1 – Helps to Get Rid of Toxins – Clay helps get rid of toxins in our GI tract and body in general. It does this by binding with heavy metals and toxic bacteria, thereby eliminating them from our digestive system. It’s particularly great for getting rid of lead, and cadmium. Clay also helps to detox the liver, skin, and kidneys. Study in the American Journal of Nutrition shows that eating clays helps to detox the body and add trace minerals. Also helps with healing diarrhea and replenishing trace minerals.
2 – Helps with Probiotics and Boosting Our Immune System – There have been studies on animals showing that supplementation with certain kinds of clays that contain probiotics build up the immune system and help keep away disease. And clays also seem to improve digestion.
3 – May Help Prevent Cancer – Clay contains lots of agents that help prevent DNA damage and heal DNA damage, thus helping to prevent oxidative stress which can lead to cancer.
4 – Kills Viruses – Clay soils have been proven in laboratory studies to kill adenoviruses and many other disease-causing viruses, thereby helping to prevent some respiratory diseases.
5 – Great for Purifying Water – Taking a natural clay and adding magnesium works great for purifying water.