probably isn't on your usual grocery list
, but you're likely using it and don't even know it. It's in a lot of water and air filters, as it works to draw out toxins by trapping chemicals. In our new JRINK: Black Magic
, we've ground it up fine so that it adds a tasteless and detoxifying property to the juice. Combined with soothing aloe vera water, grape, and lemon. it makes for an extra-refreshing JRINK, which is, as it turns out, is also really good for you.
Need more reasons to JRINK activated charcoal? Check it:
1. It aids in digestion.
Bloating? Stomach ache? Charcoal will make sure your system is running well, if you know what we mean. It works by absorbing all the chemicals and toxins in your digestive tract and clearing them out.
2. It'll help out with your hangover.
When you've had one too many summertime Negronis, activated charcoal will prevent it from ruining your morning. The charcoal serves as a detox, which you may surely need in the throes of a hangover.
3. It helps to lower your cholesterol.
Lowering your cholesterol is always a good thing, and many studies say that activated charcoal can help with this.
4. It helps to treat choleostasis (bile flow problems)
Late pregnancy may cause an uncomfortable bile flow problem for some women, which can be treated with activated charcoal, thanks to its' detoxifying properties.
5. It's in BLACK MAGIC.
The sultry, mysterious black hue gives way to a refreshing grape flavor that finishes with a kick of citrus. One of our regulars called it an "out of body experience." No, seriously.
One side note: if you're taking any side pills or vitamins, skip the charcoal.