French Green Clay, 1 ounce. Frontier Herb Cooperative.
According to folklore, French green clay is used often in spas to remove dead skin cells and promote circulation in skin cells … often used on oily skin and acne, as mud packs and poultices. It is green from the decomposed matter like algae or chlorophyll combined with iron oxides. French Green Clay is widely used in spas and it works by helping remove the dead skin cells and promoting circulation in the healthy new skin cells below the epidermis. … Most commonly, French Green Clay is used on oilier skin and those with acne. You can also use this clay for mudpacks and poultices. Quite simply, green clay is a type of clay. More specifically, it’s referred to as illite, a subcategory of clays. It is declared to have montmorillonite, dolomite, magnesium, calcium, potassium, manganese, phosphorus, aluminum, silicon, zinc, cobalt, copper, and selenium. It is said (with no scientific evidence) that it has internal and external benefits based on ancient beliefs – suggesting the green clay has a natural negative electrical charge that attaches to positively charged toxins topically, in the bloodstream, and in the intestine. Therefore it is said to draw out impurities from the pores, exfoliate dead skin cells, ton, and firm skin, stimulate circulation, help heal blemishes, soothe cuts and scrapes, minor burns, insect bites, and sore muscles.