Volcanic Ash provides a wide range of beauty and health benefits due to its anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-yeast and general purification, cleansing and ex foliating qualities. What Is It About, Volcanic Ash? Sulfur is the active Mineral ingredient in volcanic ash. Sulfur not only helps the body to resist bacteria but it actively works to destroy it. Sulfur exists in our hemoglobin and connective body tissue : – To purify the blood; – Stimulate bile secretion; – Protect the protoplasm of cells; and – For the synthesis of Collagen (one of the main proteins needed for the structural integrity of our skin) .
Sulfur 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 methionine. Known as “nature’s beauty mineral,” Sulfur fights skin disorders such as acne, dandruff and flaky, reddish skin. It is needed to stabilize keratin protein in our nails and hair. It is a key ingredient in shampoos, cleansing bars, spot treatments, acne and body scrubs. Volcanic Pumice makes for a milder, gentler exfoliant, especially for the face and neck areas.
Our volcanic products, in the form of body scrubs or exfoliants work to cleanse and purify the skin by killing bacteria and removing dead skin cells.