Natural Fuller Earth is also called ground clay it is the green Clay or Bentonite and is mostly used for body detoxification and cleansing. Green clay is considered to be the most versatile remedy nature provides. Activated Clay is commonly used to remove surfactants and additives from jet fuel, kerosene, diesel and other fuel oils. It also removes products of oxidation and acids from hydraulic and lubes oils. Bulk Fuller's Earth for acid removal and surfactant removal in refineries, transformer repair shops, and other industries.
It is used as a bleaching agent, as an adsorbent in decolorizing and used for refining oils and fats. Fuller's earth is a mineral substance characterized by the property of absorbing basic colors and removing them from oils. In general Bleaching Earth is a decolorizing agent which will change the tint of any colored oil to a lighter shade by changing the basic color units in oil, without altering the chemical properties of the oil. Bleaching Earths are special clays activated by physical or chemical processes. Natural clays are found in special strata and are subjected to various processes such as desegregation in water, treatment by sulphuric acid solutions, filtration, baking, grinding, etc. The efficiency of bleaching earth depends on selecting the right grade and proper blends of the basic raw material Bentonite. The major uses of Fuller's Earth are for decolorizing petroleum oils, edible oil, vegetable oil, beer, the recycling of used lubricating (Engine) oil, fats, greases, paraffin waxes and solvents. It is also used in cosmetics, face pack, and for making masks.