Why do I often crave eating clay?

Why do I often crave eating clay?

There are 9224 comments on the GoErie.com story from Dec 7, 2007, titled Why do I often crave eating clay?. In it, GoErie.com reports that:

Q I have a habit that I have developed off and on for the past two years. I love the taste of clay.

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munni

Hyderabad, India

#5958 May 20, 2013
@Miley

Yeah... Its soo addictive!! Once its been tasted, one can hardly try to move on to something else. different ppl diff tastes. Its very difficult to ppl 2 walk away from the clay they had n have continue having food. atleast, having tat urge myself cudn't control my taste buds to nibble a bit.

though i dint get to taste ny clay yet, but I know wot r those cravings ..

Keeping this addiction in moderation is helpful n less harm, only if the intake of it can b decreased from time to time n looooooooooottssaa self control!!(which z lil diff) ;)

Do u still have tat habit abt fullers? wer r u from?
Miley

London, UK

#5959 May 20, 2013
munni wrote:
@Miley
Yeah... Its soo addictive!! Once its been tasted, one can hardly try to
move on to something else. different ppl diff tastes. Its very difficult
to ppl 2 walk away from the clay they had n have continue having food.
atleast, having tat urge myself cudn't control my taste buds to nibble a
bit.
though i dint get to taste ny clay yet, but I know wot r those cravings
..
Keeping this addiction in moderation is helpful n less harm, only if the
intake of it can b decreased from time to time n looooooooooottssaa
self control!!(which z lil diff) ;)
Do u still have tat habit abt fullers? wer r u from?
hey what do u eat if its not clay ??
Miley

London, UK

#5960 May 20, 2013
MavuSeller wrote:
Aaah Ladies! It's been fun!
Will definitely do this again soon!
To all those that ordered I will send you a confirmation email when your orders have been sent out tomorrow!
Enjoy!!
Hey mavu seller I have left the habit of consuming non food items but whenever I get the craving back I visit this forum and also your website.. The pictures are just mindblowing...... Especially the original mavu.. ;)
clay4life

UK

#5961 May 21, 2013
Oh dear I've missed out haven't I? Haven't been on here for a while now but the craves have returned. Seems like mavu is my best bet!
mina

Accra, Ghana

#5962 May 21, 2013
its true. i tried stopping a friend and decided to see why she likes it. and now am hooked on more than my riend
Curious

Locust Grove, GA

#5963 May 21, 2013
What does all of mavu clay taste like ? I would like full details ? Is one gritty than the other ? Is one noticeable when you eat ? Is one chalky ? Is one earthier than the rest ? Can anybody describe to me because I'm thinking about buying clay from her but I don't know which one to get .
Alexx

Locust Grove, GA

#5964 May 21, 2013
I really don't like gritty clay . But right now I have a really strong craving for Leslie red dirt . I can taste the earthiness on my tongue & the light airy crunch w/ the little grit crunch while I chew on the clay . Mmmm hoping I can get some soon . So far I haven't had clay in a while , kinda wanna reward myself .
CLAY DIVA

Orange, TX

#5965 May 21, 2013
come join us on facebook why we love and crave clay
beautiful pictures and wonderful stories about our favorite clays.
Indian Chalkie

New Delhi, India

#5966 May 21, 2013
Hi Mina,

What kind of clay do you eat ? I'm sure there's plenty available all around you in Ghana. Lucky... Wish I had that kinda luck
Miley

London, UK

#5967 May 22, 2013
mina wrote:
its true. i tried stopping a friend and decided to see why
she likes it. and now am hooked on more than my riend
yeah that happens !! I ate lots of slate pencils and fullers earth and my friend was responsible for that addiction!

By the way, what do you eat??
Alexx

Locust Grove, GA

#5968 May 22, 2013
CLAY DIVA wrote:
come join us on facebook why we love and crave clay
beautiful pictures and wonderful stories about our favorite clays.
Can you post a link ? I can't seem the find it on Facebook & I looked for it through people , groups , & pages . I even typed it in on google .
munni

Hyderabad, India

#5969 May 22, 2013
Miley wrote:
<quoted text>
hey what do u eat if its not clay ??
I eat slatepencil.. now that im pregnant I'm controlling myself a lot n eating hardly 2 per day or 2 for every 2 days! I wish I ate red clay instead of tat!! ;) haven't even tasted a bit of it ...
Miley

London, UK

#5970 May 22, 2013
munni wrote:
<quoted text>
I eat slatepencil.. now that im pregnant I'm controlling myself a lot n
eating hardly 2 per day or 2 for every 2 days! I wish I ate red clay
instead of tat!! ;) haven't even tasted a bit of it ...
yeah.. slate pencils have got the perfect texture and taste!! but unfortunately they are very harmful.. Did you try fullers earth - baked or unbaked ??
anjali

Toronto, Canada

#5971 May 22, 2013
Miley wrote:
<quoted text>
yeah.. slate pencils have got the perfect texture and taste!! but unfortunately they are very harmful.. Did you try fullers earth - baked or unbaked ??
yes i have tried both n i love it....
Miley

London, UK

#5972 May 22, 2013
Anyone tried calcium sandoz (or any other mineral supplement) to stop the craving ?? What does that taste like?? Thinking to get that.. These cravings are killing mee..:(
clay4life

UK

#5973 May 22, 2013
Curious wrote:
What does all of mavu clay taste like ? I would like full details ? Is one gritty than the other ? Is one noticeable when you eat ? Is one chalky ? Is one earthier than the rest ? Can anybody describe to me because I'm thinking about buying clay from her but I don't know which one to get .
Get all of them and then decide for yourself. Either way u won't be disappointed. But if u could only choose one I'd say get the original one!
clay diva

Fort Worth, TX

#5974 May 22, 2013
Alexx wrote:
<quoted text>
Can you post a link ? I can't seem the find it on Facebook & I looked for it through people , groups , & pages . I even typed it in on google .
why we love&crave Clay
munni

Hyderabad, India

#5975 May 22, 2013
Miley wrote:
<quoted text>
yeah.. slate pencils have got the perfect texture and taste!! but unfortunately they are very harmful.. Did you try fullers earth - baked or unbaked ??
Yes. I have tried fullers (multani mitti)
mostly unbaked n only once roasted. wen its nt roasted it feels smooth n gummy. sticks to ya teeth. but i like to have smthng gritty. Then I tried roasting it. found tat its texture changed a lil n it bcame crunchy n a bit hard to bit. i have few big chunks wid me unused as im nt interestd to have !!

If smone likes gritty taste lyk I do.. they can try soft clay pot..... tastes very earthy, gritty, crunchy!!:) IN MODERATION ;)
Indian Chalkie

Shakurpur, India

#5976 May 23, 2013
Hi Munni,

Clay pot ??? Never heard of that one now... you eat clay pots? how is that possible
Miley

London, UK

#5977 May 23, 2013
Craving for some creamy roasted clay and slate pencils right now.. I have seen people enjoying roasted/baked fullers earth. They say yummm yumm..

Oh god give me strength to resist this!!!!:(:(

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