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
ackee

Bronx, NY

#1794 Jul 14, 2012
I come in peace. I place my comment as I said in a peaceful tone. No need for the " look lady" not trying to step on your toes. May God bless.
corn strach eater

Woodbridge, VA

#1795 Jul 14, 2012
Adaku wrote:
Hi everyone,this forum is big enough for every1,we can post what we want and still respect other peoples views.some want to stop,other don't mind the habit while some have been able to strike a balance.bottom line is we understand how the need for clay or cornstarch makes us feel znd that feeling is difficult to discuss with qqqthose who arnt into it.happy cheers!
So true
Anonymous

Pretoria, South Africa

#1796 Jul 14, 2012
ijooo
fie

Pretoria, South Africa

#1797 Jul 14, 2012
xoxo

Since: Apr 11

Milwaukee, WI

#1798 Jul 14, 2012
I have a question. Does anyone of you experience itching of the skin after eating clay? I get that alot.
ackee

Bronx, NY

#1799 Jul 14, 2012
swabbi wrote:
I have a question. Does anyone of you experience itching of the skin after eating clay? I get that alot.
What kind of clay do you eat? I eat white dirt (kaolin) and I have never experience itching. Maybe the clay is taking toxins out of your system and it comes out through your pores. Does this happen every time you eat clay.

Since: Apr 11

Milwaukee, WI

#1800 Jul 14, 2012
ackee wrote:
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What kind of clay do you eat? I eat white dirt (kaolin) and I have never experience itching. Maybe the clay is taking toxins out of your system and it comes out through your pores. Does this happen every time you eat clay.
It happens everytime I eat it. And it is Kaolin that I eat. It taste so good.
ackee

Bronx, NY

#1801 Jul 14, 2012
swabbi wrote:
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It happens everytime I eat it. And it is Kaolin that I eat. It taste so good.
Where do you get it from? I eat kaolin as well and have not experience that. Yes it taste good when you get a good piece that is earthy in taste.

Since: Apr 11

Milwaukee, WI

#1802 Jul 14, 2012
ackee wrote:
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Where do you get it from? I eat kaolin as well and have not experience that. Yes it taste good when you get a good piece that is earthy in taste.
I get it from http://www.sunclaytherapy.com/product_claybox...
It comes in powder form but I make chunks out of it and bake it. It is really good. I love the smell of it when I wet it.
ackee

Bronx, NY

#1803 Jul 14, 2012
Do you think maybe its how you bake it. Take a look at that. Also does it bother you when you eat it w/o baking it. Maybe you have an allergy to something in the clay. Please be careful that you are not harming yrslf with it. Sometimes clay will absorb the metal flavor jog what it is baked on . Try clay from somewhere else if it dies not bother you then it us the clay from that company. I know you like it but give it ago.
Everybody has their favorite clay.
ackee

Bronx, NY

#1804 Jul 14, 2012
I had bought some clay and I did not like it . Someone told me to eat it for a.couple days and I tell you it was.oh so good.

Since: Apr 11

Milwaukee, WI

#1805 Jul 15, 2012
ackee wrote:
I had bought some clay and I did not like it . Someone told me to eat it for a.couple days and I tell you it was.oh so good.
Where do you get your clay?
mzlibra

United States

#1806 Jul 15, 2012
Today I could not resist I packed a container full of cornstarch to work. Going to enjoy on my break...
corn strach eater

Woodbridge, VA

#1807 Jul 15, 2012
mzlibra wrote:
Today I could not resist I packed a container full of cornstarch to work. Going to enjoy on my break...
I love how u are so open i would never have been able to eat corn starch in front of people without feeling like everyone is looking at me crazy.
Clay lover

United States

#1808 Jul 15, 2012
I also lovee... Eating clay but its really dangerous for health like knee pain or back pain plz dont eat too much..plz
mzlibra

United States

#1809 Jul 15, 2012
I am not ashamed at all.....I don't hide it....I ate the entire container that I packed.
ackee

Bronx, NY

#1810 Jul 15, 2012
swabbi wrote:
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Where do you get your clay?
I got it from Sams online. I used to buy from mutt and Jeff it was much cheaper but they do not seem to carry it anymore even though it is on their site. I do not have any now but I plan to treat myself soon. I like to break it into little pieces and just put it in my mouth and crunch it up. Mutt had better pieces. Sams had a few here and there.
mzlibra

United States

#1811 Jul 15, 2012
I use to order from Sam's but like u said a few good pieces here and there. That's another reason I went to cornstarch. Some of the clay was very smooth and others were gritty(yuck).

Since: Apr 11

Milwaukee, WI

#1812 Jul 15, 2012
ackee wrote:
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I got it from Sams online. I used to buy from mutt and Jeff it was much cheaper but they do not seem to carry it anymore even though it is on their site. I do not have any now but I plan to treat myself soon. I like to break it into little pieces and just put it in my mouth and crunch it up. Mutt had better pieces. Sams had a few here and there.
I tried sams before. I didn't like the taste. I am taking a trip to georgia in august. Maybe I can try to dig up some fresh clay when i am there. I miss that mississippi clay. that was what I grew up on. that was so good.
corn strach eater

Woodbridge, VA

#1813 Jul 15, 2012
swabbi wrote:
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I tried sams before. I didn't like the taste. I am taking a trip to georgia in august. Maybe I can try to dig up some fresh clay when i am there. I miss that mississippi clay. that was what I grew up on. that was so good.
When u go to georgia were do u dig from im taking a family vacation to georgia i will bring some back for everyone.

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