What is charcoal?

Charcoal is a black porous material obtained by burning wood with a restricted amount of air.
activated c. Medicinal charcoal, charcoal that has been treated to increase its adsorptive power, used as an antidote and to reduce hyperacidity.

Charcoal is a lightweight black carbon residue produced by strongly heating wood in minimal oxygen to remove all water and volatile constituents.…

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