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Does clay cause harm to kidneys?
« on: January 30, 2022, 06:08:34 PM »
Does clay cause harm to kidneys?

Today I came across a 2012 post at earthclinic.com, in which someone purporting to be a dialysis nurse said that clay was harmful to the kidneys. She said:

"I've worked with dialysis patients for years and bentonite clay has come up many times. It destroys your kidneys over a few years. The clay sticks to the inside of your nephrons. As the kidney disease advances (slowly) the nephrologist will ask you to allow them to perform a kidney biopsy, it is at this time that it is discovered that clay, actual clay, is stuck inside the millions of tiny nephrons in each kidney. Although you may see positive results, kidney disease, and eventually dialysis, is the end result."

Jason what is your position on this? Had you heard of it before? Should people with weak kidney function avoid clay because of this? Is this harm determined by particle size, so that larger particle size clay would not affect the kidneys? Or is there some other kind of clay that would have less effect on the kidneys? Or a substitute for clay?


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Re: Does clay cause harm to kidneys?
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2022, 10:51:32 PM »
...clay is not harmful to kidneys, but kidneys should be actually functional when using ANY type of oral/internal therapy.

Kidneys that don't filter... are kidneys that do not filter.  Kidneys handle PARTICULATES differently than dissolved solids.  So, to say that the kidneys are still able to filter some dissolved solids, but not particulates, is not a reflection on clay itself, but on the kidneys' ability to deal with colloidal substances (it wouldn't just be clay).

Furthermore, very, very little, if any, smectites would ever need filtration from the kidneys as the particles don't make it past the liver.

In fact, this particular nurse may have been noticing something like silicon dioxide, or another non-smectite mineral.  It's very hard to say.

Interestingly, properly made micronized zeolite... with particles that ARE small enough to enter the bloodstream... may have a positive long-term impact on restoring function to ailing kidneys....but it can take a long time, months to years.

In traditional medicine, external clay (clay poultices) is part of the solution, using clay packs over the kidneys to stimulate function.
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Re: Does clay cause harm to kidneys?
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2022, 12:33:12 PM »
How small are the zeolite particules?
Nano size?


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Re: Does clay cause harm to kidneys?
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2022, 12:42:08 PM »
...no, not this zeolite.  You have to be very careful with nano-sized particles.  I'm going to list some links below, as I've covered quite a bit of this:

https://www.earthcures.org/forum/index.php/topic,358.0.html

https://www.earthcures.org/forum/index.php/topic,252.0.html

https://www.earthcures.org/forum/index.php/topic,7.0.html

https://www.earthcures.org/forum/index.php/topic,45.0.html

https://www.earthcures.org/forum/index.php/topic,9.0.html

That's basically what I advise you to read if you want to get a real understanding of the variables at play!

The short answer to your question is that the particle size of our zeolite is a bell curve, with 10 microns being the dominant particle size... VERY, VERY few particles small enough to enter an actual cell, but particles small enough to enter the bloodstream and likely AFFECT malignant cells.

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