Montmorillonite clay is a green clay naturally derived from the earth. It is a very soft phyllosilicate mineral that forms into clay. Clay has been used for centuries for its beautifying and skin-healing properties. The clay has the ability to draw out toxins from under the skin once applied. In addition the clay is a nutritive wonder, containing more than 67 minerals, including calcium, iron, potassium, silica, manganese, magnesium and trace and ultra-trace minerals. By drawing out toxins and imparting a list of minerals to the skin, clay's beautifying properties are unmatched. It is also known for its bone strengthening properties.