Ancient Clay Therapy
After 50 years of overusing and misusing antibiotics, ancient medicinals and other natural mineral-based agents may provide new weapons in the battle against multi drug-resistant pathogens."
Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia
The first recorded use of medicinal clay is on Mesopotamian clay tablets around 2500 B.C. Also, ancient Egyptians used clay. The Pharaohs’ physicians used the material as anti-inflammatory agents and antiseptics. It was used as a preservative for making mummies and is also reported that Cleopatra used clays to preserve her complexion.
Regenerative medicine is a branch of translational research in tissue engineering and molecular biology which deals with the "process of replacing, engineering or regenerating human cells, tissues or organs to restore or establish normal function". This field holds the promise of engineering damaged tissues and organs via stimulating the body's own repair mechanisms to functionally heal previously irreparable tissues or organs.[
Clay As A Standard Part Of Prescribed Therapy
Used for all manner of purposes- clay, antiseptic, purifying, odor, therapy, healing It cannot be denied that clay has an extraordinary cleaning and antiseptic effect without being antibiotic. Clay has been well know to eliminate odors, purify water and disinfect by generally drawing impurities into itself.
These well-known properties have made clay a favourite healing tool
Around the world there are therapeutic spas such as ours that scientifically apply clay onto specific parts of the body or the entire body. It is applied hot, cool or at room temperature depending on the circumstance. Where natural volcanic clay is available the hot clay is applied onto aches and pains often relieving the pain for months on end. These types of spas offer a one or two-week therapeutic regiment of hot clay as a completely pharmaceutical free therapy.
In Europe mud spas are common and even doctor prescribed. It helps keep health care costs down and unnecessary more invasive procedures are avoided. This, in spite of the “official” insistence that these are merely anecdotal claims even if they come from thousands of years of practice. Although North America is lagging behind in anything natural,
Europe and the rest of the world is far more receptive to such procedures; it is catching on though because of the undeniable benefits. If slimy leeches have made a medical come back; the door is wide open for other effective modalities like them to be reintroduced and clay is a pretty good candidate.
Clay works because it basically detoxifies both locally or systemically depending on how it is applied or otherwise used.
Clay being simple earth has the capacity to cool an area where there is too much heat. If it will put out a fire of actual flame, it is not surprising, and experience has proven, that it would positively affect an inflammation in short order.
Clay has been effectively applied to bruises, severe cuts even if the cuts were dirty. It removes the pain and it will attract and draw out what is unclean in the wound; not exactly like, but similar to a leech. As the pain returns, it is an indication that the clay is spent and must be replaced with a fresh application.
The clay will tend to stick to areas where it is working the most. Depending on the situation it will dry faster or slower depending on what it is working on.
There are many new pre-mixed products coming onto the market being touted as beauty products - unfortunately the clay is premixed it has losts its ability to impart it's natural Ionic charge and Vital nutrients and minerals - it still can have a drawing affect . Our Clinic specialises in Traditional Ancient Clay Therapy - where clays are traditionally prepared and used on site - the clays are sourced from all over the world sundried which maintains the clays integrity and life .
Our earth is our home everything we need to repair the human body can be found in nature .