Why do I often crave eating clay?

Why do I often crave eating clay?

There are 9047 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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Mz libra

Marcus Hook, PA

#6589 Sep 18, 2013
Hi everyone it's been a couple of weeks since I've posted. I've been looking at the cornstarch videos on YT. Wow I didn't realize so many people have made videos and its an all out war I think on who makes the best chunks or who made the chunks first. I eat cornstarch too along with white dirt and chalk. I got sick last week from great value cornstarch a bad headache. So I saw where I can order organic cornstarch without GMO. Haven't had anytime to order my white dirt but I miss the taste.

Since: Sep 13

Washington, DC

#6590 Sep 18, 2013
I just got my DE. It is very smooth white powder with just a little fine grit to it. No earthy tase. Those of you that like corn starch or white dirt might like it. It's suppose to be safer to eat.
Mz libra

Marcus Hook, PA

#6591 Sep 18, 2013
Soilseeker wrote:
I just got my DE. It is very smooth white powder with just a little fine grit to it. No earthy tase. Those of you that like corn starch or white dirt might like it. It's suppose to be safer to eat.
I'm going to research DE. Do u just eat it plain? Or mix it with something?
Earthy Lady

Ashburn, VA

#6592 Sep 18, 2013
Mz libra wrote:
Hi everyone it's been a couple of weeks since I've posted. I've been looking at the cornstarch videos on YT. Wow I didn't realize so many people have made videos and its an all out war I think on who makes the best chunks or who made the chunks first. I eat cornstarch too along with white dirt and chalk. I got sick last week from great value cornstarch a bad headache. So I saw where I can order organic cornstarch without GMO. Haven't had anytime to order my white dirt but I miss the taste.
I completely agree with you thats its a war or competition on Yt, snide comments being made against Ms Kenya. But I love her videos and have watched every single of them more than twice. But anyway sorry to hear you fell ill.
Earthy Lady

Ashburn, VA

#6593 Sep 18, 2013
My clay cravings are back and are goung through the roof. I had a piece if chalk last week as a result as I just had that craving and it was too strong. Im only going to get a chance to get clay next week. Ill get the original mavu with the tan colour and not the grey and im done with the joburg block clay. Its been almost a month or more since Ive last had clay but its on my mind all the time, Ill be reading and then go off on a tangent and my mouth starts to water. Plus Ive been watching more Yt videos as a result of my cravings. But how I wish I would get to the market and find white dirt there too. Id buy soooooooo much of it, from what you all say it should be really good.

Since: Sep 13

Washington, DC

#6594 Sep 19, 2013
Mz libra wrote:
<quoted text> I'm going to research DE. Do u just eat it plain? Or mix it with something?
You can take it either with water or if you crave clay, chalk or cornstarch you can eat it straight. It doesn't have the earthy gritty taste that I crave but I wanted to try it. I want to try everything I can until I find what I really like.
All things clay

Hamilton, Bermuda

#6595 Sep 21, 2013
Just when I'm ready to order Mavu's site is still down. Mavu Seller if you see this can you please give an indication of when your site will be live again and what stock you have available? Thanks.
UK CLAY

Oxford, UK

#6596 Sep 21, 2013
Amina wrote:
Hello, I'm from Bangladesh. We call clay 'sikor' in our country, it tastes so good.
I am currently living in London and was wondering where I could find it.
No shops here sell them, so I sometimes tell family back home to send it to me via crago.
I'm really craving it, I also heard its good for when you're pregnant.
Please let me know
I love Sikor toooooo!!!!
shan

Leicester, UK

#6597 Sep 21, 2013
shabu wrote:
<quoted text>
Can you send me I will pay 6 $ per kg
can u ship to the uk?

Since: Sep 13

Washington, DC

#6598 Sep 21, 2013
I want to eat dirt SOOOO BAD! It rained all day today and all I can smell is good wet soil! I'm so tempted to get dirt from outside but just am too scared of parasites :-(
StraightShooter

Pretoria, South Africa

#6600 Sep 22, 2013
Hello to all,3 months ago I bought clay chunks the yellow ones and baked for an Hour in the oven the color was very nice,I also put the clay in a brown paper bag but i did not like the taste so i put it in the clay flower pot then the taste was very nice,the clay was crunchie and it crumbled in my mouth,but i think i like the unbaked one its so smooth and creamy but i also enjoyed the way the baked one crumbled in my mouth.
On the day that i bought the clay i went with my youger sister,she also loves clay,I told her since i'm paying for the clay she has to choose and pick the clay once we arrived in the street of pretoria,there were two policewomen wearing their uniforms buying clay(i think its maroon or dark purple in color and its sour,I just had a taste)they told me that they love to eat clay very much and that they buy it everyday after work,all of the sudden i was not shy to choose and pick my clay....LOL...***REMEMBER TO ALWAY DRINK LOTS OF WATER LADIES888

Cheers!!!!!!!!!
brandi

Savannah, GA

#6602 Sep 22, 2013
monica23 wrote:
<quoted text> I wouldn't mind...I just have to check the shipping rates...It is the best kind I just love the fresh earth taste of it...
Hey, I moved to Savannah and they don't sell it up here. How do I get to the chalk mine in waynesboro?
shabu

Copperas Cove, TX

#6603 Sep 22, 2013
shan wrote:
<quoted text>
can u ship to the uk?
Shan, I was asking that guy to ship to usa...I don't sell clay..I crave for grey clay chunks from India
Poonam

Preston, UK

#6604 Sep 22, 2013
Can u plz send me the dark grey clouded roasted dirt clay to eat im in London and plz send me the pictures first at [email protected] plz reply me
Poonam

Preston, UK

#6605 Sep 23, 2013
Plz send dark grey roasted clay of India if u do plz let me know
clay clay clay

Albany, GA

#6606 Sep 23, 2013
shabu wrote:
<quoted text>
Shan, I was asking that guy to ship to usa...I don't sell clay..I crave for grey clay chunks from India
Brandi:
There is someone who sells in savannah. He has a store in garden city, and is sometimes at the flea market on the weekends. Email me at [email protected] and I will send you his contact number.
yum yum

Monroeville, AL

#6607 Sep 24, 2013
I am happy to find this forum. I had no idea other people feel this way about dirt. I recently found a new supplier for red clay that's really good. Great customer service.
Alabama Red

Bessemer, AL

#6608 Sep 24, 2013
yum yum wrote:
I am happy to find this forum. I had no idea other people feel this way about dirt. I recently found a new supplier for red clay that's really good. Great customer service.
Please share the supplier's name or email info. We like to try products from different sources & compare.

Since: Jun 13

Lawrenceburg, IN

#6609 Sep 25, 2013
All things clay wrote:
<quoted text>
It improved it a little, but it never did get the earthiness that I hoped for. I like it more now though then when I first got it...I'm down to only about 1.5 chunks left and will miss it when it's gone. The piece I had this morning was really good - it was a little gritty which I like.
I am off to the UK this month and looking forward to trying all the clays I can get my hands on! I hope Mavu has a good supply!
I just ordered some white and red from Leslie. The red is earthy with no grit. Yum! If you are still looking for earthy this may be to to your liking. I also took crumbs from the red and white added some water and shaped them into cigarette shapes and baked. Very nice flavor. I am going to bake the next batch longer to see if I can get more crunch.
yum yum

Monroeville, AL

#6610 Sep 25, 2013
Alabama Red wrote:
<quoted text>
Please share the supplier's name or email info. We like to try products from different sources & compare.
The email is [email protected] This supply has little grit and a slightly sour taste, it's very earthy.

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