Look for activated charcoal powder in the vitamin aisle of your local health food store or order online.

Activated Charcoal Chai


With ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, and honey, this soothing drink is the perfect vehicle for activated charcoal powder, when you need it.

Serves 1

2/3 cup plant-based milk, such as Ripple (or your favorite non-dairy milk)

1 cinnamon stick

6 green cardamom pods, crushed

6 black peppercorns

1 2-inch piece ginger, unpeeled, cut into 1/4inch slices and smashed

¼ teaspoon activated charcoal

1 tiny pinch sea salt

1 teaspoon honey

1. Combine the milk, cinnamon stick, cardamom pods, peppercorns, and ginger in a small saucepan.

2. Bring the mixture up to a boil, then lower to a simmer and cover. Cook over very low heat for 5 minutes.

3. Put the activated charcoal, sea salt, and honey in a powerful blender.

4. Strain the chai mixture directly in and blend for 1 minute, or until frothy.

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