Synthetic estrogens have made their way into our water supply through plastic pollution and pharmaceuticals. Scientists in Lund, Sweden wondered if charcoal might be the solution to removing elevated estrogens. The conclusion of the matter and more in this article.
Vineyards are often faced with extreme cases of soil depletion. For the first time, in 2009, a large scale experiment was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of biochar in reviving depleted soils. Researchers were not prepared for what happened next. This story and more in this post.
Andre experienced severe diarrhea on his visit to West Africa. His friends became concerned, and recommended a visit to the hospital. Andre decided to try charcoal. He had had experiences like this before, and charcoal never failed him. But what would happen this time? Would old faithful prove faithful? This story and much more in this issue of Charcoal Times.
His hand began to throb as the deadly poison of the Indian scorpion could be felt from hand to belly. He was sure that death would soon follow. Sandra quickly applied a charcoal poultice and prayed that God would bless the remedy. Would it work? This story and much more in this post.
One of his soldiers arrived had a persistent fungal infection on the soles of his feet. Army medic, William, decided to make a poultice from the charcoal, which the military always has on hand. But, would it do the trick? This story and more, in the 2008 issue of Charcoal Times!