Going Natural With Clay

The rising trend around the world today is to go all natural. With all the harmful chemicals that are present in everyday products, it is vital to find natural alternatives that will not put our health in danger. These days, a consumer never can be sure when they’re being exposed to dangerous chemicals. For example according to an article in Newsweek the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently banned three chemicals frequently used in food packaging such as pizza boxes. As a counterbalance, one of the things that are getting more and more attention is the bentonite clay. This is one of the many healing clays being sold in the market that offers an alternative to not only cleansing the body form bad and unwanted chemicals, but also prevent future illnesses and diseases.

Healing clays such as the bentonite clay are the type that you can take internally and are used for their cleansing effects. They have been used by people for thousands of years, and have recently got back on the spotlight due to their popularity in detoxification treatments. According to the website of Earth’s Natural Clay, that is generally how bentonite clay helps the body – it helps cleanse and remove the heavy metal toxins out of the body that can potentially lead to serious health issues like cancer. The naturally negative-charged bentonite clay binds with the positive-charge heavy metal toxins to make the toxin-removal process easier and faster.

Furthermore, ingestible clay also contains a number of important nutrients vital to health. The abundance of silica, magnesium, calcium, copper, potassium, and iron provides a natural source of supplement. Products can be a natural alternative for having a balance of nutrients and minerals in the body and flushing out the unnecessary toxins that the body does not need. Because of its alkalizing effect to the body, it greatly helps in neutralizing the gut bacteria when taken correctly.

The use of bentonite clay has been documented in as far as thousands of years in various cultures such as those from Australia, Andes and Central America; they are generally used by natives to avoid poisons from the food that they eat. According to research, bentonite clay has helped in eliminating MRSA and E. coli, salmonella, and many others. Further research may still be necessary, but what studies have shown is that regarding of the way it bentonite clay is consumed MRSA or other bacteria may not have the ability to develop any resistance to the clay as opposed to other antibiotics.

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