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    CARBON 60 (C60)

    Other Names:

    Carbon 60, Carbon Cage, Buckminsterfullerene, Buckyball, Fullerine C60.

    CARBON 60 C60 Overview
    CARBON 60 C60 Uses
    CARBON 60 C60 Side Effects
    CARBON 60 C60 Interactions
    CARBON 60 C60 Dosing
    CARBON 60 C60 Overview Information

    Carbon 60 is a molecule made up of 60 carbon atoms. The layout of the atoms forms a molecule shaped like a soccer ball. Carbon 60 was first used in nanotechnology and electronics. Recently there is interest in using carbon 60 in medicine.

    Carbon 60 has been used for acne, aging skin, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any use.

    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): There is no good evidence to support using carbon 60 for COVID-19. Follow healthy lifestyle choices and proven prevention methods instead

    How does it work?

    Carbon 60 is an antioxidant. Antioxidants may help protect cells from free radicals.

    CARBON 60 C60 Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

    Insufficient Evidence for:

    • Acne. Early research suggests that applying a carbon 60 gel on the skin for 8 weeks seems to improve acne.
    • Aging skin. Early research suggests that applying a carbon 60 gel on the skin for 8 weeks doesn't improve wrinkled skin in middle aged women.
    More evidence is needed to rate carbon 60 for these uses.


    CARBON 60 C60 Side Effects & Safety

    When taken by mouth: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking carbon 60 by mouth. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

    When applied to the skin: Carbon 60 is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied to the skin for up to 8 weeks.

    Special Precautions & Warnings:

    Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking carbon 60 if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

    CARBON 60 C60 Interactions What is this?

    We currently have no information for CARBON 60 C60 Interactions

    CARBON 60 C60 Dosing

    The appropriate dose of carbon 60 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 carbon 60. 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.

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