The Ayurvedic Kapha Green Clay Detoxifying Cleanser is formulated for congested Kapha skin, which needs an extra dose of daily detoxification. Green Zeolite Clay, sourced from a volcanic valley in New Mexico, is rich in ancient minerals which trap and draw out heavy metals and toxins. Ancient and nutrient-rich barley grass further assists in drawing out toxins and impurities. Anti-stress adaptogenic Tulsi (Holy Basil), Ayurveda's "anti-aging elixir" neutralizes skin's everyday exposure to environmental stress and pollutants. Serves as a daily cleanser and light exfoliant, all in one. Handmade and infused with Reiki healing energy and ancient Vedic mantras. 2 oz.
DIRECTIONS: Mix a small, dime-sized amount with water in your palm to form a paste. Apply gently to face with fingertips in a circular motion.
Barley Grass is an ancient green grass that has been cultivated for over 7,000 years, due to its astounding amounts of vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids, electrolytes and chlorophyll. Besides drawing toxins from the pores, barley grass preserves skin elasticity, evens skin tone, tightens pores, while also protecting skin from free radical damage.
Chickpea Flour naturally cleanses and exfoliates skin, removing dirt and residue-while combating unwanted oiliness and blemishes.
Green Zeolite Clay, sourced from an ancient volcanic valley in New Mexico, rich in precious minerals. Zeolites are natural volcanic minerals which works at the cellular level, trapping heavy metals and toxins.
Rosemary contains phytonutrients which protect skin from free radical damage and has astringent properties which tone and tighten pores.
Lavender calms, soothes, and balances.
Tulsi is known as "Queen of Herbs", and is the most effective known adaptogen in Ayurveda, delivering antioxidant and anti-stress properties to your skin.
Full Ingredient List: Organic Wildcrafted Barley Grass, Organic Chickpea Flour, Organic Green Zeolite Clay, Organic Rosemary, Organic Wildcrafted Lavender Flowers, Organic Tulsi (Holy Basil)
There is ample scholarship on Ayurveda and the Doshas, but in to help dial in on yours:
Vata: Characterized by the mobile nature of Wind (Air). Dry, light, cold, subtle, mobile, clear. Governs movement and communication. Out of balance, causes fear, anxiety, isolation, loneliness, and exhaustion.
Pitta: Embodies the transformative nature of Fire. Hot, sharp, light, liquid, spreading. Governs digestion and transformation. Out of balance, causes fiery, reactionary emotions such as frustration, anger, jealously, and criticism.
Kapha: Reflects the binding nature of Water. Cool, slow, heavy, smooth, soft, stable. Governs cohesiveness + structure. Out of balance, causes emotions of attachment, greed, and possessiveness and can also create stubbornness, lethargy, and resistance to change.