When looking at the content of body care products, such as powders, deodorants and toothpaste, you may often come across an ingredient called “activated charcoal”. This material is claimed to be efficacious for beauty, such as treating skin, whitening teeth, home health and eliminating body odor. However, the use and claim of benefits of Activated Charcoal is actually not just for treatment. What are these claims? Find out the answer below!
What Is Activated Charcoal?
Activated Charcoal is a fine black powder made from ingredients such as bone charcoal, coconut shell, olive seeds, and sawdust, which have various medical properties. This charcoal is “activated” through a process using high temperatures so that it changes its internal structure.
Activated Charcoal is different from ordinary charcoal, because ordinary charcoal has not gone through the activation process at this high temperature. Although the ingredients may be the same, ordinary charcoal contains toxic substances …