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Benefits of Activated Charcoal

Benefits of Activated Charcoal

09 Jan 18  |  By Alisha Naik

What is activated charcoal and what does it do? What are its benefits? Is it safe for me? So many questions come up in our minds when we hear the word 'Activated Charcoal' and not every available source gives us the right information. We thought of making it a little easier for you to understand all about Activated Charcoal through this blog.

What is Activated Charcoal?

Activated charcoal is nothing but pure carbon obtained from various materials like coconut shells, wood etc. which is exposed to extremely high temperatures under controlled environments and processed to give us a fine black powder. This fine powder is known to absorb all the toxins and impurities from our body and is a powerful detoxifier when consumed on a regular basis.

What are the benefits of Activated Charcoal?

Using activated charcoal for various beauty and health benefits has been the new trend lately. Apart from being an excellent cleansing agent, it is also known to cure acidity and lower cholesterol. People have been using Activated Charcoal in facial masks and other beauty products as it helps remove all the dead skin and cleanses your pores.

Is it safe for me?

Many people often have a doubt whether it is safe or not and if there will be any side effects. Activated Charcoal if consumed in adequate amounts will not do any harm to your body. Yes, it is completely safe if you do not over exceed the intake. Our Activated Charcoal Matcha is best recommended to have 1-2 cups in a day. For people suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or any other digestive disorders should preferably go for the normal Matcha without the Activated Charcoal. This is because the activated charcoal flushes out your digestive system. While this is a benefit for most people, it may affect people with a sensitive digestive system. Hence, the recommendation is to take extra caution.

What is Tea Trunk Activated Charcoal Matcha made of?

Activated Charcoal can be derived from different sources. Our's is derived from coconut shells which is finer than the others making it easy to blend with the Japanese Matcha powder. This food grade activated charcoal is perfectly safe for consumption. Together with the Japanese matcha, it makes the perfect tea cleanse. Order your Matcha Brewing Kit and try something new today.

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Alisha Naik

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