Multani Mitti Powder - 200 gm
Multani Mitti or Fullers earth has quite a number of benefits and uses for various skin types. The most popular use for skin is as a face pack or mask. Face packs are available for dry, oily, acne-prone and normal skin types. Other than face masks, it is also used as a body wash or a paste for the whole body. Multani mitti is good for your scalp and hair too.
Multani Mitti is well known as fullers's earth. It is formed due to the decomposition of volcanic ashes and is found in areas of South Asia (Pakistan). It is mostly known for its absorbent qualities. It can be used for many purposes, like skin, hair, face (most common), glow etc
Benefits of Multani mitti:
1. FOR FACE:
Many of us, especially the adolescents, and the ones in their 20's face the problem of pimples and acne, and even after they go, they leave scars behind. People keep looking for solution to this problem and choose to go for something natural. Well Multani Mitti would be the best solution this because of the following reasons:
1. Multani mitti is a rich source or magnesium chloride, which helps fight acne and prevents breakouts.
2. It balances out the oil on the skin. Thus, making it usable for people with both skin types, oily or dry.
3. It helps get rid off the excess production of oil.
4. It has a cleansing effect, which removes the dirt and other particles on our face that occur due to exposure to pollution and our surroundings.
5. Multani mitti has skin lightening properties which help fade/reduce the scar caused due to acne.
6. Also helps remove dead skin because Multani acts as an exfoliating agent.
7. Due to all its properties, it leaves an everlasting glowing complexion and softer skin.
8. Multani mitti has anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties inflammation scars, whiteheads and blackheads.
9. It allows for adequate circulation of blood, air and essential nutrients resulting in healthy skin.
10. The healing properties of Multani Mitti help in reducing the skin irritation and relieve symptoms of inflammation and insect bites.
11. The cooling agent helps in treating rashes, sunburns and other infections.
Use it in combination with other ingredients to make face packs and masks to cure pimples and acne scars:
1. Multani Mitti and turmeric powder (2 tbsp multani mitti+ 1 tbsp turmeric powder+ 2 tbsp honey), mix it well, and apply the mask and keep it on for 15-20 mins and then rinse off with water.
2. Multani Mitti and aloe vera (2 tsp aloe vera gel + 1 tsp multanimitti) mix it well, and apply the mask and keep it on for 15-20 mins and then rinse off with water.
Multani Mitti for removing black heads from face skin:
You Will Need - 2-3 drops Tea Tree oil 1 tbsp fuller’s earth 1 tbsp water and a steamer.
Prep Time 2 minutes.
Treatment time: 25 Min
Steam your face for 5-10 minutes. Combine the ingredients until you get a smooth mixture. Evenly apply this mixture onto your face as you would a face mask. Avoid getting too close to your eyes or your mouth. Leave the mask on for about 10-15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water and pat your skin dry.
This can be done twice a week for good results. This face mask helps draw out the excess oils from your face and dries out any acne. It helps disinfect and unclog your pores, while the fuller’s earth nourishes your skin with its high mineral content.
2. FOR HAIR:
All of us have tried out so many shampoos and conditioners for suiting our hair, but have never found the right one. Continuous change in shampoos and conditioners damages hair and leads to an imbalance in the ph value due to the chemical properties. Many people have switched to using this natural product from commercial products due to the following reasons:
1.Multanimitti is a cleanser that removes impurities from your hair.
2. Applying multanimitti to your scalp improves blood circulation which means your follicles get better nourishment from the increased flow of blood to them, which further leads to better growth.
3.Multani Mitti Is the best remedy for hair loss. It works as a detoxifying and cleansing the scalp which promotes the growth of the hair. Hence stop the hair fall or hair loss.
4. Multani mitti helps condition your hair, making it smooth and silky.
5. It also helps repair damaged hair and helps keep the hair healthy.
6. The regular use of multanimitti removes issues like dandruff and eczema.
7. Help get rid of harmful toxins from your hair and scalp.
8. It also helps fight bad hair odor.
9. Effectively absorbs oil from the hair and scalp.
10. Makes the hair radiant.
11. Ideal for people with oily scalps as it helps clean your hair without drying out the natural oils.
Following combinations of multanimitti can be used for various hair types for better results:
- For dry hair: 4 tsp Multani Mitti
1/2 cup Plain Yogurt
Juice from half a Lemon
2 tbsp Honey
For oily hair: 3 tbsp mulatnimitti
3 tbsp reetha powder
1 cup water
For dandruff: 6 tbsp fenugreek seeds
4 tbsp multani mitti
1 tbsp lemon juice
For hair fall : 2 tbsp Multani Mitti
1 tsp Black Pepper for dry hair/1 tsp Lemon Juice for oily hair
2 tbsp Yogurt for dry hair/2 tbsp Aloe Vera Gel for oily hair
Apply the following paste to your hair, and rinse after 15-30 mins only.