It is used to soak up harmful or toxic substances that your body can”t digest. Activated charcoal can only absorb toxins or chemicals that are still in your stomach and intestines. The charcoal and toxins are then removed from your system when you have a bowel movement.
Anti inflammatory properties make it great to use on various bug bites and in cosmetic masks. In soap and cleansers, it is used to draw out impurities from the skin and reduce acne. As a teeth whitener it absorbs impurities and whitens teeth when used regularly.