Clay - The World's Only Source of
Pure Calcium Bentonite Clay
Living Clay is obtained from
the last remaining sub-surface mine in California (near Death
Valley). It is a rare desert healing clay that has been
protected from leaching by the climate. This clay deposit was
sealed away and isolated from the natural elements by a cap of
zeolite minerals for forty-three million years. Because
its adsorptive properties have not been compromised by air or
ground water contaminants, this highly charged, pure,
Calcium Bentonite Clay has drawing power that
is unsurpassed by any other known clay. Its extremely strong
adsorptive and absorptive properties make it ideal for use in deep
cleansing and clarifying of the skin, treatment of skin
conditions, rashes, burns and other external injuries, and
total body detoxification. You can't buy purer or more potent
healing clay from any other source in the world, and therefore, it
is the ONLY clay we will use in our products.
We settle for nothing less than the BEST for our customers!
The pH of Therapeutic Living Clay
is 9.7, and thus it acts as an alkalizing agent in the body.
The pH scale goes from 0 to 14, with 7 being neutral. Below 7 is
acid and above 7 is alkaline. The body’s pH level plays a
critical role in its ability to remain healthy and resist disease.
Tissues in the body that are poorly oxygenated, or devoid of
oxygen, are acidic and prone to disease. Cancerous tissues are
acidic, whereas healthy tissues are alkaline. Blood, lymph and
cerebral spinal fluid in the human body are designed to be
slightly alkaline at a pH of 7.4. At a pH level of 7.4 cancer
cells become dormant and at pH 8.5 cancer cells will die while
healthy cells will live. As most disease occurs when pH falls into
the acid range, it is essential to alkalize the body, to a pH of
7.4 or slightly above, by every means available.
On a molecular
level, Robert T. Martin, a mineralogist at MIT, points to
Bentonite’s minute particle size that creates a large surface
area in proportion to the volume used. “The greater the surface
area, the greater its power to pick up positively charged
particles of toxins.” Bentonite’s minute molecular particle
size is related to the number of minerals comprising its molecule.
The smaller the number of minerals in its molecule, the greater is
the adsorptive power of the clay. Therapeutic Living Clay is pure
Calcium Bentonite Clay and is comprised of only 17 minerals in its
molecular structure. Other clays contain as many as 73. This
gives it unparalleled adsorptive properties as compared to other
Calcium Bentonite Clays.
How Healing Clay
Works – Adsorption and Absorption
The two words are
similar but their differences are fundamental to understanding how
clay minerals function and how healing clay works. Adsorption
describes the process by which the charged particles of other
substances combine with the charged particles on the outer surface
of the clay molecule. First
imagine the structure of the clay molecule to be similar to a
stack of business cards with spaces in between the cards. The clay
molecule has unsatisfied ionic bonds around its edges and
naturally seeks to satisfy those bonds. For this to happen it must
come into contact with a molecule of another substance with
unsatisfied bonds that carry an opposite electrical (ionic)
charge. When the two molecules meet, the ions held on the outer
surface of the clay molecule are exchanged with the ions held on
the outside surface of the molecule of the other substance.
Clay molecules carry a negative electrical charge while toxins,
bacteria and other impurities carry a positive charge. When the
clay is taken into the human body, the positively charged toxins
are attracted to the negatively charged surfaces of the clay
molecule. An exchange reaction occurs in which the clay mineral
ions are swapped for the ions of the toxic substance. The clay
molecule is now electrically satisfied and holds onto the toxin
until our bodies can eliminate both.
Absorption is a
slower and more complex process. Acting like a sponge, the clay
molecule draws other substances into its internal structure.
Absorption can only occur when the foreign substance has undergone
a chemical change and is then allowed to enter the clay’s
molecular inner structure. Once the foreign substance has
undergone the chemical change, it enters into the spaces between
the clay’s inner structures. So the toxins that were formerly
only sticking to the surface of the clay’s outer structure
through ionic bonding, are now pulled inside the clay molecule.
This is the primary reason why absorptive clays are labeled as
mobile layered or expandable clays. The more substances that are
pulled into the clay’s inner structure, the more the clay
expands and its layers swell.
clays have a charge on their inner layers. This means that charged
ions sit between the layers of the clay molecule surrounded by
water molecules. The clay expands as foreign substances are
absorbed and fill the spaces between the clay molecule’s stacked
layers. Absorbent clay will absorb positively charged toxins and
impurities and ignore negatively charged nutrients.
clay is pure Calcium Bentonite Clay. It can be applied
Clay has many beneficial effects. It eliminates
unhealthy positively charged cells and promotes the building of
healthy ones. It also cleanses the skin by eliminating all
positively charged toxins, bacteria, and other unhealthy noxious
To sum it all up,
Therapeutic Living Clay supplies the best, purest, most effective
healing clay available today. We are very pleased to be able to offer it to you in all of our