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Bentonite Clay

Bentonite Clay

What is bentonite clay

Bentonite clay is a fine textured natural clay When mixed with water it forms a paste which is often used for cosmetic or medical purposes. It has been traditionally used to clear impurities from the skin. While being present in many skin products it is also used by some people as an additive to drinks and food with the aim of removing toxins from the body.

Scientists believe that the clay works by sticking to other minerals and removing it from the body. In the case of it being used as a cream, it may work on the skin by absorbing bacteria. When ingested, it may work by absorbing toxins from the digestive tract.

Benefits of using bentonite clay

  • When taken orally there is evidence to suggest that it can remove some toxins from the body.

  • May help to treat oily skin conditions as well as acne breakouts.

  • Can help to detoxify the skin.

  • May help to supplement weight loss when taken orally as there is some evidence that it can act as an appetite suppressant.

  • Given its ability to stick to toxins, it may help to relieve constipation.

  • May help in the treatment of diarrhea

  • The paste may help to treat nappy rash

  • While not approved as a sunscreen, there are some studies that indicate that it may help to protect the skin from the sun’s rays.

How to use bentonite clay

Bentonite clay can be used in a variety of homeopathic ways including;

  • Externally to any skin irritations including blemishes, burns,  insect bites and cuts,. Simply make a paste of slay and water, apply it to the affected area, allow to dry and then wash it off.

  • As a face mask to remove toxins and impurities. For smooth and healthy skin, Make a bentonite  clay face mask simply by making  a paste of clay and water. Leave teh mask on your face for twenty minutes then rinse off with warm water.

  • As a detox bath by adding a quarter of a  cup of bentonite clay to your bath water for a relaxing detox bath that has the added benefit of softening the skin.

  • It makes an effective and soothing baby powder to ease the effects of infection or redness.

How to detox with bentonite clay

There are advocates of taking bentonite clay orally as a detox. Care should be taken if embarking on this course and medical advice should be sought.

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