Ok so basically I have a bottle of activated coconut charcoal, and love it. Except for gluten exposures but that's a whole different story (super gluten sensistive), also have a bottle of bentonite clay.
Quick story - I had someone give me this big box of british tea and made some, and drank it. Got a headache, and went to bed about 9:30. Had crazy dreams, woke up about 2:30 am, and puked. But ONLY the tea, which took me a couple hours to realize that is was the tea making that strange dark color. Drank a bit of water, went back to sleep, woke up and took 2 capsules of activated charcoal, and a sip of bentonite clay... I think i got maybe 1/2 tbsp in? Idk i did it straight from the bottle.
Most symptoms cleared up in about 4 hours, and then near the evening I started to get a headache again, ate a little bit of dinner, some beef stew with some homemade coleslaw... maybe 300 calories worth of food. Woke up this morning and feel fine, drinking BP coffee.
Does the headache at night sound normal for detoxing from food poisoning? Or could it just be that I was tired because it was dark outside? (my circadian rhythm is extremely sensitive, i wake up almost everyday at 7-7:15 am)
Is there any better/faster way to detox other than just charcoal/clay? I have normal bowel movements, at least twice a day long smooth pieces.
Thanks for any insight!
P.S. I posted this on the bulletproof exec forums also. Trying to get the answer from all perspectives. Thanks!
asked byZach__1 (43)
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on November 14, 2013
at 04:25 AM
The best thing for detox is coffee enemas (you can find plenty of sites that explain how to DIY by googling). Just make sure to use organic coffee.
on November 13, 2013
at 01:56 PM
Food poisoning generally isn't a vomiting issue, it's the other end that is affected. I don't think you had food poisoning, and definitely not from tea of all things. You had an upset stomach, but that's not necessarily food poisoning.
As for "detoxing", that's also 90% BS. You were going to recover just fine regardless if you consumed activated carbon or some clay.