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Genuine Holm Oak Binchotan  Ubamegashi 110 grams for tap water purification,accompanied by its authenticity sticker issued by the Japanese coal cooperative.


Our sticks are cut, cooked and cleaned by hand by our Japanese artisans.

The Binchotan for fountains is indicated to purify large quantities of water in one go.


Allow 20 to 40 grams of Binchotan per liter of water, depending on the initial quality of your water:


- 20 grams per liter if the water is of good quality and tastes good

- 30 grams per liter if the water is of average quality or taste

- 40 grams per liter if the water quality is bad or the unpleasant taste.



Leave the stick to act for a minimum of 8 hours (do not exceed 48 hours).

Your tap water will naturally  regain the quality of spring water!

Comes with a paper instruction manual.


As the instructions for use can be downloaded from our site under the heading "instructions for use", you can ask not to receive it. To do this, simply let us know when confirming your order.

Weight of a stick  : about 110 grams.

Binchotan being a natural product, the weight may vary by a few grams. 


Due to the natural origin of the product and the density of the wood, the  shape and length of the sticks may vary (sticks or sections). fit into a wide mouth water fountain.


You can receive the 110 grams in 1 or more sticks depending on the stocks.




All our Binchotan are labeled by the Wakayama Prefecture in Japan and they all bear the yellow certification sticker, as a sign of their authenticity.


Beware of counterfeits, 90% of the Japanese Binchotan coals from Kishu sold in France are actually from China, Indonesia or Laos.


If they do not carry the approval (yellow dot), you are probably dealing with coals produced outside of Japan and activated with chemical solvents.  Always demand the certification label with your Kishu Binchotan coals.

Genuine Japanese Binchotan, 110 gram stick for fountains


    A stick of Binchotan  approved for water filtration by Wakayama Prefecture, usable in carafes or jugs  with a maximum capacity of 3 L.




    1) plan a Binchotan stick for a fountain with a capacity of 3 L maximum, en verre

    2) make boil the bâtonnet de_cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_charcoal for 15 minutes in a pan of water before using

    3 ) take it  out of the water and let it  dry for about 15 minutes.

    4) insert the bâtonnet  into the carafe or pitcher

    5) let the charcoal act for at least 8 hours.


    The ideal is therefore to start the night before and let it act for a whole nuit. 


    An activated carbon stick is economical because it is used for 6 months. It is also ecological because it avoids the massive use of mineral water bottles and plastic filter jugs.


    Each month, all you need to do is purify your coal  by boiling it again in a pot of water for 15 minutes.


    Beyond 6 months, the carbon being saturated, it will be necessary to change it.


    It is recommended not to leave a charcoal in the same water for more than 48 hours. If this is the case, all you have to do is empty the water and let the charcoal act again for  8 h.


    What to do with used coals? 

    Do not throw away your used coals! They can still be used to reduce odors in the refrigerator or shoe cabinets. You can also  use them for decoration (some make pretty  chimes  or xylophones_ cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_thanks to their sound_cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_metallic).


    You can also  put them in  the barbecue (it is a very slow burning wood, which will release little_cc7 81905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_ smoke or smells), or compost it. 


    Binchotan is completely compostable.

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