Green Clay 100g

$6.00

Green Clay is ideal for oily, combination, and acne-prone skin by restoring skin balance. This powerful clay soaks up excess oil that may clog pores and lead to acne and imperfections, and doubles as a powerful, deep cleanser that helps to balance skin pH levels.

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Description

Quite simply, green clay is a type of clay. More specifically, it’s referred to as illite, a subcategory of clays.

The name describes the color of the clay, which comes from its combination of iron oxides and decomposed matter — typically algae or chlorophyll.

Dosage

Facial masks: Commercial prepackaged clay masks are generally spread on the face directly from the jar or tube, care being taken to avoid the eye area. After the clay dries—usually about 10–15 minutes—the mask is washed off with warm running water. To make a facial mask from powdered clay, combine 1/2 to 1 tbsp of the powder with 1–2 tbsp of water and apply to the skin; rinse with warm water after 10 minutes. Some users add a few drops of aloe vera gel to the clay mixture. A recipe for a facial mask for oily skin consists of mixing 1 tbsp of powdered clay with 5 drops of jojoba oil.

Deodorizing foot treatment: A half-cup of powdered French green clay is mixed with 1/2-cup of water and 2–3 drops of tea tree essential oil. The mixture is applied to the feet, covered loosely with plastic wrap, and rinsed off after 15 min with cool water. The feet may then be rubbed with a moisturizing cream.

To cleanse the digestive system, mix 1 tsp of powdered clay in an 8–10-ounce glass of mineral water and allow to stand overnight. The mixture may be taken the next morning either as the clear liquid that has risen to the top or after stirring to recombine the clay and water. It is to be taken every morning for 21 days. The treatment should not be repeated until a week after the last dose. The clay mixture can also be used to relieve menstrual cramps; it is taken each morning during the first three weeks of the woman’s cycle. After the flow begins, a warm clay poultice can be applied to the abdomen in the morning and evening.

Benefits

Perceived topical benefits include:
drawing out impurities from the pores
exfoliating dead skin cells
toning and firming the skin
stimulating circulation
helping heal blemishes
soothing cuts and scrapes, minor burns, insect bites, and sore muscles

Perceived internal benefits include:
delivering minerals to the body
removing toxins

Additional information

Weight 100 g
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