Bentonite Clay

Derived from aged volcanic ash, this clay is high in minerals; silica, aluminum and iron, magnesium, calcium, titanium and potassium. Geography: Commonly found in the US.

Historical Uses

Used for its ability to detoxify and draw impurities and toxins from the skin. Its absorbent properties have made it popular in creams and clarifying masks.

Stories and Legends

It got its name from Fort Benton, Wyoming where the largest source of this clay is found. This clay has been used for thousands of years to detoxify body and skin. It has been described as a magnet for impurities as the positively charged clay attracts/draws out positively charged ions.