Why is there a warning sticker on Redmond Clay?

Posted by Redmond Clay on Nov 25, 2013 in clay questions answered, learning about clay | 1 comment

Why is there a warning sticker on Redmond Clay?

If you spend much time in California, you’re probably used to seeing warning signs about Proposition 65. They’re on display at restaurants, banks, gas stations, grocery stores, even Disneyland. But why is there a proposition 65 warning on Redmond Clay? What is Proposition 65? In spirit, prop 65 is a great idea: California lawmakers decided the public needs to know if their water and food supply contains toxic chemicals. So they compiled a list of 800 substances and required any business using the...

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What about the aluminum in Redmond Clay?

Posted by Redmond Clay on Aug 20, 2012 in clay questions answered, learning about clay | 1 comment

Aluminum is one of the most abundant minerals on earth, accounting for roughly 8% of our planet’s crust. Every plant and animal alive contains a trace amount of aluminum, which has been associated with healthy cellular function and metabolic processes. Of course, recent studies linking aluminum to mental degeneration has left a lot of people wondering whether the FDA will change the “generally recognized as safe” label that has been applied to aluminum-based food additives. In the mean time, many people have...

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What makes Redmond Clay unique?

Posted by Redmond Clay on Mar 26, 2012 in learning about clay | 0 comments

Most clay deposits are high in either sodium (sodium bentonite clay) or calcium (calcium bentonite clay). Redmond Clay comes from an unusual deposit, high in both sodium and calcium, which gives our clay a unique combination of properties. Redmond Clay has a strong pulling capacity, which helps draw bacteria out of the body, and it also has high swelling capacity, which helps it bind more effectively to toxins internally. Like other natural products, Redmond Clay benefits different people in different ways. One...

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