Types of clay

August 12, 2017 17:50 | Mud Therapy

In nature

distinguish types of clay and 40, and depending on its method of formation rock and it may be colored in different colors and have a variety of shades.The most common white, yellow, blue, green, red, dark brown and gray-black clay.

about the depth of the origin of the clay say all colors except black, brown and red.

clay colors are determined by the presence in it a variety of salts.

White clay contains in its composition the mineral kaolinite.It is used in the food industry for cleaning oil from harmful substances, a perfume - a major part of the powder.Even in Ancient white clay used as a sorbent, t. E. As a scavenger, which binds and removes harmful substances from the digestive tract.White clay applied topically in the form of powders, pastes, ointments for some skin diseases, ulcers, burns and diaper rash.With its help treat gastrointestinal disease, obesity and toxicity using the tablets and pills, which include the white clay.

White clay is a traditional raw material in the manufactu

re of cosmetics.Non-abrasive in nature and is absolutely harmless to human tissue makes it an indispensable component of cosmetics, used for sensitive skin, besides it has a pH factor of 5. It is used for diaper rash, hair loss, to strengthen nails.White clay is part of the powders, ointments, pastes, and is also used in masks, lotions and shampoos for dry hair and children's cosmetics.

White clay has an antiseptic effect, stimulates the body's defenses, facilitates cellular regeneration by stimulating metabolism.

Blue clay is a powdered pulp with pH = 7.3.The color of clay is determined by a large number of salts of cobalt and cadmium.Blue clay has no contraindications and is superior to all fruits and vegetables on the content of mineral substances.Mined it in the Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria, in our country there is a unique field in the Pskov region and the Pechora district.

This type is most often used for treatment.

All kinds of clay can be used for treatment, but the healing properties of different types are not the same and will increase or decrease depending on the color, which is determined by the mineral composition of clay.

White clay - overriding ingredient in the composition of cleaning mask to get rid of acne, as it nourishes the skin with minerals and prevents the spread of germs.

Blue clay normalizes metabolism, good treats obesity, hypothyroidism, relieves muscle weakness and ensures the mobility of the joints.It is very effective in treating malignant tumors and diseases caused by radiation.Moreover, it has a healing effect on the body, and enhances the effect of other treatments, especially - herbs.

The practice of cosmetic blue clay is used for oily skin.It softens and tones the skin, clears acne, whitens, smooths wrinkles, has anti-cellulite, anti-bacterial and anti-stress effect.Use should be in pure form by mixing with water.

Yellow clay contains sodium compounds, trivalent iron, sulfur, and salts thereof.Its use in stroke, headaches, stomach diseases and osteochondrosis.

Green clay has a pH of 7. The color determines its copper and iron oxide.Besides these, it is composed of potassium, magnesium, calcium, manganese, phosphorus, zinc, aluminum, cobalt, molybdenum, silica, as well as silver, gold, heavy metals.Green clay - a good adsorbent.It is used mainly in cosmetics for oily skin and hair, dandruff.

Red clay has received its color thanks to finely disseminated hematite impurities.Its bright color determine aluminosilicates - silico compounds of iron, copper, magnesium and potassium.If it is present in manganese, it gives the clay a purple hue.

Red clay helps in diseases of the cardiovascular system, hypotension, varicose veins, nervous, and endocrine diseases.It is useful in a lack of iron in the body.However, the red clay is not as good adsorbent as green.

Pink clay contains various proportions of red and white clay.It contains trace elements, has a disinfectant and smoothing effect.Pink clay is used for delicate care of the epidermis, and is useful as an astringent and smoothing mask.

gray-black and dark brown clay gets its color due to the presence of carbonaceous materials and iron.The more elements of carbon, the blacker clay.Gray-black clay ensures the mobility of the joints, it is useful to apply for the normalization of heart rate and lowering the temperature at the different types of inflammation of internal organs.In cosmetic preparations it contributes to the rejuvenation of the skin, relieves inflammation.

Historians say that in tsarist times blue clay sold for gold and exported abroad.