Multani Mitti also known as Bentonite Clay is a popular natural skincare product that can be found in nearly every Indian household. Multani mitti originated in Multan, Pakistan; consequently, it is known as multani mitti and has been transported to India for many years.

It has the appearance of clay but is considerably gentler on the skin. It contains a lot of minerals and water and comes in a variety of colours, including brown and green. It has no odour or taste. This clay is known as "Fuller's Earth" in English. 

Multani mitti has long been used to cure a variety of skin and hair disorders with no side effects, and people have long believed in its natural properties. Multani mitti is also known to have many medicinal properties.

  • Acne-fighting ability
  • Anti-inflammatory activity
  • Astringent quality
  • The ability to absorb
  • Antimicrobial activity
  • Skin brightening ability 

Other Name: Pigmentation, Mask, Face Mask, Facemask, Wrinkle, Gachni Mitti

Benefits of Multani Mitti for Skin: 

  • Multani mitti can be used to tone the skin. Wrinkles, loose skin, and other indications of ageing can thus be delayed, if not reversed. Multani mitti accomplishes this by enhancing skin elasticity and toughness.
  • It is a cooling plant that soothes the skin. Multani mitti is a great treatment for skin that is irritated by high temperatures and sunburn. This cooling impact is immediate and long-lasting.
  • Multani mitti is frequently used to lighten the complexion.
  • It can be used to remove scars. It also aids in the prevention of suntan and pigmentation. 
  • Multani mitti is an effective home cure for pimples or acne, as well as acne scars. This clay should be applied on a daily basis to keep skin clean and healthy. The absorbent qualities of Multani mitti help to remove excess oil from the skin and prevent pimples.
  • This also has a cleansing effect and aids in the removal of dirt and pollutants from the skin.
  • Multani mitti, which has astringent and antibacterial characteristics, can be applied to the skin and combined with rose water to help treat acne. 

Benefits of Multani Mitti as an Antiseptic: 

  • Multani mitti particles bind to and destroy bacteria and other germs.
  • Multani mitti is thus an excellent antibacterial.
  • It has long been used as a bandage to keep wounds from becoming infected.
  • Native Americans used Multani mitti to treat both internal and exterior injuries.
    • It was also used as a cooling pack for wounds during World War II to help them recover faster and prevent sepsis.