For many the thought of drinking dirt is too much!.. I would personally say for me the health benefits outweigh negate the thought. Be open to to exploring this ancient remedy to amp up your health.
However once you have taken the leap out of your comfort zone and taken a deep dive to the bottom of your water and bentonite clay filled glass you will soon understand it's health benefits far exceed the experience itself.
This experience feels like a basic ritual, par taking in the nutrient rich earth. Why wouldn't you, when our ancestors have been beholden to the health benefits for hundreds of years.
Healing clays like bentonite have a high concentration of minerals including silica, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, and potassium. It also absorbs and removes toxins, heavy metals, impurities, and chemicals.
There are two ways you can use this ancient wonder - via topical application and ingestion.
So here is what has been uncovered about the true health benefits of ingesting Bentonite Clay.
Firstly Bentonite Clay comes in various forms from various brands - powder mixed in with liquid with a timber or plastic spoon to maintain it's energetic charge when hydrated ( using metal will possibly interfere with it's natural charge ) or Capsules which most would say are a much easier form to ingest.
Bentonite Clay also helps get oxygen to cells as it pulls excess hydrogen and allows the cells to replace it with oxygen instead.
It has an alkalising effect on the body, assisting in the reduction of inflammation in the body.
Due to both the nutrient and the cleansing value of the clay hair, skin and nail improvements have been reported.
Ingesting Bentonite Clay does have potential benefits for some people looking to improve symptoms of IBS, leaky gut, and other digestive conditions.
Topically Bentonite Clay can be used as a deodoriser, face mask, tooth cleanser or in a poultice form for bug bites, stings or even mastitis.
There are always varying opinions when it comes to health and nutritional products.
Always do your own research, know why it could possibly benefit you or your circumstance and ensure before starting anything consult your naturopath or doctor.
When ingesting Bentonite clay, I always increase my water intake. I use Bentonite Clay both as a topical application as well as ingesting it. I can tell you my experience has always been positive and it is a practice I will continue throughout my life. I was fortunate to be able to speak with a qualified health expert who guided me when it came to choosing a reputable brand.