Beer Info FAQ

What do you take activated charcoal for?

What do you take activated charcoal for?

Activated charcoal is sometimes used to help treat a drug overdose or a poisoning. When you take activated charcoal, drugs and toxins can bind to it. This helps rid the body of unwanted substances. Charcoal is made from coal, wood, or other substances.

What does activated charcoal do to alcohol?

Alcohol is a toxin, and activated charcoal absorbs toxins in the body. So it might seem like taking the stuff could help sop up any excess booze that's circulating in your system and help you avoid the morning-after head throbbing, fatigue, and stomach ache.