Activated Charcoal

If you know me, you know I’m obsessed with activated charcoal. I have been since I was little. My parents were always holistic people. We were never big on medications unless absolutely necessary (however we are big believers in vaccines).

I LOVE activated charcoal. I drink it in my drinks, I take charcoal pills when I have stomach problems, my deodorant is made with it, my face wash is charcoal, my face masks are charcoal, etc. It is literally part of my every day routine!

If you aren’t familiar with activated charcoal, note that this is NOT the charcoal you get from your grill! SO not the same. Not even close. The stuff from your grill is toxic! Please make sure to purchase your activates charcoal from a reputable supplier. Activated charcoal is not a naturally occurring substance, but rather is made from sources such as coal, wood or coconut shells and becomes “activated” through a heating process. It traps unwanted chemicals in its tiny pores by a process called adsorption, where positively charged toxins attach themselves to the negative charge of activated charcoal.

Here are the top uses for activated charcoal:

•Gas & bloating

•Reduces joint pain

•Whitens Teeth

•Prevents bad breath

•Prevents cell damage to kidneys and liver

•Reduces bad cholesterol

•Promotes healthy digestion

•Traps toxins and chemicals

•Eliminates poisons in the body


Foods that cause baby gas

Every baby is different and will respond differently to foods. However there are several foods that are typical in causing gas. The reason is because they break down slowly in our bodies. Here are a few on that list:





•Brussel Sprouts







Don’t completely cut these out of your baby’s diet. Some of these are extremely beneficial to your baby’s growth and overall health. If your baby has gas problems, try introducing one every week or every two weeks and stick with feeding them that one rather than do a few at a time. Your baby needs time to build a tolerance. If you have questions or issues make sure to ask your doctor. I always make sure to blaze my doctor with a million questions. Better safe than sorry! (God love her for tolerating me😂)