Due to the mineral and vital constituents, these humate’s could often offer a curative support to many other natural therapies for different types of affections.  They are extracted from a mineral-rich soil and are not tampered with.  They contain all their energy and effectiveness and are thus bio-available to the body. It is the development of heat within the poultice from body heat.  Anything applied to the skin, wet or cold or cool, will cause a reaction of the blood vessels of the skin, bringing more blood into the area and gradually raising the temperature of the skin.  This elevation of the skin temperature causes an immigration of white blood cells into the area which improves the health and general cleanliness of the tissues involved.