Organic Tuscan Green ClaySize: 100g / 3.5 ozLatin Name: Montmorillonite - BP GradeOrigin: Italy Organically cultivated.For use on the entire body, hair and skin.Suitable for oily skin, hair and acne.Uses: Cosmetic 100% Pure quarry mined from untreated, naturally occurring deposits.
What is it?:
Tuscan Green Clay is a powerful bactericide that is highly efficient at drawing oils & toxins from your skin.
What’s in it?:
It contains a bounty full of essential healing minerals and phyto-nutrients including Silica, Copper, Aluminium, Magnesium, Calcium, Cobalt, Manganese, Zinc, Iron, Potassium, Selenium, Sodium & Phosphorous.
Where is it from?:
Tuscan Green Clay, aka: Montmorillonite, was discovered in the late 19th century in Montmorillon (the Poitou-Charentes region of France). Now green clay can be found bordering the mountainous region of Italy.
Over 200 cultures, including the Ancient Egyptians and pre-Aztec Amargosians, have used the clay in cosmetics and for medicinal purposes. There are many cosmetic companies that still use Tuscan Green clay in their eye shadows and other mineral make up.
Recipe 1Good Ol' Green Face MaskFace Masks are used to stimulate circulation, gently remove dead skin cells, absorb impurities, tone & strengthen connective tissues to leave skin smooth, fresh & glowing.Prep Time: 3 minsEquipment: BowlSpoonDistilled Water
Directions:- Add 15 to 20 ml of spring or distilled water to 25 grams of Tuscan Green Clay - Make sure that you add enough water to make a nice thick clay paste. - Apply the paste to your face (avoiding the eye area) - Leave it on for 10 minutes or until thoroughly dried - Rinse off with warm water- Follow up with a cold water splash - Pat your face dry- Follow up with a light non-greasy facial oil like Organic Sapote Seed oil, Japanese Camellia Kissi or Organic Papaya oil.
Use this face mask treatment no more than once or twice a week. Place left overs in an ice cube tray and place in the freezer. Defrost fully, and stir before re-use.
You can also use this mask on your hair by substituting the distilled water with an herbal infusion of Irish Moss, Organic Blue Malva or Organic Hibiscus.
Acne TreatmentIf you have an acne spot, cut(s), grazes, minor burns, stings or insect bites. - Take a very small amount of honey (Agave Nectar for vegans) - Mix with a thin paste of Good Ol' Green Face Mask.- Apply to the surface of the infected area. - Allow to dry.- Rinse with cold water.- Leave the area to air dry.This treatment will draw the impurities to the surface.
For your bodySprinkle a little Tuscan Green Clay on your body or feet to absorb odours and wetness.
Recipe 2As a Poultice Tuscan Green Clay is extremely effective at relieving muscular, arthritic or rheumatic pains by decongesting the affected area(s).
Prep Time: 5 mins
Equipment: Pyrex JugClean Old Cotton T-Shirt Ripped into Strips or a Clean Cloth Spoon or ForkSpray Bottle with WaterWarm Distilled Water
- Pour 50 grams of Tuscan Green Clay into a large Pyrex jug- Cover with 30 ml of water- Mix with a spoon or fork to form a smooth paste (add more water if required)- Leave for up to 45 mins for the clay to absorb the water- Spread the paste onto the cloth and fold the cloth into a small parcel- Apply directly to the affected area and secure it. - Leave the poultice in place for up to an hour, spray the cloth poultice with a little water and do not allow the paste to dry out. In Your Bath (personal fave) The anti-inflammatory properties of Tuscan Green clay are extremely effective in relieving aches & pains.
Run your bath water, toss a handful into your bath and gently ease in - you should instantly feel it start to soften & revitalize your skin, whilst alleviating tension.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
Disclaimer: The data provided above is for informational purposes only & should in no way be construed as medical advice. It is intended to educate the consumer on the benefits of each specific plant derived ingredient and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease or illness.
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