Multani mitti or fuller’s earth is the skin care product. It is the oldest beauty product and has been handed over the generations.
It helps to reduce many skin related problems. Fuller’s earth contains minerals like magnesium, quartz, calcium, iron silica, calcite, and dolomite.
The decomposition of volcanic ash can form this absorbent clay called Multani mitti.
It is originated from a region in Pakistan (South Asia) named “Multan”. It is the best ingredient for the skin to achieve desirable results.
We should respect the nature for giving us this beautiful gift as a skin product. Let’s take a look at the surprising benefits of Multani mitti or fuller’s earth:
1. Dark Circles
When we look our dark circles it makes us feel infuriating. You should add the half grated potato juice into the one spoon of lemon juice and two spoons of Multani mitti. It helps to get rid of the dark circles. After applying, then rinse your face well after 10 to 15 minutes with water. Applying regularly would give you the best remarkable results.
2. Oily Skin
Multani mitti helps to purify the skin. It controls the oil production of the skin. Blending the Multani mitti and the orange peel. Apply with rose water on your face to get an oil-free and smooth skin. The oily skin attracts the dust particles from the surrounding which cause pimples. It helps to absorb the excess oil and makes the skin soft and smooth.
Multani mitti acts like a natural scrub and exfoliate. It removes the dead skin from the upper layer of skin and makes space for the pores to breathe. Exfoliated skin is responsible for acne. Prepare a paste of one tablespoon lime juice, brown sugar and sabudana and one teaspoon of Multani mitti to remove the dirt.
4. Control Acne
Multani mitti is extremely popular for removing impurities to prevent the acne and blemishes from skin. Applying Multani mitti and Neem leaves the paste on your face. Keep it for some time then rinse your face with water. It nourishes your skin with its rich content of minerals. it is an effective tool against acne and blemishes.
5. Pigmentation Or Sun Tan
It is the natural ingredient used to remove the pigmentation or sun-tan and ill effects of pollution on your skin. You will need one tbsp Multani mitti and one tbsp mashed papaya. Make the paste and leave on your face for about 20 minutes. It can control sunburnt skin, skin rashes and soothes your skin.
6. Remove Blackheads And Whiteheads
It has the purifying and cleansing properties to prevent the blackheads and the whiteheads. In people with acne, an excess oily substance called sebum when exposed to air, the acne spots turn black. Mix 2 tablespoons of Multani mitti with 3 teaspoons of rose water. Scrub gently for 2-3 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
7. Cleansing Property
Multani mitti having the cleansing property remove the dirt and impurities from the skin. It is used as natural body wash. You should mix Multani mitti with a cup of oatmeal, a spoonful of turmeric, neem powder along with one-fourth cup of Chandan, some milk, and black chickpeas (chana) powder. Use regularly to get healthy, soft supple skin.
8. Improve Blood Circulation
It is most effective in improving the blood circulation by stimulating your skin. It is applied combining with almond paste and milk. Use this Multani mitti face pack and relax to get the results. It will remove the impurities to improve the dry, rough skin.
9. Best For Hairs
It is not only used for the face mask but also used to promote the growth of hairs. It will make your hairs strong and glossy. Mix 2 spoons of lemon juice and one spoon of amla or gooseberry juice with 4 tablespoons of Multani mitti. And leave it for 30 minutes. It is used to prevent the split ends of hairs.
10. Hot And Cold Compresses
Multani mitti used for hot and cold compression. It’s also proving a cooling effect to your skin in hot summers. You can also use for muscle cramps, burns, insect bites or even menstrual pain. Mix it with either warm or cold water and apply the paste to the affected area.