That's fascinating that the stuff seemed hard!!! whoa, I wonder what it was then? Old stuff from the refinery maybe? Yeesh!
Yep, sounds like the herbs and such are working. That's so great! Yippee!
Now take a detox bath! :)
Oh and try to up your intake of Vitamin A from natural food sources, I keep reading how important fat-soluble anti-oxidants are to recovering from environmental toxins. :)