COFFEE CHARCOAL Overview Information
Coffee charcoal is produced by roasting the outer portion of coffee beans until blackened or charred.
People take coffee charcoal for diarrhea.
Coffee charcoal is sometimes applied directly to the mouth and throat for swelling (inflammation) or to the skin for infected wounds.
How does it work?
Coffee charcoal might help reduce swelling, and it might also have a drying (astringent) effect on the tissues.
- Diarrhea, when taken by mouth.
- Mouth and throat swelling (inflammation), when applied directly.
- Infected wounds, when applied directly.
- Other conditions.
Moderate Interaction Be cautious with this combination
- Medications taken by mouth (Oral drugs) interacts with COFFEE CHARCOAL
Coffee charcoal absorbs substances in the stomach and intestines. Taking coffee charcoal along with medications taken by mouth can decrease how much medicine your body absorbs, and decrease the effectiveness of your medication. To prevent this interaction, take coffee charcoal at least one hour after medications you take by mouth.
COFFEE CHARCOAL Dosing
The appropriate dose of coffee charcoal depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for coffee charcoal. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.