Is it okay to take charcoal every day? -

Is it okay to take charcoal every day?

I recently started taking a charcoal powder supplement and I have seen really great improvements in my skin! I am wondering if there is any reason to not take it every day though? I take other supplements every day, and I work out every day, but i know that charcoal has more intense cleansing properties than just a daily turmeric pill or something like that. So, can i continue taking it every day?

3 Answers

Tania Sisel | Holistic Health and Healing
I provide personalized nutrition counseling for women to help them manage chronic and long term health issues. Food can be the missing piece!

I've only ever taken it for food poisoning. Now it's showing up in toothpastes and other products. It's job is to pull out toxins but I would think taking it all the time may pull out minerals and vitamins too.

Lois Pratt
Healthy Determination Nutrition and Fitness Partnering!

Pectasol C Modified Citrus Pectin by EcoNugenics is a gentle way that can be used everyday.

Minal Rajan, NTP
BETTER FOOD, BETTER MOOD We'll help you connect the dots.

In my opinion no -- it is a powerful binder and you could risk depleting your body of some important minerals. It is a great detoxifying agent and helps bind pathogens and unwanted elements but I wouldn't want to over do it. Imagine being on an antibiotic daily?

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