Successful Healing With Clays Goes Back Thousands of Years

The Essenes who wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls used clays for healing, cultures like the Azteca and Incas of Central and South American used clays for healing, tribes in Africa use clays, Australian aborigines use clays, and clays are used in Ayurvedic healing in India. And Native Americans use clays for healing, the French and Germans use clays for healing at spas, and Edgar Cayce recommended using clays for healing many diseases. In general, many native cultures around the world use clays for healing.

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1 - Helps to Get Rid of Toxins - Eating dirt of clay works well to get rid of toxins in our GI tract and body in general. Also eating dirt helps to get rid of heavy metals and bind with toxic bacteria in order to eliminate them from our digestive system. Also helps to get rid of lead, cadmium, and other heavy metals. And clay also helps to detox the liver, skin, kidneys, and colon. Study in the American Journal of Nutrition shows that eating clays helps to detox the body and add trace minerals. Also helps with healing diarrhea and replenishing trace minerals.

2 - Helps with Probiotics and Boosting Up Our Immune System - There have been studies with animals showing that supplementation with certain kinds of clays that contain probiotics build up the immune system and help keep away disease. And clays also seem to improve digestion.

3 - May Help Prevent Cancer - Clay contains lots of agents that help to prevent DNA damage and heal DNA damage and thus help to prevent oxidative stress which can lead to cancer.

4 - Kills Viruses - Clay soils have been proven in laboratory studies to kill adenoviruses and many other disease-causing viruses… and thus prevent respiratory and other diseases - more studies to be done.

5 - Great for Purifying Water - Taking a natural clay and adding magnesium works great for purifying water.

6 - Contains Lots of Trace Minerals - Eating clays contains lots of trace minerals and when foods are depleted of trace minerals including magnesium which we are totally depleted of… clay is a good source of trace minerals to help our enzymatic process of the body work correctly. Most clays contain from 50 to 70 different trace minerals.

7 - Great for the Skin and Inflammation - Have a clay mud bath as a spa or at home is a great way to detox your whole body. This is why so many people go to mineral baths and cover themselves with mineral-rich clays and feel great once they rinse it all off. Plus their skin glows with, health, vibrancy, and luster. And many who suffer from contact dermatitis seem to heal with clay baths. Adding a 1/3 cup of clay to your bath soothes away irritations.

8 - Helps with Lowering Cholesterol and Weight Loss - Studies show that taking a clay supplement can help people to lose weight and also lower their cholesterol.

9 - Improves Thyroid Function - Some studies show that taking a clay supplement might help with hyperthyroidism and balance thyroid function.

10 - Good for Your Teeth and Gums - Using clays help to prevent bacteria and viruses in our mouth from growing out of control and causing disease. That is why many people add clays to their homemade toothpaste or rinse with clays after brushing.

Forms - You can find red clays, white clays, brown clays, green clays, bentonite clay, and many other forms of clay.

Finding - You can find clays at your local health food store, on, and on

Dose - Most are taking internally at the rate of 1 teaspoon daily, but that may vary depending on the condition.

Make sure your clay does not contain heavy metals, and your clay is made for internal use. And clays should not be used by those who are pregnant, nursing, or small children.

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Dr. Paul Haider - Master Herbalist

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