Bentonite Clay

Bentonite Clay
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Bentonite 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.  Because of government regulations, new research, etc. uses for all of these products change periodically and information found on this site may not be current.  Any information found on this site should NOT be considered expert advice or our recommendation for use.   Please perform your own research to determine if any product on this site is safe for your intended use.  CofA's are available upon request.

Pure Bentonite clay is known for it's excellent oil absorption properties.  Our natural bentonite clay has a particle size: 80% smaller than 74 microns, 40% smaller than 44 microns.  

Pure Bentonite Clay

Bentonite clay, is considered by many as a healing clay  and has been widely used. When applied to the skin, it is thought to absorbs toxins and poisons that get trapped in the skin. The clay typically originates from the mountainous Wyoming region and mined directly from the earth. It’s coloring can range from light gray to off-white with little to no odor. It’s filled with minerals and is considered by many to have a shelf life of 4-5 years.  It is important to note that Bentonite clay is not suitable for ingestion.  This is a natural product from the earth that is known to contain lead.

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

Sealant- Outdoor areas such as ponds, dams and ditches can be sealed using the product. It will prevent toxins and waste from dripping into the area being used.

Crayons- The clay is used in making crayons and binding the ingredients together to make a strong colorant.

Drilling- When mixed with other ingredients, the product is used in a drill string for the oil and gas drilling industry.

Warning Icon WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to or our Proposition 65 page.

94 Reviews

  • 5
    Love, love, love

    Posted by Ashley Bush on 31st Dec 2018

    I have been using essential oils to make personal care items for a while now, and wanted to try to incorporated bentonite clay to make a few more items. I cannot say enough good things about this clay! It is great quality, works wonderfully in shampoo; despite warnings from the site, I used it in homemade tooth powder as well (you spit it, so...). Shipping on their end is great (not my carrier's end, but that's a different story :) ), all of their products are superior quality. I have NEVER had an issue with the quality of their products!! Love ordering from here!

  • 5
    bentonite clay

    Posted by Jack Vu on 27th Jul 2018

    Great price and great product. I'm using it in my koi pond, and they love it.

  • 5
    good quality

    Posted by Berwyn rogers on 25th Jul 2018

    This is a good quality cosmetic grade clay

  • 5

    Posted by Nanette McNair on 30th Jun 2018

    I use this product ALL the time! Bulk Apothecary has the best quality for the price and it gets to my door fast! LOVE IT!!

  • 5
    Exactly what I needed

    Posted by LaDonn Hilla on 26th May 2018

    This is exactly what I needed for my casting project.
    Thank you!

  • 5
    Great buy!!!!

    Posted by Unknown on 19th Mar 2018

    I am very pleased with this item. The quality and amount for the price is great! I've bought multiple items from this site and have never been disappointed.

  • 5
    Loved it and price can't be beat!!!!!

    Posted by Crystal Yancey on 18th Mar 2018

    I've ordered one other time from Bulk Apocatherapy, and it was super fast! Only ordered this clay, took about a week, which isn't bad since I'm on the other side of the country. Product was amazing!!! I live very it, the hubby, my son and my nephew all let me do facials on em and they loved it. I tried the hair mask...I can't rave enough!! I was a bit worried about the quality and only got a small bag, worry not fellow shoppers, this was the EXACT quality as some you may find elsewhere, but the price!!! I love a deal, and I loved this product, definitely will buy again, this time, in Bulk

  • 5
    Very smooth

    Posted by Cindy Appel on 16th Mar 2018

    So far I've only used it for my hair. I mixed with apple cider vinegar, olive oil, water and a couple drops of peppermint. It cleaned my hair beautifully, and my dogs. No residue and left my hair soft.
    I need a recipe for all natural conditioner.
    First time I've ever tried clay. Perfect!

  • 5
    Great product.

    Posted by Ava Chamberlain on 27th Jan 2018

    Great quality. Fine texture with no clumps, clean clay with no trash in it, smells as it should. The clay is a darker gray color. If you are seeing the photos as an off white or cream color, it's likely your screen, because bentonite is a grayish brown.