Bentonite clay is an absorbent, impure clay made of aluminium phyllosilicate and other dominant elements, including potassium, sodium and calcium, according to Wikipedia. It is formed from volcanic ash and has several medical applications.
Bentonite clay provides the benefit of binding to, inactivating and facilitating the elimination of toxins from the body and reduces the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, states Cathy Wong for About.com. Additionally, some types of bentonite clay help to heal severe...
A variety of suppliers on Amazon.com and eBay.com sell bentonite in dry and wet forms. Numerous health food stores and natural remedy supply stores such as The Vitamin Shoppe also sell bentonite.
Bentonite clay is an effective remedy for food poisoning because it prevents poisons from being absorbed into the body, according to the Healthy Home Economist. However, some sources of bentonite clay contain high levels of aluminum and commercial emulsifiers and should...
Some of the major suppliers of sodium bentonite include Bentonite Direct, Sturgis and Wyo-Ben. Bentonite Direct describes sodium bentonite as having "1,000 uses," and in fact this versatile material is useful for a wide variety of industrial and personal health purposes...
Bentonite is typically used in clay form, mixed with water at a rate of 1 teaspoon per glass, according to Camden Whole Health. Consumption of bentonite clay soaked in water on an empty stomach draws toxic substances from the body and affects internal compactions, helpi...
Shoppers looking for polymer clay can find it for sale from Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, Wal-Mart and Wayfair, as of 2015. Jo-Ann and Wal-Mart carry the clay online and in brick-and-mortar retail stores, and Wayfair lets shoppers buy polymer clay over the Internet.