Native Americans refer to special types of clay as “The mud that heals.”
Soap is essential to keeping your body clean from bacteria, microbes, and viruses, and now a company called Zion Health in San Francisco is manufacturing soap that is a unique mixture of essential oils and clay, providing hydration and minerals to the skin. This natural soap is formulated to energize and purify the skin without drying.
Pure Calcium Kanwa Clay is renowned for its natural ability to pull toxins and impurities out of the body. This clay, which Zion Health is using in their soaps, contains more than 57 essential minerals that are healthy for the skin. In addition, natural Scents and essential oils are provided to stimulate positive moods.
The Company’s natural clay skin care product line, Adama Moisture Intense lotions, which contain healing and detoxifying ingredients especially formulated for dry skin. Adama lotions contain more than 60 trace minerals derived from a nutrient-rich clay called Kanwa or scientifically termed Calcium Montmorillonite clay. Kanwa clay is known to absorb skin toxins, enhance cellular energy, and add nutrients to dehydrated skin.
Dry skin can weaken the epidermal barrier, exposing it to immunogens, resulting in inflammatory dermatitis. Adama Minerals moisture intense lotions contain soothing botanical extracts of chamomile and aloe vera that help reduce inflammation and protect skin. Chamomile flower extracts have been widely used in compresses, soaps and lotions to treat rashes and skin irritations. Flavonoids present in chamomile have been shown to treat dermatitis-related inflammation by halting the release of histamine and minimizing itching, swelling and redness.
Adama Minerals Moisture Intense Lotions are enriched with yarrow root. Yarrow root is an ancient folk remedy used to soothe and moisturize skin. Its strong anti-inflammatory and antiseptic actions can be attributed to the presence of alkaloids, coumarins, flavonoids and salicylic acid. Yarrow has been shown to heal cuts and abrasions and improve various inflammatory skin conditions, including eczema. Yarrow root also contains silica, a critical mineral for collagen production and skin elasticity.
For more information on these products and for ordering, consult the Company website.