Make spa visits a thing of the past and turn your home into a private sanctuary. Used by many of the finest resorts, French Green Clay is best known as the base for high-end facials and full-body skin detoxification wraps. 100% natural and organic, this mineral-rich substance lathers your skin in healing nutrients and antioxidants, while drinking in the toxic substances and impurities your skin can definitely live without. You can even mix this versatile powder with water to ease the pain of cuts, bruises, burns and stings.
Add a handful of French Green Clay to your bathwater and allow the natural mineral salts to lift your energy levels and soften the skin. Or utilize this highly micronized powder to lift off your makeup at night and cleanse the skin of daily stressors. It’s a private beauty treatment you don’t even have to leave the house for.
With a potent blend of calcium, silica, copper, and zinc, French Green Clay is an excellent purifier for the skin. Helping eliminate the inflammation caused by pimples and breakouts, it both cleanses and naturally exfoliates the pores in the process. It even has the potential to ease some of the symptoms associated with skin ailments such as eczema, psoriasis, poison ivy, and staph infections, and even aid in the reduction of scar tissue.
Rich in a wide variety of trace minerals, French Green Clay aids the immune system in eliminating harmful toxins from the system. By helping to alkalize the body’s pH level, it allows us to better absorb the nutrients in our food, especially gut-friendly probiotics. This process can also minimize the physical symptoms of fatigue, digestive issues, and food allergies.
Commonly found as an additive in a wide array of beauty treatments, French Green Clay can be utilized as a true full-body treatment. Able to hold its own weight in liquid, it can benefit most skin types and help to eliminate toxins both internally and externally.
The typical recommended dosage of French Green Clay for oral consumption is 1 teaspoon, mixed with 8oz. of water, up to 3 times per day.
- It’s best taken on an empty stomach; although it is not necessary.
- It should also be noted that internal clay use should not exceed 15% of the total diet as a part of one’s daily dietary intake unless directed to do so by a qualified consultant.
- Of course, it can also be utilized in an array of masks, salves, and beauty products for external use, as well.
Traditionally used in a variety of cosmetic treatments, French Green Clay is believed to have some internal applications as well. Utilized since ancient times, there’s even evidence to suggest that the world’s oldest civilization incorporated it into their remedies, soaps, and salves. Over the decades, as its lore spread across Europe, its place has a high-end commodity began to rise. In fact, its name is derived from the connection it shares with France, who held a monopoly on this type of clay for years until new deposits were later discovered in areas of the United States and China.
The clay’s unmistakable hue, one of its signature characteristics, is actually the result of oxidation and plant matter, mostly from seaweed and other algae—which also helps to provide its rich mineral content. Today, it’s still one of the most recognizable and sought-after clays on the market.
If stored correctly, our French Green Clay has a shelf life of up to 2 years. To maintain its freshness, it is recommended to always reseal the bag after opening it and removing as much air from the bag as possible. Store in room temperature, away from any heat source or sunlight.