Not all ‘French Green Clay’ comes from France, at one time the French controlled production of the clay and it was named for the French. As the clay became very popular throughout the world, financial prospects would lead to others seeking quarries with clay deposits with similar properties. Today the green clay comes from many different places, it is still called French Green Clay.
French Green Clay comes from the sedimentation of silico-aluminum, its coloring is the result of the oxides contained in these rocks. It is an Illite Clay and contains many valuable elements including mineral oxides, magnesium, calcium, potassium, dolomite, silica, manganese, phosphorous, silicon, copper, and selenium.
The clay is mined and spread in the sun remove excess water, then micronized by hydraulic crushers until it is finely pulverized and a final drying to eliminate any moisture.
This Illite clay absorbs and removes impurities from the skin, stimulating blood flow to create healthy skin. It can be used in poultices to treat arthritis, sore muscles, and sprains; in ready-to-use pastes for application to cuts, bruises, insect bites, stings, and minor burns.
This powdered clay mask may be mixed with just about anything, yogurt; honey; chamomile or green teas; lemon juice; seaweed; and essential oils for a pleasurable experience.
Using your favorite warm liquid mixture slowly mix the clay powder working it into a smooth paste with no lumps. Apply evenly on facial area making sure to keep out of your eyes, mouth and ears. Allow to dry & harden and then wash with warm water making sure to gently remove the entire mask.
With the toxins removed your skin will feel fresh, soft and smooth. Next use a good moisturizer finish everything off.
Caution: Caution should be exercised as clays may stain fabric.
IMPORTANT: All of our products are for external use only.