Activated Charcoal – Activated Carbon

KSh 700.00

It exhibits an enterosorbent (preventing toxic-allergic reactions, to reduce the metabolic load on the organs of excretion and detoxification), detoxifying, and antidiarrheal nature. Categorized within the group of polyvalent physicochemical antidotes, it boasts significant surface activity. This substance adeptly adsorbs a spectrum of poisons and toxins within the gastrointestinal tract before their absorption. This includes alkaloids, glycosides, barbiturates, hypnotics, narcotics, salts of heavy metals, bacterial, plant, and animal-origin toxins, phenol derivatives, hydrocyanic acids, sulfonamides, and gases.

Furthermore, activated charcoal efficiently absorbs an excess of specific metabolic products like bilirubin, urea, cholesterol, and endogenous metabolites contributing to endogenous toxicosis. While displaying a weaker adsorption capacity for acids and alkalis (including iron salts, cyanides, malathion, methanol, ethylene glycol), it proves particularly active as a sorbent during hemoperfusion. Importantly, it does not cause irritation to the mucous membrane of the gastrointestinal tract.




Activated Charcoal stands as a versatile detoxifying agent, effectively addressing various forms of toxic exposures—both external and internal. Explore its diverse applications in the following scenarios:

  1. Food Poisoning and Infections: Utilized as an integral part of the comprehensive treatment for conditions like food poisoning, salmonellosis, and dysentery. Activated Charcoal aids in the elimination of toxins associated with these infections.
  2. Drug Poisoning and Toxic Overloads: In cases of poisoning from diverse substances such as psychotropic drugs, sleeping pills, narcotic drugs, alkaloids, salts of heavy metals, nanometals in poisonous substances, and other toxic compounds, Activated Charcoal proves invaluable. Its absorbent properties assist in reducing the impact of harmful substances.
  3. Gastrointestinal Disorders: Incorporated into the treatment plan for gastrointestinal tract disorders marked by dyspepsia and flatulence. Activated Charcoal helps alleviate symptoms and promotes digestive health.
  4. Allergies – Food and Drug Related: A natural remedy for managing allergies caused by both food and medications. Activated Charcoal aids in mitigating the effects of allergic reactions.
  5. Liver and Kidney Health: Beneficial in conditions like hyperbilirubinemia, including viral hepatitis and other forms of jaundice, as well as hyperazotemia associated with renal failure. Activated Charcoal supports liver and kidney function.
  6. Pre-diagnostic Procedures: Prior to ultrasound and x-ray examinations, Activated Charcoal is employed to reduce gas formation in the intestines. This helps optimize the accuracy of diagnostic procedures.

Pharmacological properties of our activated Charcoal:

The drug has an adsorbent and nonspecific detoxifying effect. In the lumen of the gastrointestinal tract, activated carbon binds and removes from the body endogenous and exogenous toxic substances of various natures, including microbes and microbial toxins, food allergens, medications, poisons, alkaloids, heavy metal salts, and gases.

Explore the multifaceted benefits of Activated Charcoal in diverse health scenarios, harnessing its detoxifying prowess for a comprehensive and natural approach to well-being. Always seek professional advice for personalized healthcare guidance.

Activated charcoal undergoes a special activation process that makes it a versatile solution for a variety of health and cosmetic needs. Among other benefits, it also delivers the following:

1. Sparkling White Teeth: Say goodbye to teeth stains with Activated Charcoal’s incredible teeth-whitening properties. Brushing with activated charcoal helps absorb and remove stubborn stains, leaving you with a brighter, whiter smile. It’s a natural alternative to traditional teeth-whitening products.

Reference: Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA)

2. Clear and Glowing Skin: Bid farewell to impurities and achieve radiant skin! Activated Charcoal acts like a magnet, drawing out toxins and excess oils from your skin. It’s perfect for tackling acne, reducing pores, and giving your complexion a natural, healthy glow.

Reference: Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology

3. Digestive Detox: Support your digestive health with Activated Charcoal. It works wonders in trapping and eliminating unwanted substances in the digestive tract, providing relief from bloating and gas. Consider it your go-to for a gentle detox.

Reference: International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences

4. Hangover Helper: Activated Charcoal can be your savior after a night out. It helps absorb toxins and alcohol byproducts, reducing the effects of a hangover. Stay refreshed and recover faster with this natural remedy.

Reference: Journal of Emergency Medicine

5. Natural Deodorizer: Kick chemical-laden deodorants to the curb! Activated Charcoal’s absorbent nature makes it an excellent natural deodorizer. Keep things fresh by incorporating it into your daily routine.

Reference: Journal of Food Science

Unlock the secrets of Activated Charcoal and elevate your health and beauty routine. Experience the transformative power backed by science and nature. Embrace the trend that’s making waves – Activated Charcoal, your ally for a healthier, more vibrant you!

Disclaimer: Always consult with healthcare professionals for personalized advice.


Activated Charcoal should be avoided in cases of:

  1. Individual intolerance to the drug Activated Charcoal.
  2. Ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract, including peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum, as well as nonspecific ulcerative colitis.
  3. Gastrointestinal bleeding.

Side Effects:

Possible side effects may include:

  1. Dyspepsia
  2. Constipation or diarrhea
  3. Dark coloration of stool

Extended usage beyond 14 days may result in reduced absorption of vitamins, calcium, and other nutrients from the gastrointestinal tract.

In case of experiencing side effects not outlined in this instruction, discontinue the use of the drug and consult your doctor.


Activated Charcoal exhibits adsorbing properties, and when taken concurrently in high doses with other medications, it may significantly decrease their absorption from the gastrointestinal tract. This reduction in absorption can lead to a decrease in the effectiveness of other drugs. Always consult with your healthcare provider for guidance on potential interactions.


As of now, no instances of overdose have been reported.

Special Instructions:

Following the ingestion of activated charcoal, a common occurrence is the darkening of stool.


Available in powder and capsule form (the capsules are prepared upon request. This may create a delay of up to one day for preparation, before shipping or delivery). To use the powder, add one teaspoon into warm water, and drink at least 1-2 hours before, or after meals.

Storage Guidelines:

Store in a dry location.

Vendor Information

  • Store Name: Mt. Kenya Connect Shop (Official)
  • Vendor: Mt. Kenya Connect Shop (Official)
  • Address: Tom Mboya Street - GMC Plaza
    (Opp Fire Station)
    Nairobi, Kenya
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