Chemgel is a bentonite clay material. It is a hydrating clay used for increasing viscosity in fresh water drilling fluids.
Bentonite clay is a natural clay with a fine, soft texture clay. It forms a paste when mixed with water. It has been widely used in many applications. An all natural clay based product. Bentonite clay is derived from volcanic ash, and is usually grey or cream in color. It is known to be rich in nutrients including Calcium, Magnesium, Silica, Sodium, Copper, Iron and Potassium, Bentonite Clay benefits include helping to deliver essential vitamins and minerals to the body, making a wonderfully detoxifying and powerfully absorbent ingredient in skin care as well as a cleansing internal supplement. General common uses : Absorbent for both oil and water based products floor sweep sealant - used to seal holes in ponds, etc. Common Uses for body health : Removes toxins from body Treating oily skin and acne Detoxifying the skin Treatment of poison Ivy Aiding in weight loss Relieve constipation and regulate the digestive system Treating Diaper rash Providing sun protection Removing lead and other heavy metals Lower cholesterol among others.