May 26, 2016

Coffee Charcoal

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What other names is Coffee Charcoal known by?

Café Arabica, Café Carbonisé, Café Robusta, Caféier d'Arabie, Caféier Robusta, Carbón de Café, Charbon de Café, Coffea arabica, Coffea canephora, Coffea liberica.

What is Coffee Charcoal?

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.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diarrhea, when taken by mouth.
  • Mouth and throat swelling (inflammation), when applied directly.
  • Infected wounds, when applied directly.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of coffee charcoal for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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