Common activated charcoal supplements are often made from substandard materials like sawdust, cardboard, or unidentified carbon sources. But Tox Absorb is made from Virgin Coconut Shells making it the purest, safest source of activated charcoal available today. In addition, activated charcoal made from virgin coconut shells have a higher micro-porosity than other sources making it more effective at trapping intestinal gasses and thousands of different natural and man-made toxins.