What is Organic Calcium Bentonite Clay Powder?
Bentonite is a very old clay that has been used as a remedy for many things. The fine powder forms when volcanic ash ages. It’s named after Fort Benton, WY, which has a lot of it. But it’s found all over the world. It’s also known as Montmorillonite clay after a region in France with a large deposit. And you may hear it called calcium bentonite clay.
People have eaten bentonite clay or put it on their skin for thousands of years. It’s been used to:
- Clean or protect skin
- Heal skin infections or acne
- Treat stomach gas
- Ease diarrhea
Today, bentonite is used to make medicine and makeup. You can buy it in powders and pills, too. It’s sometimes used in:
- Face masks
- Dietary supplements