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Bohemian Black Organic Fango Clay for Skin Care

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What is it? dark kaolin clay harvested in Western Bohemia

This is not a complete list of the uses and functions of the clay.

Skin Benefits:

-cleans the pores

-lifts impurities

-removes excess oils

-provides minerals for the skin

-detoxifies the skin

 

Other Facts: contains Humic Acid and Fulvic Acid

 

Related Information:

White Kaolin Clay

Bentonite Clay

Green Clay

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Natural Options for Psoriasis

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Disclaimer: This post does not reflect complete information on psoriasis. The treatments and medications mentioned in the post may result in various side effects that will vary from person to person.

  • Emu oil: It has been known to decrease the appearance of plaque psoriasis.

 

  • Mind/body: Hypnotherapy, breathing exercises, yoga or some form of meditation have helped alleviate symptoms of psoriasis for some individuals.

 

  • Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA): Omega-3 fatty acids and evening primrose oil are a source of GLA a fatty acid that promotes healthy growth of skin, hair and nails. Also, eating foods that contain omega three fatty acids such as seafood will provide GLA

 

  • Bentonite Clay: The clay can be taken internally or applied topically to the skin. The clay swells up when combined with water creating open spaces that are filled with toxins from the body.

 

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine: Herbal preparations or acupuncture

  • Diet: Eating anti-inflammatory foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables that contain carotenoid ((spinach, carrots, asparagus, broccoli, etc) has helped some people who have psoriasis. Carotenoids are colorful plant pigments the body can turn into Vitamin A.

** Please share natural treatments that have worked for you in the comments below so we all can learn. Thanks.

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White Kaolin Clay for Skin Care

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Other Names: White Cosmetic Clay, China Clay, Ceramic Clay and Kaolin Clay

What is it?

-soft white mineral, made primarily of the mineral kaolinite

-found in nature it contains muscovite, quartz, feldspar, and anatase

 

This is not a complete list of the uses and functions of the clay.

Skin/Facial Info:

-mildly drying and disinfectant properties
-helps heal existing blemishes and inflammations
-stimulates circulation to the skin while gently exfoliating and cleansing it

 

Other Facts:
-has been used medically to treat diarrhea, dysentery, and cholera,
-used in paper making, paint, fiberglass, porcelains and ceramics, china, and toothpaste

 

Related Information:

Bentonite Clay

Bohemian Black Organic Fango Clay

Green Clay

Bentonite Clay for Skin Care

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What is it: naturally occurring volcanic ash sediments

How the clay is processed:

-quarry mined from deposits
-mined from the earth and brought out into the sun to remove excess water and moisture
-ground with huge hydraulic crushers and it then goes through the final process of micronization, or “fine granulating”

This is not a complete list of the uses and functions of the clay.

Facial/Skin Benefits:

-help to open and clean out the pores
-it removes excess sebum
-exfoliant
-Calcium Bentonite Clay has natural antibacterial properties
-will speed the healing of pimples

 

Mineral Content: These percentages will vary with each supplier but these are approximate percentages.
Silica- 61.4%
Aluminum- 18.1%
Iron- 3.5%
Sodium- 2.3%
Magnesium- 1.7%
Calcium- 0.04%
Titanium- 0.02%
Potassium- 0.01%
Moisture- 7.8%

 

Related Information:

White Kaolin Clay

Bohemian Black Organic Fango Clay

Green Clay