Origin of Green Clay
Our Italian green clay powder originates from the Adriatic Sea, the territory of Piemonte, in Northern Italy. The clay is the result of the marine deposits from 35,000,000 years ago. Tens of millions years ago the Piemonte was a tropical basin where plant and animal species lived, the water has been inhabitant by bone and fish cartilage especially several species of sharks, the remains that have been found includes a sharks tooth. This has been used as a trace to age the deposits. Other things that were also discovered were algae, corals, kelp, seaweeds and other invertebrates although these were not shelled they left their trace by biological modification of non-solidified sediments.
Our green clay has been discovered by the result of these sediments that have been left by the geographical age which has been used as a remedy for physical injuries and internal remedies by humans for themselves and their pets since the ancient times. The green clay is amazing, very rare and extraordinary discovery for all the aesthetic, absorptive and curative qualities it possess. Clays are the main component of the earth’s surface and play a vital role in the life of man and the realm of nature.
13 Healing Properties of Clay
The most potent and beneficial clays come from noble soil layers a term that defines the surface layers of very old soils usually located at the site of ancient volcanic activities and sea sedimentation basins. It takes several centuries for the clay to reach the surface and concentrate in those soil layers (up to 85% of clay). On its way up, the clay transforms and gets loaded with bio-available minerals and vital energy. Nourished by the roots of the trees, plants and grass, exposed to the natural sunlight and rainwater, the clay slowly matures and gains its full physical and energetic characteristics that you are about to (re-) discover now.
1 - CLAY DETOXIFIES
Thanks to its of absorption and adsorption properties, clay mechanically neutralizes toxins, impurities, chemicals, dead cells, etc, which are then carried out of the body. It is traditionally used for liver detox, colon, blood and skin cleanse.
2 - CLAY DISINFECTS
Clay neutralizes pathogenic microbes, bacteria and virus but doesn’t disturb the natural balance of friendly germs indispensable for our good health. We can apply a clay poultice on infected wounds. If a wound is seeping, you can pour some dry clay powder* on it several times a day until seeping stops. If a wound is opened, you can fill it up with dry clay* until the wound repairs and closes.
3 - CLAY REJUVENATES TISSUES
This is the property that made clay famous around the world for its anti-aging action. Clay is known for naturally stimulating collagen production. Exceptionally rich in bio-available essential minerals, trace elements and negative ions, clay from noble soil layers replenishes and regenerates all damaged, injured and aging tissues, from the skin to any tissues in the body (muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, liver, intestines, colon, etc). It is recommended a facial clay mask once a week for a deep pore cleansing. People suffering from IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) can also benefit from an internal clay* treatment.
4 - CLAY STIMULATES STEM CELLS PRODUCTION
As mentioned earlier, clay appears to be at the origin of life on earth which explains its capacity of stimulating stem cells production, which, as a consequence, increases the production of all other cells in the body such as blood cells, bone cells, skin cells, liver cells, etc. This property explains the highly rejuvenating and anti-aging characteristics of clay. In some type of anaemia, internal treatments with green illite clay show some significant results.
5 - CLAY INCREASES CELL OXYGENATION
Unprocessed living clay is loaded with free electrons and is capable of exchanging ions. This property is a major factor to understand the regenerative property of clay. As oxygen is the key substance in the detoxifying and alkalizing process, it makes clay an interesting remedy to add to any anti-aging and healing treatments including cancer therapy. Science has proven that cancer cells cannot develop and survive in an alkaline and oxygenated environment. More oxygenated, healthy cells can function optimally. That’s why a regular use of clay can be your best preventive treatment. It is recommended a full body wrap once a month for a full body rejuvenation: healing and preventive.
6 - CLAY RECHARGES YOUR BATTERIES
Only unprocessed living clay is loaded with negative ions, a vital energy-form from Mother Nature – a crucial element that we are depleted of in our modern civilizations because in one hand it is siphoned by our electrical systems, electronic devices, chemicals, synthetic clothes, building materials, stressful lifestyles, etc, and on the other hand it is not replenished due to a lack of contact with natural elements such as sunlight, outside air, trees, plants, raw food, etc. Completely depleted of vital elements, people experience constant tiredness, extreme fatigue, low energy, slow and incomplete rejuvenating and healing process. A regular use of living clay is an excellent alternative to refill your batteries with vital energy.
7 - CLAY IS ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND A GREAT PAIN-RELIEVER
Clay soothes pains, especially from the joints, muscles, back, headaches, insect bites, itching, sunburns, etc. Apply a thick clay plaster on the site that hurts. You would have to check which temperature is more efficient to relieve the pain: cold, warm or room temperature. Usually if the site is red, hot and inflamed, cold or room temperature clay is recommended. If the site of the pain is “cold” (not red and hot), usually warm clay is advised. But everybody is different, so you will have to experiment on yourself to know what works best for you.
8 - CLAY RE-BALANCES ORGANS’ FUNCTIONS
Whether an organ or a tissue is functioning in excess or under-functioning, clay tends to re-balance its activity to a healthy functioning by stimulating it or calming it down (thyroid, liver, kidneys, pancreas, stomach, intestines, etc).
9 - CLAY NEUTRALIZES RADIOACTIVITY
This property makes clay an excellent detoxifying substance after radiotherapy or a radiation leak from power reactors!
After the Chernobyl disaster in Russia - local Zeolite clay was used. Also after the Fukushima event in Japan, green clay has been used. The Japanese knows more about health, well being and longevity in life.
10 - CLAY NEUTRALIZES EXCESS OF ACIDITY
and re-balances the natural pH of many liquids and tissues in the body. An internal course of treatment with green illite clays* helps with acid reflux and repairs the stomach lining.
11 - CLAY NEUTRALIZES EXCESS OF SEBUM
Clay absorbs a great amount of liquids and grease, especially the green clay. It’s a great treatment for people with acne and oily skin. Not only does it remove the excess of sebum and oil on the skin but it restores the skin natural balance and radiance.
12 - CLAY IS A GREASE STAIN REMOVER
Montmorillonite clay is known for being a natural grease stain remover that we can safely use on any clothes, fabrics and carpet by powdering the stain with dry clay and leaving it for an hour or two.
13 - CLAY NEUTRALIZES ODORS
What is it that clay can’t do? Yes, it also neutralizes odours, especially the green illite and montmorillonite clay. Pour some clay in the cat litter box or put a bowl of clay in the fridge to neutralize those bad smells. An internal clay treatment (with ultra-ventilated green or montmorillonite clay*) neutralizes bad breath and body’s odours.