safest to save some money by avoiding such supplements. ...Read more
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Not a good idea: While some properties of activated charcoal may make it seem like an ideal toothpaste alternative, it is way too abrasive. It's use will result in severe tooth erosion (especially at the gum line) and severe gum recession. The end result is that it will cause more problems then it will solve. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can charco caps(carbo vegerabills, lycipodium clavatum, cinchona officinalis, sulphur) turn stool a charcoal color? Nearly black?
Is activated charcoal effective against food poisoning, and gas etc? Are there any side effects from taking it?
SaveItForABarbeque: Activated charcoal adsorbs lots of stuff but is not used for"food poisoning"unless due to a toxic chemical,not the type of food poisoning from bacteria or viruses. Some say it's OK for gas but i don't think so.It comes as tablets & as a liquid mixture.The mixture can get really messy & tastes like Hawaiian poi.Take too much and it will constipate you.And if you take medications it will adsorb them ...Read more
Is it safe to inhale bare escentuals mineral powder makeup with zinc oxide & titanium dioxide during application? No micronized or nanoparticles
Chemical Exposures: There is no data that suggest inhalation of these powders represent a risk of disease. Please check with the doctor who can check with the manufacturer. ...Read more
Baby 3 weeks, What water safe to use with powder formula? Bottled Spring water vs bottled purified water w/ minerals & fluoride. Don't like using tap.
Distilled: Distilled water would be ideal at this stage. Fluoride is not necessary until the teeth start to erupt. 'Drinking water' is from a municipal source ( tap water), nursery water is often priced higher and not necessarily superior to Distilled. Spring water quality is variable is quality and consistency. ...Read more
I learned that ingesting charcoal can affect birth control pill effectiveness. Using a charcoal activated toothbrush (w/regular toothpaste) — does that have a similar effect?
Activated charcoal: Activated charcoal powder is not a carcinogenic substance. Researchers found that when meat is being barbequed, the fats drip down onto the red hot charcoal briquettes (not activated charcoal powder), which then get seared, resulting in the formation of carcinogenic substances (hca's & benzopyrene), which next rise upward and lastly are absorbed into the barbecued meat! ...Read more
Clay & charcoal: It shouldn't interfere unless you are ingesting LARGE amounts. Which begs the question why you are 'drinking' these things. Generally this is a bad idea without physician supervision for detox reasons. Clay is a complex mixture of minerals dependent on geography and can contain toxic things like arsenic and heavy metals. Very bad for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can activated charcoal/ ultracarbon absorb toxins and gas produced by virus that cause food poisoning, diarrhoea and stomach spasms?
Don't count on it: Not enough to rely on.Get a more detailed answer ›
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