Many people are surprised to know that charcoal can be made from things other than wood including coconut shells, bone char, peat and sawdust. Coconut shell activated charcoal is extremely adsorbent, offering wide applications in water and air purification processes.
Activated shell charcoal is a food-grade charcoal designed to be ingested or used in various blood filtration applications like liver and kidney dialysis. Our Coconut shell activated charcoal is made of high quality coconut shell ensuring high health benefits devoid the usage of preservatives and additives.
This is obtained by burning the shell of fully matured nuts with a limited supply of air so that they do not burn away to ash but are only carbonized. it is used extensively for the manufacture of activated carbon. The charcoal has a high absorption capacity for gases and colouring matter and can be used as a refining agent, both as deodorizer and a decolouriser. It is also used in laundries and stitcheries.
The coconut activated shell charcoal can be utilized for various purposes. They are:
• In tooth paste and teeth whitening products.
Activated charcoal helps whiten teeth while promoting good oral health by changing the pH balance in the mouth, helping prevent cavities, bad breath and gum disease.
• In medicines that help treat bloating.
One activated charcoal use often overlooked is to alleviate uncomfortable gas and bloating. It works by binding the gas-causing by-products in foods that cause discomfort.
• In treating alcohol poisoning.
While activated charcoal does not adsorb alcohol, it does help quickly remove other toxins from the body that contribute to poisoning. Alcohol is rarely consumed in its pure form; mixers that include artificial sweeteners and chemicals are common. Activated charcoal removes these toxins.
• In skincare and body care products.
Activated charcoal uses extend beyond internal applications. For external treatments, it’s effective at treating body odour and acne and relieving discomfort from insect bites, rashes from poison ivy or poison oak, and snake bites.
• In treating water filtration.
Activated charcoal traps impurities in water including solvents, pesticides, industrial waste and other chemicals. Therefore, it’s used in water filtration systems throughout the world. However, it doesn’t trap viruses, bacteria and hard-water minerals.