Why do I often crave eating clay?

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

Preston, UK

#6486 Aug 21, 2013
its very tasty
clay junkie

UK

#6487 Aug 21, 2013
odowa lover wrote:
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Please gawia me a few pieces . Will reciprocate when mine arrives ... My email is lunbeato@yahoo.com.
Oh pole dear you were already beaten to it but saved yoir email for next batch x
SA consumer

Johannesburg, South Africa

#6488 Aug 22, 2013
every time i buy clay i dnt fnd it nyc,,,i only like d taste after trying it for several tyms...i thnk m losing d taste for it...i managed to get a clay chunk from d street around roodepoort today....its not what i want but i had to get smthng jst to ease d cravings.....i wndr if il eva quit completely....il eat it later....cnt wait
Keabetswe

Ashburn, VA

#6489 Aug 22, 2013
I eat clay all the time i dnt wnt a day to pass without eating da clay i crave it lyk chocolate i need help or advice
Keabetswe

Ashburn, VA

#6490 Aug 22, 2013
I eat clay all the time i dnt a day jst to pass without having some i sometimes crave it chocolate i need help or advice
SA ex eater

Ashburn, VA

#6491 Aug 22, 2013
Keabetswe wrote:
I eat clay all the time i dnt a day jst to pass without having some i sometimes crave it chocolate i need help or advice
whr are you from and what kind of clay do u eat?
Ant soil

South Africa

#6492 Aug 23, 2013
I'm addictd 2 ant hill soil it jst tastes so I've been tryin 2 quit bt I jst cnt! People is it healthy to eat ant hill soil
Mel

South Africa

#6493 Aug 23, 2013
Hi Ant Soil,

Where are u from? There has been ppl talking about Ant hill Soil, can u tell me what exactly is it and hw does it taste?

Thanks

Since: Oct 12

Ilford, UK

#6494 Aug 23, 2013
clay junkie wrote:
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Oh pole dear you were already beaten to it but saved yoir email for next batch x
Thanks clay junkie . I hope you remember me next time .
Clay lay

Belfast, UK

#6495 Aug 24, 2013
I am seriously loving my current batch from mavu. I got the red soil and it's super earthy I literally have it everyday as my dessert lol
erica

Europe

#6496 Aug 24, 2013
where can i see multanimitti clay to buy in nigeria
clay junkie

UK

#6497 Aug 25, 2013
odowa lover wrote:
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Thanks clay junkie . I hope you remember me next time .


Will do dear...you are first on the list x
porshyia

Accra, Ghana

#6498 Aug 25, 2013
i dönt know why ,i have this ströng eage for white clay.even earli in the mornings.i just cant stop.but i want 2 have children in future
seema

San Francisco, CA

#6499 Aug 26, 2013
Scott wrote:
What the deal with eating clay. I eat a ton of it and I am 40 and have never had any health problems. Kaolite tastes like rain with a hint of peanuts and it melts in your mouth like chocolate. It gets rid of heavy metals like murcury, so it doesn't give you murcury. It binds at the molecular level to get rid of toxins and heavy metals. My brain has not suffered like most in our population due to vaccinations and being injected with these metals.
Human beings have been eating dirt and clay since we left the cave. It is just that society shuns what it doesn't understand. You can get help for it if you want, but it is perfectly natural. I would never recommend just eating dirt of the ground, bateria and parasites - but clay from Georgia mines or Red Teramin clay is fine.
how is your teeth??????????
seema

San Francisco, CA

#6500 Aug 26, 2013
porshyia wrote:
i dönt know why ,i have this ströng eage for white clay.even earli in the mornings.i just cant stop.but i want 2 have children in future
do u get regular periods...if your craving is so strong...that u want to eat it first thing inthe morning...START IRON PILLS RIGHT AWAY DEAR>>DO NOT RUIN YOUR FUTURE>>>WANNA HAVE KIDS RIGHT???
All things clay

Hamilton, Bermuda

#6501 Aug 26, 2013
Kellzgirl wrote:
Does anyone actually like grit in their white dirt? The two orders I have recently got from Mutt and Jeff have had a fair amount of grit. There have been plenty of the smooth crunchy pieces I like too. But it just got me to wondering if anyone actually likes the gritty pieces.
About Mavu I haven't ordered from her. Too high for me but I realize that she has got to make enough money to make it worth it for her. Not just shipping prices but also her time spent sourcing her product getting it from her suppliers then getting it ready to ship it out to her customers. If I were doing her I would be sure to price it high enough to make a little something for my effort.
Cheers
I have recently tried white dirt, and so far the pieces have been smooth with no grit. I wish it had a bit of grittiness to it, and also more flavor as it doesn't seem earthy at all. I like it, but don't love it like I had hoped.

I would love to be able to try that red odowa that has been talked about, or the soil cake or Leslie's red dirt - I just instinctively feel that something red would be more earthy and satisfying.
Udz

Warwick, UK

#6502 Aug 26, 2013
seema wrote:
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do u get regular periods...if your craving is so strong...that u want to eat it first thing inthe morning...START IRON PILLS RIGHT AWAY DEAR>>DO NOT RUIN YOUR FUTURE>>>WANNA HAVE KIDS RIGHT???
How does eating clay affect having children in the future?and does it cause irregular periods?

Since: Jun 13

Lawrenceburg, IN

#6503 Aug 27, 2013
I had the same thought when I got my first batch. Not at all as earthy as I thought it would be. Baking and then storing in a paper bag helps a lot. I started ordering from Mutt and Jeff cuz I can crunch through a pound or more a day. I just chew and spit out cuz that satisfies my craving. I would be a mess if I swallowed all I chew. Lol With Mutt and Jeff a lot of the pieces will have grit to them. But as someone else said up thread with getting ten pounds you are bound to get some pieces of your favorite type. I have found the gritty pieces have a stronger taste.
I loved the taste of Miss Leslie's red dirt. It just wasn't in the big hard crunchy pieces I crave. I am with you would love to try those Red Soil Cakes.

Since: Jun 13

Lawrenceburg, IN

#6504 Aug 27, 2013
All things clay wrote:
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I have recently tried white dirt, and so far the pieces have been smooth with no grit. I wish it had a bit of grittiness to it, and also more flavor as it doesn't seem earthy at all. I like it, but don't love it like I had hoped.
I would love to be able to try that red odowa that has been talked about, or the soil cake or Leslie's red dirt - I just instinctively feel that something red would be more earthy and satisfying.
The comment above was directed to you All Things Clay.
All things clay

Hamilton, Bermuda

#6505 Aug 27, 2013
Kellzgirl wrote:
I had the same thought when I got my first batch. Not at all as earthy as I thought it would be. Baking and then storing in a paper bag helps a lot. I started ordering from Mutt and Jeff cuz I can crunch through a pound or more a day. I just chew and spit out cuz that satisfies my craving. I would be a mess if I swallowed all I chew. Lol With Mutt and Jeff a lot of the pieces will have grit to them. But as someone else said up thread with getting ten pounds you are bound to get some pieces of your favorite type. I have found the gritty pieces have a stronger taste.
I loved the taste of Miss Leslie's red dirt. It just wasn't in the big hard crunchy pieces I crave. I am with you would love to try those Red Soil Cakes.
Thanks. I have tried putting some in a paper bag and also baked some, but what I haven't tried yet is putting the baked clay in a paper bag so will try that.

I love how crunchy the white dirt is, just wish it was more to my taste. Are you saying that the red dirt isn't as hard and crunchy? Sounds like it would be perfect if it was.

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