Why you need to add bentonite clay to your wellness routine
For those out there who absorb holistic wellness trends, it is very likely that they have come across certain practices that may initially seem completely bizarre. For instance, there are many who use bentonite clay topically and orally and who claim to experience a great number of benefits. This substance is usually formed from volcanic ash or natural deposits in the earth and is popular because it is not only affordable but also because there are no nasty chemicals present in the substrate.
On top of this, bentonite clay is known to contain an abundance of minerals including calcium, magnesium, silica, and others, which many people in these modern times are lacking. This type of clay is also negatively charged which means that it may be able to attract and bind toxins (such as free radicals in the body). So for readers out there who are curious to learn more about this simple and yet potentially potent modality, here is why you need to add bentonite clay to your wellness routine.
Bentonite clay for beauty purposes
Most people out there want to look as young as they can for as long as they can and mostly this is because youthfulness is a sign of great health. This is why it can be so frustrating for those who are experiencing acne or fine lines as they might feel that this doesn’t represent how they are feeling on the inside. The good news is that bacteria and toxins that are living on the surface of the skin can be drawn out by using a bentonite clay mask once or twice a week. Additionally, free radicals can be bound which may help reduce the signs of ageing.
Bentonite clay as a detoxing method
With thousands of chemicals currently existing in the world (and thousands more currently being invented, it only makes sense the people should perform gentle detoxes every now and again. Furthermore, most people do not drink enough water, do not include enough greens in their diet, and do not spend enough time in nature which were all original methods of detoxing. On top of all of this, most humans are not in touch with their natural instincts and so do not know what their body needs like other animals do (think of cats eating grass when they have an upset stomach).
Thankfully, there are plenty of gentle detox methods out there such as ingesting small amounts of bentonite clay. This detox method has been used around the world for thousands of years (in addition to soil digestion) for not only religious purposes but also to help aid the body recover from certain ailments. One recent study on chicks found that bentonite clay helped reduce the effects of a certain type of mould. Of course, like anything that is dehydrating or detoxing, it is important that people take great care to only use small amounts every so often and should drink a lot of water to combat dehydration.