African Green clay:
Green clay is formed from volcanic ash found in different parts of the world.
It is a powerful absorbent packed with 68 essential trace minerals, incl calcium, magnesium, silica, sodium, copper, iron and potassium.
Green clay has been widely used for digestive irregularities, including constipation, dirrhea, intestinal parasites, stomach ulcers, IBS, Chrons disease and gastritis.
How to use green clay:
Refreshing foot bath:
add one table spoon of clay to warm footbath and allow your feet to soak for at least 15 minutes.
After removing your feet from your bath, moisturize them with some natural oils or cream to support the hydration of your skin.
Add between 2-4 tablespoons of clay to your running water and allow your body to soak in the bath for 20-30 minutes.
Your body will continue to detox, even once you have climbed out the bath.
For the next, few hours remember to drink water as this will assist in keeping your body hydrated and it will support the removal of toxins during the detoxification process.
Add approximately 2 teaspoons of clay to a bowl and hydrate it with warm water.
Add a natural moisturizing oil like almond oil, rosehip or pomegranate (Optional) until it makes a smooth consistency that is easy to apply.
Keep the clay moist by spritzing your face with water and remove the mask 5-10 minutes after the application, depending on your skin sensitivity.
-Leave clay on for 3 minutes for sensitive skin.
-Leave clay on for 5-7 minutes for normal skin.
-Leave clay on for 10 minutes for oily skin.
After you have completed the mask, remember to hydrate your skin with oils or natural creams.
The mask can be used once a week to enhance the eliminatory and regenerative functions of your skin.
When taken internally, the highly absorbent, negatively charged-clay will sweep through your body, attracting toxins and flushing them permanently from your body.
Green-clay can be taken internally to assist with the removal of pathogens, pesticides, toxins, heavy metals, bacteria and parasites. The properties in green clay can contain a negative charge.
When ingested, the clay acts like a magnet, pulling positively charges pathogens out of your body and flushing them away.
Begin with a half a teaspoon of clay in a little water per day, for 3 days. After this you can increase the dosage to 1 teaspoon over a week and then up to 3 teaspoons if needed.
Try and have this as the last thing you ingest before bed.
If you are currently taking any prescription medication or have high blood pressure, it is important to take green clay under the supervision of a health care practitioner.
Those with iron intolerances should also refrain from taking bentonite clay unless blood samples are being monitored.
Bentonite clay should not be ingested in large quantities, owing to the way in which it expands in the body.
Too much could potentially result in the disruption of digestion and absorption of vital nutrients.