QEDman Black Magic Soap contains naturally produced USP (US Pharmacopoeia) food grade activated charcoal. It is a medicinal, steam activated wood carbon of 100% natural origin that has no carcinogenic properties and has been processed to meet purification standards required for medical use. An odorless, tasteless powder that is able to absorb thousands of times its own weight in gases, heavy metals, poisons, and chemicals, often making them ineffective. Orally administered activated charcoal is effective in preventing many intestinal infections. All studies show that activated charcoal is harmless when ingested, when inhaled and when it comes in contact with the skin. Used in soap, activated charcoal is a detox powerhouse! It deeply cleanses and clears your skin. Unclogging pores, removing impurities and dead skin cells from the skin’s top layer, the results are supple and smooth skin.