|Clay is defined as
small particles of soil. It is frequently found by the banks of rivers,
where the movement of water wears down the soil particles to smaller
sizes. Most areas of earth will also have some clay particles in it.
purchased from stores is an excellent source of
full-array minerals. Clay dug up yourself from riverbanks will have all
that plus soil-based micro-organisms. Clay can be mixed with water to
drink as a beverage, packed into gelatin capsules to take as
it can be
added to a bone
extra nutrient value.
absorbs toxins in our bodies by binding to them and then
escorting them out of the body. Clay can also be used externally for
many ailments by making a paste with hot water and clay and applying it
directly to the part of the body
is mentioned as part of a natural or alternative-health protocol for a
wide variety of diseases. It is frequently mentioned as part of cancer
protocols, detoxifications and bowel cleanses.
Take a tablespoon of clay a day for a natural mineral supplement.
1 teaspoon clay
1 quart of water
1 tablespoon raw vinegar or over-acidic kombucha
1/4 teaspoon real salt
juice from a wedge of lemon
1 teaspoon honey
Mix together and let sit for awhile. Stir again and drink.
people claim you can let the sludge settle down and just drink the
water, but I think that while that will have some benefit, the more of
the clay you drink, the more you'll get. I would also suggest
increasing the amount of clay if you're doing it to increase
mineralization, up to a tablespoon if you can stand it. Personally, I
make my mud (<ahem> I mean, soil-based nutrients) into
swallow them with my homebrew soda. I no longer have the motivation to
suffer with the taste of anything that doesn't taste good no matter how
good it is for me.)
1 Tablespoon raw vinegar
1 Tablespoon honey or sugar
1 Tablespoon ale starter
1/4 teaspoon real salt
juice of a wedge of lemon
1 pint of water
Mix all ingredients together and put into a glass wine bottle. Add a
few slivers of the lemon wedge. Put a plastic cork in the bottle and
let stand about 3 days at room temperature (more if cold out, less if
warmer). If the plastic cork is blown off the bottle, you'll know to
leave it a little less time next time.
A Mud Pack
Mix dry clay with hot water, spread on a piece of cotton cloth and
apply to affected areas. Wrap with more cloth if necessary to keep mud
poultice in place. Let stay until it dries and begins to fall off
Clay mixed with water can be used to wash hair. Just rub it into hair,
wait a few minutes and then rinse it out.
Earth Our Cure: A Handbook of Natural Medicine for Today by Raymond
Your Way To Health by Dr. David Brownstein. A good book for
who have been told by their doctor to cut down on salt because of high
blood pressure, and why natural sea salt is good for you.
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