Renowned for its many health and skincare benefits, French green clay contains high amounts of mineral including mineral oxides, magnesium, calcium, potassium, dolomite, silica, manganese, phosphorous, silicon, copper, iron oxides and selenium. It also contains the region specific nutrient rich decomposed plant matter such as kelp and other seaweed. As such it's full of life giving nutrients. It's a powerful anti-inflammatory, helping decrease bloat. Like bentonite, it's oil absorbing and cleansing. Great for eczema and psoriasis relief. The natural grit is a micro-abrasive exfoliant softer than baking soda.