5 mm Activated Carbon provided is commonly taken by mouth to treat poisonings. It is also used for intestinal gas, high cholesterol, hangovers, upset stomach, and bile flow problems during pregnancy. This carbon can made from many substances containing a high carbon content such as coal, coconut shells and wood.5 mm Activated Carbonis a carbonaceous, highly porous adsorptive medium that has a complex structure composed primarily of carbon atoms. This carbon is manufactured from coconut shell, peat, hard and soft wood, lignite coal, bituminous coal, olive pits and various carbonaceous specialty materials. This carbon is very effective as well as economical too.