The elements present in black clay, along with their crystalline structures include: aluminum (Al) – CFC; titanium (Ti) – HC, magnesium (Mg) – HC; zinc (Zi) – HC; iron (Fe) – CCC and sulfur (S) – orthorhombic. (HENKE, 2012; Gopinath et al., 2003; Sampaio, 2008; STARIOLO, 2009).
Black clay has an apparent greasy texture, so water should be added gradually to allow it to dilute more easily. It has astringent effects and activates blood circulation. Moreover, it exhibits anti-inflammatory properties, with decongestant, healing, and antiseptic effects (WERNER, 2013). It has skin rejuvenation effect.