A natural deodorant that works! The first bamboo charcoal deodorant stick. Ta-keh-su-mee, known as bamboo charcoal, is a time-honoured Japanese secret for odor control and detoxification. With a combination of activated charcoal and natural fermentation technology which fights odor-causing bacteria, you will stay odor free all day. Activated charcoal has a porous surface that acts like a magnet, which chemically binds substances, such as bacteria and toxins to draw them out. Activated bamboo charcoal is ideal for eliminating toxins from your body and has the power to clean deep inside sweat glands.