Clay, when used in moderation, is completely safe and has been used successfully for improving health naturally. Clay is inexpensive and readily available world wide.
What does clay do and how does it do it?
Simply stated, clay draws
. The natural tendency of clay is to absorb
toxins. It sucks poison from its environment. Clay has the power to attract and stimulate the evacuation of toxic and non-useful elements. It is known that clay possesses both ab
sorbent and ad
sorbent powers: absorption of the impurities in the tissues, adsorption by pulling out the impurities in body liquids and eliminating them. Clay acts with wisdom; no matter in what manner absorbed, clay goes to the unhealthy place, where it lodges, perhaps for several days, until it draws out the impurities (or pus, black blood, etc.) with its evacuation. Clay appears to have the ability to know where to center itself to provide the best benefit.
Though clay has been used for years, no one has been able to exactly pin down what makes clay a healer.
How is clay used?
For maintaining good health, as well as healing and therapeutic purposes, clay may be used both externally and internally
For external use, clay may be mixed with pure water or other mediums to form a paste for soothing and drawing. Internally/orally clay powder can be added to water, juice, etc. or sprinkled on food. In all cases, clay should be accompanied by sensible and healthy eating habits including lots of water.
Who uses clay?
From Our Earth, Our Cure by Raymond Dextreit, French naturopath
- Clay has been used world wide for thousands of years and is gaining popularity daily.
- Ancient Egyptians used clays for mummification purposes because of clay's purifying powers.
- Pedanius Dioscorides, a pharmacologist, botanist and physician in the Roman emperor Nero's army, attributed an "extraordinary strength" to the vital properties of clay.
- The Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder devoted an entire chapter of his Natural History to clay.
- Scientists world wide are working with various types of clays, excited by their healing potential.
- Today, many chiropractors, homeopathic doctors and nutritionists are well aware of clay's beneficial qualities.
"It is not possible to foresee exactly what will happen with clay applications, especially at first, but in every case, there is a remarkable improvement, if not complete healing. As there are no dangers to fear (from using clay) there is no reason to oppose giving it a try."