Does Charcoal do more than clean teeth? Earth to Body

charcoal_0

Please don’t open, I begged the suite door to our adjoining rooms. Be well, my daughters..  I was in the claws of a severe food poisoning that night and was sick beyond any nightmare I could have imagined. Day number 3 at our Cuban resort.

Thankfully, the door remained silent. In the morning, my husband summoned the doctor for me.  

Where did you get this arsenal? he exclaimed, as he perused my lineup of beside aids: liquid minerals, grapefruit, ginger and charcoal. Yes, I had used the grapefruit seed extract in my water. Yes, I had taken the charcoal.

After insisting on a shot of gravel to calm the nausea, he then mixed my mineral drops in a litre of water and made me promise to consume the entire blend.  He assured me that the charcoal would clean me out, the electrolytes restore the balance and in a few hours, I would be back swimming in blue waters under Cuban sunny skies.

While charcoal is the remnant of the destructive, dangerous and devastating fires our forests often encounter, charcoal itself is constructive and life sustaining. Charcoal is natural and there is no man-made remedy that can compare to its healing powers. We do not have to search for the natural ‘wildfire’ charcoals as was done in the past. Today, activated charcoal can be made by treating charcoal with steam or hot air. The pores created provide a greater surface area for absorption of the toxins, which is most desirable. Activated charcoal can be found in our emergency hospital wards and clinics to be ingested by poisoned victims. 

Charcoal is also magic on the external.

Charcoal can be made into poultice or masks. It cleans the pores by removing dirt from the skin and can help in to control acne, soothe insect bites, reduce fungal conditions, etc.   A paste can be applied anywhere on the body as needed. Make your own charcoal paste.

In a small glass or pottery dish mix

  • 1 tsp water
  • 1 tsp aloe vera gel*
  • 2 tablets of charcoal*
  • Extras if desired

*available at Health food store

Because we understand the magic of charcoal, we have included it in two of our skin care products.

Charcoal Clay Soap:  An all over body and face cleanser.  As a shampoo, charcoal washes away the toxins and volumizes the hair. Cleanses the Scalp. A great duo with our apple cider vinegar rinse.

Tooth cleanser: Charcoal helps whiten the teeth, clean and protect.

Planning to travel:  Include activated charcoal capsules in your travel kit for the just in case ‘tourista’.   Our soap and tooth cleanser are eco-friendly travel companions.

Staying home: Keep charcoal in your ‘health’ chest or cabinet.  You never know when you will need the ‘black power’ internally.  And remember, Charcoal is always magic on the skin.

Earth_to_Body

We stand behind our products. We give great customer service. Visit us at natural.ca. Subscribe to our newsletter. Visit our store: ‘La Boutique Earth to Body’, 89 Lucerne, Pointe Claire, QC H9R 2V1.  Email

By Martha Shannon – [email protected]

Other related articles:

Earth to Body organic and natural skin treatment

Start using a juicer or blender to maintain a healthy lifestyle

A Holistic Approach to Anxiety: Relieving your stress without medication

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email
Is it possible to get an A for a 5-paragraph essay assignment in 1 hour? We can safely say yes, a student can get an A+ mark if he turns to EduJungles


staycation

The ultimate guide to planning a long family staycation in Canada

To guarantee that everyone has an amazing time, careful planning is necessary when organizing a lengthy staycation. Here’s the ultimate guide to planning your family staycation in Canada. Canada, with its vast landscapes, diverse cities, and rich cultural heritage, offers endless possibilities for a memorable family staycation. Whether you’re exploring the stunning natural beauty of

Meal kits

Cost vs. Convenience: Analyzing meal kits and traditional cooking

In this modern world and modern times, convenience often takes priority over cost, especially when it comes to food. Meal kits and traditional cooking represent two different approaches to home dining, and each of them has advantages and disadvantages. Analyzing these methods through the lens of cost and convenience provides insight into why individuals might

Condo renovations

Condo renovations Dos and Don’ts: Expert Tips for a Successful Project

Embarking on a condo renovations journey can be both exhilarating and daunting. Imagine transforming your living space into a stylish haven that reflects your personality and meets your needs. While exciting, the process can be full of challenges and unforeseen hiccups. That’s why we’ve gathered some condo renovation dos and don’ts from the experts to

Terrific Hair

Terrific Hair Means Tamanu – Earth to Body

Curly, straight, thick, thin, kinky or silky, tamanu loves and makes terrific Hair.  And scalps. Nutritionally dense yet gentle, tamanu is an effective and versatile nut oil. It stimulates, helps promote growth. prevents hair loss, reduces scalp itch and irritations and adds a natural sheen! Make tamanu a part of your hair and scalp care

Understanding the 4 legal process after a DUI Crash

A single mistake can have serious consequences, especially when driving under the influence. The aftermath of a DUI crash extends beyond physical harm and property damage. It involves a complex legal process that may feel overwhelming. As a responsible citizen, it’s vital to grasp the legal system and your rights in such situations. This blog

personal injury lawyer

Pedestrian accident: How a personal injury lawyer can help you

Accidents involving pedestrians can be life-altering. You could be walking down the street or crossing a street. A vehicle’s sudden impact can change everything right away. If you’ve found yourself in such a situation, you might be wondering how to move forward. This is where a personal injury lawyer steps in, offering crucial help and

Mtltimes Subscription

The latest on what’s moving Montreal and the world – delivered straight to your inbox