The Informed Urban Prepper — Top 7 Activated Charcoal Uses & Benefits
Posted by Mike Quam on
Every prepper should already be fairly well acquainted with the many uses of charcoal–and most of us probably know how to make it ourselves from a few charred logs. However, there is another type of charcoal out there that might actually take the cake in terms of survival utility and gear us towards a different approach altogether.
We are of course talking about activated charcoal.
Activated charcoal, also known as activated carbon, is essentially charcoal which has then been subjected to further chemical process which strips away some of the material to make it more porous while simultaneously infusing it with oxygen.
This makes the charcoal not only more reactive in general but safe for use with certain medical treatments. Here, we have compiled a list of the 7 reasons why you need to use activated charcoal as medicine.
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