French Green Clay

French Green Clay
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French Green Clay (This product is not Food-Grade and should not be ingested)


Information below is for Research purposes only!  Bulk Apothecary sells thousands of natural ingredients for manufacturing use.  Uses for all of these products change periodically and any information found on this site should NOT be considered expert advice or our recommendation for use. 

Pure French Green clay is has been used for centuries on oily skin because of its excellent oil absorption properties. For years it has been thought to remove acne causing toxins from the skin and revitalize tired skin. Our all-natural French Green clay has a particle size: 80% smaller than 74 microns, 40% smaller than 44 microns.  

Pure French Green Clay

French Green Clay, also known as Montmorillonite or Illite Clay is considered by many as a healing clay widely used for its skin healing properties. When applied to the skin, it essentially absorbs toxins and poisons that get trapped in the skin. The clay originates from France and mined directly from the earth. French Green Clay is a 100% natural bio-organic material and contains a cornucopia of valuable elements. Its coloring can range from light green to dark green with little to no odor. It’s filled with minerals and has a shelf life of 4-5 years.It is sometimes called 'marine clay' due to the quarries being found in the ancient marine beds.


Most Common Uses (For research purposes only. Uses below are not recommendations for use by Bulk Apothecary, rather information compiled from sources like Wikipedia):

Most commonly, it is used a facial mask to remove impurities from the skin. It is also medicinally as it removes toxins from the body, many people believing it to help recover from cold/flu quicker than those who do not use it. Outside of health and beauty, it can be used as a Deodorant,


A more detailed look at the uses:

Facial Mask- Applied directly to the face, the clay will absorb impurities and leave your skin feeling tight and clean.

Body deodorant, or to a smelling substances are mixed with the clay, the odor disappears, absorbed by the clay. It has a sponge like qualities.

Acne- Applied to acne infected areas will help treat and clean the area.

Detox:  French Green clay attracts water and toxins out of the body.

Sore Muscles/ Arthritis: it pulls out the toxins or acid and helps the muscles relax.

Stress relief:  Add to bath water – it has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic or bacterial properties.



-As a face mask, massage gently into the skin, allow to dry and then rinse off with warm water. 
-To treat acne, apply to the affected area and rinse after dried. 



Do not ingest.  This item is not food grade. Make sure you don’t have any allergies to the product and that you are using natural or pure ingredients. Pregnant women should also consult with a physician before using.

12 Reviews

  • 5
    Purity of clay was really good

    Posted by Roberto Reyes on 20th Feb 2017


  • 4

    Posted by Bridget Stachey on 5th Dec 2016

    Used this as a base to make a refreshing essential oil facial mask. Mixed very well, left skin feeling firm.

  • 5

    Posted by Mary Young on 15th Oct 2016

    We just started using this in our day spa in lieu of the outrageously priced pre-mixed mud, for our wraps. The therapists can not tell the difference. We spent over $19,000 last year in mud alone. With a little elbow grease, (which I mix myself for them), this will be a HUGE savings.