Activated carbon (AC) commonly made from wood or coconut husk is known for its ability to filter toxins. It can hold more than 100 times its own weight. AC can seize eliminate toxins from the air, water from within the human body when used correctly. It is great at binding to toxic gases, Candida, parasites. AC mixed with flaxseed powder can help cure bee stings, rashes bites. It also removes mercury, lead, other chemicals, removes tartar plaque buildup when used as toothpaste.
Activated Carbon Filter--This instructable shows you how to make an air purifier to filter pollutants such as tobacco smoke, solder fumes and many other organic materials out of the air that you breathe.
Just like a charcoal water filter, charcoal briquettes can be used to absorb moisture and odor from the air in your home. A while back, Gregory tipped us off on using charcoal to remove fridge odors, but they definitely work in other rooms, too. We've found them particularly helpful for "old apartment smell" if you're in an old building or moist smells in basement-level units.