Ordinary activated carbon can bring many benefits for the organism. This drug is widely used in medicine. The cure is a universal antidote that neutralizes toxins and other harmful substances in the body.

A small cost of the drug makes it one of the most affordable medicines.

Activated carbon is manufactured at a high temperature from the natural raw materials: charcoal, coal or petroleum coke, coconut shell. The drug has a porous structure. There are different reasons for the application of activated carbon.

Food poisoning

This is one of the most common reasons for the use of activated carbon. This medicine perfectly removes toxins from the organism, has pronounced adsorption properties. The doctors recommend taking coal at the rate of one tablet per 10 kg of body weight. It should be washed down with plenty of water. Treatment with this drug must be started in the first hours after the poisoning.

Alcohol intoxication

Unpleasant symptoms after excessive alcohol consumption can also be removed using activated carbon. The drug helps to rid the body of aldehyde (a breakdown product of alcohol) and prevents its getting into the blood.


Absorbent carbon can alleviate the human condition, suffering from allergy (especially of food). With this drug the human’s organism is cleared faster. The number of free immune cells that provoke allergies significantly reduces.

Weight loss

Having a course of treatment with activated carbon, it is possible to lose weight. This medicine cleans the stomach of toxins that can appear from improper nutrition. Accelerated metabolism and weight loss is a result of it.

Problematic skin

Firstly, cleansing the body of harmful substances through the use of activated carbon inside will already have a good effect on the skin condition. Secondly, there are many recipes for masks that will help to get rid of acne and improve your skin.

Do not forget that activated carbon is a drug. Before treatment, it is desirable to consult a doctor.

People suffering from stomach problems should  be very careful about this medicine.