Benefits of Bentonite Clay

 Benefits of Bentonite Clay

Have you heard the term “God made dirt, dirt won’t hurt”? Well in the case of Bentonite clay, not only will it not hurt, but it seems to offersan array of health benefits!

Bentonite Clay is a healing Clay that can assist the body in internal detoxification. If you have been looking for a way to rid your body of the many toxins we are exposed to daily, then Bentonite Clay could be your answer.

According to a study done by PubMed.gov clay has been successful at absorbing the Rotavirus. It is also been helpful in eliminating digestive issues such as IBS, constipation, and vomiting. It is even safe to use for your pets.

There are many foods that contain contaminates and the clay draws these out of the body, therefore increasing your immune function. Bentonite Clay contains an abundance of minerals that are very important in maintaining good health.

Bentonite Clay can be useful for skin conditions such as Psoriasis, Dermatitis, and Eczema. Mix with water and let dry on the skin. They have been using this age old beauty secret at spas for years!

You can add the clay to your bath as well to draw out toxins and will leave your skin feeling smooth, hydrated and less inflamed.

Another one of the many health benefits of Bentonite Clay is its ability to get oxygen to your cells. Since oxygen is the first thing we would die without, then I think it is pretty important to have an oxygen rich body. I talk more about this in my book“A Battle Plan For Cancer”.

Another thing you may have heard a lot lately is how acidic our bodies can become with the Standard American Diet(which spells SAD). Bentonite clay has an abundance of alkalizing minerals and can help bring our bodies pH into a more optimal range.

Bentonites Clay helps to remove toxins and a promotes good bacteria in the gut.

Bentonite Clay can also be used to make toothpaste.  It binds to the harmful toxins in our mouth and allows us to spit them out before swallowing them. You can also just rinse your mouth out with the clay and water as well for oral health benefits.

For those looking for alternative products for your babies, the clay can be used as a baby powder!

A study form Arizona State University found it effective in killing MRSA. Bentonite Clay has been used effectively for years and still offers many healing health benefits for us today.

Here is a brand that can be used internally and externally that is a good price on Amazon. What are your favorite uses of Bentonite Clay or which use are you most excited to try?

To Your Health,

Jenay Green

sources: U.S. library of medicine national institute of health

Pubmed.gov

Photo: Bentonite Hills volcanic clay, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah. Via: Geir Olav Lyngfjell | Shutterstock.

 

Get this beauty secret for pennies!

Get this beauty secret for pennies!

 I know you must be thinking this sounds to good to be true. This item is the cheapest beauty secret I have discovered and you most likely already have it in your home.

The latest beauty secret I have discovered that cost me only pennies per use is baking soda. The cool thing is I have only begun to discover all the benefits of baking soda.

If you are looking for beautiful, supple skin start here. Baking soda can be used to exfoliate the skin on your face, body, heels etc.. If you suffer from dry skin just put a couple tablespoons in your bath to soften your skin.

If you have thinning hair and are looking for a way to restore your hairs volume baking soda may be your answer. You can ditch all the conventional shampoos and use a tablespoon of baking soda in a cup of warm water. Rub into scalp and hair for two minutes and rinse.

This works great for oily hair,but you may need to add some other ingredients if you have dry course hair. See wellness mamas site for some great D.I.Y. recipes for shampoo and see your hair restored to its former glory!

If you are interested in finding natural ways to whiten your teeth you may need to look no further than baking soda. You can brush with baking soda and peroxide to whiten your teeth for pennies per use.

If you are concerned about the harmful ingredients in most store bought deodorants you may save more than money by simply using baking soda.  You can just rub under your armpits or make a paste with coconut oil for a delightful smell as well as odor protection.

F.Y.I. if you have just shaved it may cause redness under the arms. Here are some other alternatives for natural deodorant as well if baking soda does not work for you. This is a nice blog post with several natural deodorant recipes.

Not only is baking soda a great beauty secret for pennies a day but can also be used to beautify your home without harmful chemicals. It removes surface stains on counter tops, bathtubs, etc.

Not only are you getting a beauty product for pennies with a wide variety of uses,but you can put money back in your pocket by replacing other items you were purchasing!

If you have discovered any more uses for baking soda as a beauty product please add your voice by commenting below on this article. I will have more to come on some of the other uses of baking soda that may surprise you so keep a look out for my next post!

If you enjoyed this information please share with others.

To your health,

Jenay Green