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Activated charcoal is used to treat stomach pains from gas, diarrhea, or other stomach issues.

Activated charcoal is used to treat stomach pains from gas, diarrhea, or other stomach issues.

Recently a client of Inner Garden expressed concern that activated charcoal might absorb nutrients from the GI tract. I did a little sleuthing on the internet and found that indeed vitamin C and some B vitamins are absorbed by activated charcoal, along with a handful of medications (see link below). So daily or regular ingestion of activated charcoal is not a good idea. However, from my experience working with activated charcoal in a laboratory setting,...

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