Bentonite is referred to as the "The Clay of 1000 uses", chemically known as montmoreillonite or pascallite.
REEF Oils's Bentonite clay is used both internally and externally. Not only does this clay remove toxins, but also helps heal skin conditions and digestive disorders. Bentonite Clay is one of the healthiest kinds of clay found in nature. Used for centuries by over 200 countries worldwide, Bentonite clay is often used for curing diseases and as an integral ingredient in homeopathic and alternative medicine. This clay is an active mineral found usually in the north side western part of United States.
Bentonite clay is compromised mostly of negative ions. Toxins and heavy metals in the body are made of positive ions. Bentonite clay works like a magnet that bonds to toxins and helps to eliminate it out of the body.
The Benefits of REEF Oil's Bentonite Clay
Bentonite Clay cleanses and detoxifies the body better when taken orally as a liquid than any other substance known in nature. Because of pollution and dirt, a lot of toxins enter our body making it dirty physically and from inside.
Bentonite Clay is used as an important element in manufacturing colon cleanses products. Bentonite Clay cleanses the liver, colon and skin naturally and effectively. When the colon is cleansed properly, a person will not suffer constipation and diarrhea. The best way to cleanse the colon through Bentonite Clay is to drink it with water when your stomach is empty. This will promote healthy digestion of nutrients in the body.
Bentonite Clay also improves digestion by making nutrient digestion efficient which strengthens the immune system. It also plays a part in weight loss.
Bentonite Clay is an excellent remedy for the following health conditions including food allergies, food poisoning, colitis, viral infections, parasites, arthritis, cataracts, diabetic neuropathy, pains, wounds, diarrhea, skin allergies, constipation, ulcers, skin rashes, soothing muscle damage, carpal tunnel, bruises and cuts, eczema, psoriasis, bacterial and fungal infections, eliminating painful ganglion cysts and gum repair.
Bentonite Clay removes deal cell and tissues from the body. It also alkalizes the body and serves as a shield for it from radiation.
Bentonite clay has amazing absorption properties. When you eat it, it doesn’t get digested but stays in your body like a sponge attracting toxins and water towards itself. So when it gets out of the body, it takes all the toxins with it. This clay, in its hydrated form releases oxygen in the blood stream which is very beneficial for it. This increases T-cells which are a type of lymphocytes used to strengthen the immune system.
It’s not just about the immune system; bentonite clay also has magnificent benefits for the skin. It can be used as a mud pack. They are also used as mud baths in spas. It gives a clear complexion and bright eyes. External application of bentonite clay can help in reducing emotional stress and clearing the mind to think properly. The effect of bentonite clay on the skin can be judged by the fact that it is an essential ingredient in skin care products like facial creams, body lotions, anti-irritants, cleansers, cosmetic as well as other pharmaceutical products.
The healing powers of Bentonite clay are also well known. With herbs and essential oils it can act as a perfect healing solution.
For soft, voluminous hair, mix 2-3 tablespoons of clay powder with an equal amount of filtered water or apple cider vinegar. Apply the clay mixture to damp hair, leave it on for five minutes and then rinse thoroughly. If you mix the clay with water, we recommend that after washing the cay off, you rinse with an apple cider vinegar to avoid dryed hair.
Bentonite clay tightens and tones the skin, and its absorbing properties can draw out impurities from deep within. To make a facial mask, mix 2-3 tablespoons of clay powder with equal amounts water or apple cider vinegar. Apply the mixture in a thick but even layer to the face, and allow it to dry for about 10-15 minutes. It should feel tight and slightly tingly. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Follow up with your favourite moisturiser. For best results, use once or twice a week.
Add 1-2 cups of REEF Oils Bentonite Clay powder to your bath water, and soak for about 20 minutes. This will draw toxins out of your skin. Because of its electromagnetic properties, clumps of clay may stick to a particular area of the body where toxins have surfaced. If any spots of clay are left on your skin after rinsing, rub gently with a wash cloth.