Beauty and Health
Clay has been used since ages as a medicine, primairaly for skincare and digestive problems.
- Soothes and relaxes inflammatories
- Enhances revitalisation and regeneration of the skin
- Slows down baterial activity
- Has skin degreasing qualities
- Invigorates the immune system
- Gets rid of toxic substances
Clay is rich in minerals, enzymes and trace elements; e.g. calcium, magnesium, iron & aluminum oxide, phosfor, sulfer, natrium, mangane, zinc, cobalt...
This therapeutic sundried and fine milled Illite clay from France has a bunch of different applications, beautymasks, insect bite first aid, pain releaving for strains...
Clay can be used supportively for treating joint problems, exhaustion through digestive problems, chronic skin rashes, acne...
Great for making rejuvenating facial/body masks.
Clay absorbs toxins and stimulates the bowel flora.
The coarser lumps of clay demand a bit more elbow grease before you can apply it to the skin: let the lumps soak in fluid (water/milk/honey...), afterwards you can whip it into a smooth lather.
Can be used for facial masks but ideally it is very suited for body masks where a superfine structure of the paste is not required.
Also suited for oral intake.
Coarse green illite clay (France)