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Knowing how to make activated charcoal is great knowledge to have! There are several benefits and uses of this, but the uses for survival are what we are interested in today
Did you know that it can be given to poison victims to absorb the poison before it does damage, and you can also use it to filter water and air. I make big batches and store it for a year or so. I am not sure how long it is good for so I re-make some every year.
The sooner activated charcoal is applied, the better–within 30 minutes of ingesting the poison is ideal. After that, the body has absorbed the poison and the activated charcoal becomes less effective. See how you make it …