HEALTH BENEFITS OF VOLCANIC ASH
Sulphur in Volcanic Ash is a proven, safe,
age-old remedy that has been used to treat
every conceivable skin irritation and infection.
is also FDA-approved for the treatment of
Health benefits of Volcanic
Ash on skin have been known for centuries by the native
Melanesians - especially those that live near any of the nine (9) active volcanoes of Vanuatu. The benefits of Volcanic Ash on the skin extend to the treatment of a
wide variety of infections due to its anti-bacterial,
anti-viral, anti-yeast and overall disinfectant qualities.
Volcanic Ash is high in Sulphur, an active Mineral
ingredient which not only helps the body to resist
bacteria but actually destroy it. Sulphur exists in
your haemoglobin and connective body tissue: -
Sulphur slows down the aging process because of its
ability to protect against the toxic effects of pollution
and radiation. It is part of the chemical structure
of the amino acids glutathione, taurine, cysteine, and
Volcanic Ash is truly Mother Nature's natural skin purifier. Not only is it rich in minerals, its exfoliating properties mean that it is ideal for removing the dead outer layers of skin as it cleanses the skin in the process. Volcanic ash particles are finely crushed and may
be as small as 1/1,000th of an inch (or 0.025mm).
The ash does not dissolve in water and so makes for
a fantastic, mild exfoliant. We also use volcanic
ash in our foot scrubs and body scrubs because of
its purification and cleaning qualities.
volcanic ash mixed into the earth will bond to water,
under pressure. Pure ash, mixed with spring or mineral
water, is used to create mud baths (like in a spa)
and facial mud masks.
MORE BENEFITS OF VOLCANIC ASH ON THE SKIN
Volcanic Ash is one of the best kept secrets of the Volcanic Earth Healing Centre Spa. It's uses the ash extensively in signature Volcanic Ash spa treatments to help address skin rashes, cellulite, blemishes, damaged skin, wrinkles, eczema, psoriasis, acne and even stretch marks. It is also EXCELLENT in exfoliating SOAPS, especially if you have oily skin.
NOTE: While Volcanic Ash can be very benefical for your skin, it is important to realize that where you have an erupting volcano, the plumes of volcanic ash cloud can cause extensive damage even if you live quite a long distance away. Combined with water, this ash turns to mud and often results in mud slides and the consequent loss of life and property.
If you live anywhere near an active volcano, you may be susceptable to the hazards of volcanic ash - anything from substantial interference with the operations of mechanical devices or motors to collapsing roofs due to the weight of falling ash.
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