Multani Mitti Clay (Fullers Earth) is a soft powder that has been used for washing for thousands of years by native peoples in Asia for natural skincare and presently for a number of homeopathic remedies. Included in such natural homeopathic remedies are facial mask for acne treatment.
- It draws dead cells and excess oils from the skin.
- It also stimulates circulation to the skin.
- It absorbs bacteria, toxins and reduces water loss.
- The skin is rejuvenated and becomes smooth, soft and supple.
- It's an aged method for controlling excess oil in the scalp.
In addition to being used as an acne treatment, Multani Mitti Clay (Fullers Earth) has also been used in homeopathic remedies as a natural skin cleanser, toner and astringent; also to prevent diaper rash, eliminate foot odors and to even alleviate the pain of arthritis in affected joints.
When used as a face mask: Mix a tablespoon of powder with water (or rosewater) and make a thin paste; leave on for no more than 15 minutes. Rinse off with cold water (clear, no soap). Use every other day or at least twice a week.
A note of caution about use in natural homeopathic remedies:
Multani Mitti Clay (Fullers Earth) not be left on the skin for an excessive amount of time because it could cause over drying.
Since it is extremely absorbent, Multani Mitti Clay (Fullers Earth) should not be used on very dry or highly sensitive skin.
Want to include Multani Mitti Clay (Fullers Earth) in your homeopathic remedies for natural skincare?
Find it along with other beneficial herbal remedies at Saba Botanical of USA.
Author: L.J. O'Neal, writer and researcher. (L.J. is also a Lustrous Henna® user.)
©2011. L.J. O’Neal. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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