Edible Clay

Healing with Mother Earth

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Today it time to get even more serious about protecting ourselves from the health challenges of tomorrow. We need to have everything on hand at home and in our clinics that we and our patients will need to help them survive the coming world convulsion, which will leave in doubt our access to basic health services and many of the essential medicinals we will need. Personally, I am stocking up on magnesium, iodine, sodium bicarbonate, spirulina and clay and should also be doing so with whole food vitamin C. In addition, every home should have some activated charcoal.

The secret to safe and effective medicine (maintaining or returning to good health) is caught up with the question of how to fix what ails us without suffering from side effects from the medicines we use. There are certain choices we make in life and many of them take us far away from Nature and the basics of life. The earth, though, is literally our mother and has given us part of her in the form of natural medicines to fix what ails us.

The use of clay for both internal and external use puts in our hands the healing power of mother earth and there is little that can compare or compete in the world of medicine. There is no healing system more powerful than that which employs Nature’s primordial substances, materials so pure and close to nature that they yield benefits without the typical side effects of most medicines.

For many of us it is hard to imagine actually eating clay, and few people employ it topically. But the power of its exquisite purity is indispensable in the age of toxicity for there is nothing that has a stronger pulling power on the impurities in the body then clay does. Where I live we have scorpions, and believe me when one of my kids got bitten, clay is the first thing I raced for and it worked quickly to draw the venom out. I have used clay packs on my eyes, sleeping with them through the night bringing soothing relief to the stress they were feeling as I was battling cataracts.

For those suffering from gingivitis or any other infection or decay in the mouth it’s good to know one can pack the clay into the mouth. For instance, many people have used it when they have a toothache, putting a clay pack in their mouth for an hour each day for four days.  Not only does the pain go away, but the infection is drawn out by the clay.

In another essay I will discuss the use of clay externally with special attention paid to using clay in detox and chelation protocols to facilitate removal of mercury and other heavy metals. In this chapter we will talk about starting ones day with a glass of clay. Actually, we don’t eat clay we drink it.

Healing clays, which have been used by indigenous cultures since before recorded history, offer us a wonderful, safe, inexpensive and effective medicine for the 21st Century. On every continent there are people who eat earth. “The Native Americans call it “Ee-Wah-Kee” meaning  “The-Mud-That-Heals”. Bentonite, as well as other types of healing clay, has been used by indigenous cultures since before recorded history, but it’s only now that scientists are gradually beginning to understand what force brings them to do this. It is not only humans who indulge in a bit of clay every now and then.  Parrots, cattle, rats, elephants and chimpanzees also partake.

All health begins and ends in the gastrointestinal tract.
If we cannot properly digest and absorb nutrients from
our food, we set the stage for an imbalanced immune
system and the onset and progression of chronic illness.
- Dr. David Brownstein

The pure healing power of the earth evident in living clays creates a better platform for the body to recover from illness because it propels the immune system to health, strengthening the body to a higher point of resistance, something no allopathic medicine achieves. Clay maintains its molecular integrity; it does not break down and assimilate into the body. It maintains a molecular whole as it passes through the body acting like a vacuum cleaner or sponge carrying poisons out of the body. Since clay is not digested and assimilated as it passes through the alimentary canal, the clay and the absorbed positively charged ions are both eliminated together. It also pulls toxins through the skin when applied topically in clay baths.

Clay’s immediate action upon the body is directly on the digestive channel. This involves the clay actually binding with the toxic substances and removing them from the body with the stool. It performs this job with every kind of toxin including those that occur naturally as by-products of the body’s own health processes, such as metabolic toxins.

Our exposure to general chemical toxins in the environment is only getting worse, thus any reasonable and cost effective method that reduces concentrations of toxic metals and other poisonous chemicals in the human body will find great use in the 21st century (the Age of Toxicity). Our world has never been as toxic as it is today and it will be even more toxic next year and the year after that. No one can maintain a totally pure state but we can approach medical treatments with an intelligence that will protect from most harm and disease.

In the 21st century the center of pharmacology needs to be
shifted away from medicines that add to peoples already heavy
toxic burdens to medicines and protocols that reduce these burdens.

Inasmuch as mercury is omnipresent in the environment, as are a host of other chemicals like lead and halogenated hydrocarbons (halocarbons) from the plastic industry, it is virtually impossible for humans to avoid exposure to a growing list of chemicals that are mixing together in our blood streams and cells. Thus there is a need for detoxification protocols that increase daily elimination for healthy people as well as chelation protocols for adults and children who have been devastated with mercury and other chemical poisoning.

The need to eliminate heavy metals and other toxic chemicals
from the body is a life long activity thus it behooves
us to find the most natural and effective way to do that.

Substances that are toxic to our bodies come at us from all directions: the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, the cleaning products we use, and the metabolic waste produced inside us.  Toxin build-up in the body contributes to premature aging and chronic and degenerative diseases. Huge tonnages of pollutants are put into the air every day and the 20 odd tons of mercury are bio-accumulating stressing our physiology to the limit.

Detox and chelation can be made easier, shorter
and more effective with the help and use of clay.

Clay assists the body’s eliminatory process by acting as a bulking agent, similar to psyllium fiber, sweeping out the old matter that doesn’t need to be there.  It is not digested in the same manner as food as it passes through the alimentary canal.  Instead, it stimulates intestinal peristalsis, the muscular contractions that move food and stool through the bowels.  The clay and the adsorbed toxins are both eliminated together. This keeps the toxins from being reabsorbed into the bloodstream, which is a safer way to go about the detoxification process, and is one of the reasons I ingest clay everyday.Many naturopaths recommend ingesting clay on a daily basis to maintain optimal health. Generally, it is suggested that one to two teaspoons  of clay mixed in water be taken  daily. It is recommended to take the clay on an empty stomach first thing in the morning for best results.  If you cannot take it first thing in the morning, at least make sure that it is in on empty stomach. If you’re taking any medication, it is recommended to wait 1-3 hours before ingesting clay, but please check with your physician, as medications vary in time release and content.

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Edible Earth is a superior formulation of natural calcium bentonite and montmorillonite clays developed by my good friends at the LL Magnetic Clay Company.[1] Edible Earth is a synergistic blend of the finest healing clays in North America and was formulated for general cleansing, detoxification, and revitalization of the entire digestive tract, in addition to supplying a rich spectrum of 57 bio-available ionic minerals.  It was also nice to see that they are the only company to manufacturer ingestible clay in an amber glass bottle versus plastic.  This is very important to me, as clay is, by its very nature, a highly absorptive material. I do not recommend ingesting clay that has been housed in plastic.

Edible Earth incorporates the finest healing clays, chosen from pristine subsurface sources for their purity and broad health benefits to the user.  In addition, considering clays unique characteristics, it is critical that it be handled in a certain way, so knowing that it is being assembled in a CGMP Certified facility is also an important factor for me.

Edible Earth draws its detoxifying ability from the favorable action that calcium bentonite and montmorillonite clay has upon the GI tract through its absorption and adsorption of various toxins, pathogens, metabolic wastes, and heavy metals.

What are the Benefits of Eating Clay?

*Soothes and Purifies the Digestive Tract
*Remineralizes Cells and Tissues
*Promotes Bacterial Balance in the Colon
*Assists in Heavy Metal and Chemical Detoxification
*Augments Digestive Efficiency
*Supports Nutrient Assimilation in the Gut
*Alkalizes the Body

One of the main ways clay does its work is to draw to itself positive charged molecules, which it holds like a magnet, both internally and externally, until we wash them from our bodies or pass them through our bodies. Calcium Bentonite Clay literally removes the positively charged molecules that attack our bodies, from our bodies. According to an article published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, “Detoxification and Mineral Supplementation As Functions of Geophagy” (Johns and Duguette 1991), clay is a potent detoxifier, a catalyst that assists the body in removal of chemical poisons and heavy metals (positive charged ions) from the body.

Clay is effective for many ailments. It will remove impurities including bacteria, fungi, parasites, chemicals, toxins and even help resolve viral infections.  It has been used extensively in the treatment of pain, open wounds, colitis, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, stomach ulcers, constipation and intestinal problems, acne, anemia, and a variety of other health issues. Just about everything unhealthy, everything impure, is irresistibly attracted to clay and becomes subject to immediate elimination.

Healing clay not only draws toxic material out of the
body if taken internally, but also reduces pain and
infection in open wounds on both humans and animals.

Heavy metal toxicity means big trouble for the GI track, especially in children, and nothing speaks louder about this than then children suffering from autistic spectrum disorders.  Children with weak immune systems tend to have problems with parasites, bacteria, fungus, and viruses that find fertile territory in a body whose defenses are compromised. Finding conditions ripe to live long term in the body, invading pathogens colonize the host and wreck havoc from within. People with chronic diseases have weak immune systems and almost always have digestive system problems including many of these parasites and microbes.

I think it is very hard to mineralize our kids because of their leaky guts.
After treating my son with clay he does not have a leaky gut any more,
but still I can not mineralize him the way he should be, because the mineral
supplements are not in the right form in order to be absorbed by the body.
- Andrea Alalama

Dr. Timothy Ray says that during chelation of mercury with DMSA and DMPS (sulfhydryl chelators), “Some of the mobilized metals may be unbound because the mobilizing and binding mechanisms of each chelator may have different degrees of efficiency depending on each patient’s current biochemistry. The longer the metals stay in the bowel, the more damage and inflammation they can cause. If the patient has Leaky Gut Syndrome or Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which most of these patients do, the increased permeability of the intestinal wall may provide little resistance to the re-absorption of these mobilized metals, which then travel back to where they came from – the brain, kidneys, liver, connective tissue, etc., or are deposited into previously healthy tissue.”

The problem with leaky gut and bowel inflammation in general, is that they are very difficult to treat while the metals are still present in that tissue and continuing to cause inflammation. Mercury is known to create antibiotic resistant bacteria, the plasmid responsible also being replicated and passed on to other bacteria. The presence of mercury in the bowel could therefore contribute to the severity and duration of intestinal infections.”[2] In my opinion, safe, clean edible clay to intestinal health is like the cavalry arriving on the scene just in the nick of time.

I have asked the people at LL’s Magnetic Clay if they would extend a special discount on the Edible Earth product for my IMVA people.  They have agreed to a hefty 25% discount until March 1st.  You simply need to use the code, “edibleearthimva” in the section that asks for a promotional code. By the time one ingests two pound (one bottle) one will have completely changed, cleaned and healed their digestive tract and have drawn off a great percentage of the body’s toxic load.

For those, who after reading about eating clay are still squeamish about eating earth, know that the experience is nothing like what one might expect. Pure clay actually tastes clean and goes down quite easily yielding a pleasant experience. We get the immediate feeling that we are doing something extremely positive for our health.

Special Note: So important is clay I promise to put up a site on its use in the next few months. Clay is a friend like the earth is our mother. Those who learn to appreciate Nature are healthier and happier in my experience. When it comes to the practice of medicine it behooves us to employ Nature whenever we can. Clay is something we can recommend to our patients with the upmost security that it will do the job we intend it to do.


[2] The Mobilization and Elimination of Systemic Heavy Metals in the Context of Biological Medicine. Timothy Ray O.M.D., LAc, USA http://www.toothwisdom.net/detox_mobilization.html

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Comments:

  • Hester

    Hello, I heard people use nose sprays containing betonite (this is Clay) to block allergens attack. I works as i kind of layer..is this correct?

  • Steve Rogers

    Hi Dr. Sircus,
    How do you use betonite clay to remove venom? Do you eat it or do you use it externally as a poultice? Could you explain the process on how it removes venom, if you know how it does so? And what were your results after using it for this purpose? Thanks.
    Steve

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      Hi Steve,

      Due to its highly absorptive powers clay can be used both internally and topically as a clay pack to remove poisons or toxins from stinging insects or scorpions or even snakes. Used topically over the area of the sting or bite it can pull out the toxins from venom preventing the spread throughout the body. Dr. Sircus’ children are all fine now so apparently this worked for them when bitten by scorpion at a younger age.
      For making a paste to apply topically you simply mix an appropriate clay with water to a thick consistency and apply to skin on top of the bite. It may be covered with plastic to prolong the action and prevent drying. This may need to be repeated.
      You can also write to LL’s Magnetic Clay who provide the edible and topical clays for a deeper explanation of how this works. Their contact information is on their site at: http://www.magneticclay.com/
      They are happy to answer any questions you may have and advise you on the best clay to use topically and we rely upon them as the experts in using clay. .
      Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.

      Claudia French
      IMVA

  • tahlec

    Hi – do you have any comments or thoughts on FDA advising not to eat clays due to lead content in many clays?

  • April

    Many people eat clay and its not abnormal. Buy clay online at georgiawhitedirt.com/. It tastes soooo good!

    • http://drsircus.com/ Claudia French

      There are many good clays throughout the world. People need to be sure to check their source for purity and lack of heavy metals etc. We here at IMVA trust the clay from LL’s Magnetic Clay Co. most of all for both ingestion (Edible Clay) and for use in baths for detoxification, poultices and skin care.
      http://www.magneticclay.com/

  • Hilda

    I’m a chronic clay eater, I thought it was harmful yet couldn’t stop. This is an eye opener but the problem is I’m in Ghana, West Africa and we have this white clay that is locally made. I cannot guarantee the cleanliness even though it’s baked but I’m hoping it still does the same job. Thanks so much since I now have a medical reason to continue indulging in my clay eating habit and to tell you frankly, I have free bowels though its clayey and hard its very regular. I’m so excited that clay actually cleanses my system. Thanks again.

  • Lanie

    Thank you for answering the questions people have been asking. I am pregnant and have been battling the symptoms of anemia. I’ve had bentonite clay capsules available, but because I knew it to be a metal absorber, I avoided taking them because I was worried it could make the problem worse. A few days ago I started taking what I thought was diatomaceous earth, but apparently my husband mixed them up with the bentonite capsules. The symptoms of my iron issues have greatly lessened since then. I write this in case there are any anemic pregnant women wondering if bentonite is safe to take.. I can’t prove that bentonite was the reason I’m feeling better, but it certainly did no harm.
    (btw, I have only been taking two capsules per day.. not enough to detox. Don’t detox if you’re preggers.:)

  • Lanie

    Thank you for answering the questions people have been asking. I am pregnant and have been battling the symptoms of anemia. I’ve had bentonite clay capsules available, but because I knew it to be a metal absorber, I avoided taking them because I was worried it could make the problem worse. A few days ago I started taking what I thought was diatomaceous earth, but apparently my husband mixed them up with the bentonite capsules. The symptoms of my iron issues have greatly lessened since then. I write this in case there are any anemic pregnant women wondering if bentonite is safe to take.. I can’t prove that bentonite was the reason I’m feeling better, but it certainly did no harm.
    (btw, I have only been taking two capsules per day.. not enough to detox. Don’t detox if you’re preggers.:)

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  • Marcella

    Thank you for this eye opening article! I did not know about edible clay and am now intrigued. What. Is the dosage for adults and children? How long should one consume the edible clay? My 9 year old son is gluten and casein intolerant and I feel this would benefit him. I would appreciate a reply. I enjoy reading your newsletter very much. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with all of us.

  • Marcella

    Thank you for this eye opening article! I did not know about edible clay and am now intrigued. What. Is the dosage for adults and children? How long should one consume the edible clay? My 9 year old son is gluten and casein intolerant and I feel this would benefit him. I would appreciate a reply. I enjoy reading your newsletter very much. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with all of us.

  • Jonsi

    Hi there.
    First- thanks for good article, learned a lot.
    So…I take six 100mg bentonite clay capsules daily on empty stomach. 2 in the morning, 2 in daytime and 2 before sleep. And I was thinking if it isn’t too much and if it’s ok to take clay in capsules and then drinking water with it not like others- mix it with water and then swallow.
    I’m a bit concerned that it might get stuck somewhere along the way since it’s dry.

    Drinking it in capsules is fastest and most comfortable way for me so I hope It’s fine like it is.

    Wish you good health,
    Jansi

    • Claudia – IMVA Staff

      Jonsi,

      Taking the clay in capsules is ok if you have a good and reliable source of the bentonite.

      If you are going to have any problems, it would likely show up as constipation. Should that happen you could take something to to counteract that and cut back on the amount of clay you ingest. I doubt the amount in capsules would cause this though.

  • Jonsi

    Hi there.
    First- thanks for good article, learned a lot.
    So…I take six 100mg bentonite clay capsules daily on empty stomach. 2 in the morning, 2 in daytime and 2 before sleep. And I was thinking if it isn’t too much and if it’s ok to take clay in capsules and then drinking water with it not like others- mix it with water and then swallow.
    I’m a bit concerned that it might get stuck somewhere along the way since it’s dry.

    Drinking it in capsules is fastest and most comfortable way for me so I hope It’s fine like it is.

    Wish you good health,
    Jansi

    • Claudia – IMVA Staff

      Jonsi,

      Taking the clay in capsules is ok if you have a good and reliable source of the bentonite.

      If you are going to have any problems, it would likely show up as constipation. Should that happen you could take something to to counteract that and cut back on the amount of clay you ingest. I doubt the amount in capsules would cause this though.

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  • Fie

    When I eat clay i feel happy and energetic.I also drink lots of water to avoid constipation and when i dont eat it i think about it alot non-stop

  • Fie

    When I eat clay i feel happy and energetic.I also drink lots of water to avoid constipation and when i dont eat it i think about it alot non-stop

  • Fie

    Hi,I hv been eating clay on and off for the past 10 years,I love it alot……….

  • Fie

    Hi,I hv been eating clay on and off for the past 10 years,I love it alot……….

  • tunde

    pls, i am curious, can clay be obtained from under water surfaces, like the red sea?

    • Claudia – IMVA Staff

      tunde,

      There is clay under the waters of the Red Sea, however am not sure how it is used. I suggest you pose your question to Jayson Eyton of Eyton’s Earth, who is a valuable source of information on clays: Comments @ Eytonsearth.org

  • tunde

    pls, i am curious, can clay be obtained from under water surfaces, like the red sea?

    • Claudia – IMVA Staff

      tunde,

      There is clay under the waters of the Red Sea, however am not sure how it is used. I suggest you pose your question to Jayson Eyton of Eyton’s Earth, who is a valuable source of information on clays: Comments @ Eytonsearth.org

  • Lisa

    Hi, i’m presently on a project research on toxic metals in edible clay. Is clay a source of toxic metal pollution or heavy metal cleansing?

    • Claudia – IMVA Staff

      Hi Lisa,

      Not the clays we endorse from LL’s Magnetic Clay. You can contact them for more information on this: http://www.magneticclay.com/

      Other types may contain metals depending on where its harvested from.

      IMVA advises edible clay for detoxification and heavy metal cleansing.

  • Lisa

    Hi, i’m presently on a project research on toxic metals in edible clay. Is clay a source of toxic metal pollution or heavy metal cleansing?

    • Claudia – IMVA Staff

      Hi Lisa,

      Not the clays we endorse from LL’s Magnetic Clay. You can contact them for more information on this: http://www.magneticclay.com/

      Other types may contain metals depending on where its harvested from.

      IMVA advises edible clay for detoxification and heavy metal cleansing.

  • Maymay

    I am a Nigerian and i have been consuming the edible clay we have here. What attracted me to it is the wonderful smell like rita said. I am happy that it is medicinal like your article says.

  • Maymay

    I am a Nigerian and i have been consuming the edible clay we have here. What attracted me to it is the wonderful smell like rita said. I am happy that it is medicinal like your article says.

  • Rita Sorez

    I am a Nigerian, and have interest in eating edible clay because of its wonderful smell. I never knew its benefits till now. Thank you so much for your eye opening article. I have mailed it to many. I need your advise on the edible clay we have here in Nigeria; do you know if it is safe for consumption?

    I expect your kind feedback. Keep up the good work.

    Regards

    Rita

    • Claudia – IMVA Staff

      Dear Rita,

      We are not familiar with the edible clay that’s available in Nigeria so we cannot comment on this. Please feel free to send us some information on this clay. You can send it to cfrench180@tampabay.rr.com .

  • Rita Sorez

    I am a Nigerian, and have interest in eating edible clay because of its wonderful smell. I never knew its benefits till now. Thank you so much for your eye opening article. I have mailed it to many. I need your advise on the edible clay we have here in Nigeria; do you know if it is safe for consumption?

    I expect your kind feedback. Keep up the good work.

    Regards

    Rita

    • Claudia – IMVA Staff

      Dear Rita,

      We are not familiar with the edible clay that’s available in Nigeria so we cannot comment on this. Please feel free to send us some information on this clay. You can send it to cfrench180@tampabay.rr.com .

  • Anne Marie

    We have a lot of clay below our soil. Would this clay be safe to eat or put in the bath?
    Just wondered. Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
    Anne marie

    • IMVA Staff

      Dear Anne Marie,

      Wouldn’t you feel safer getting clay from somewhere who has tested their source to be sure it is free from contaminants? I sure would.

      Sincerely,
      Claudia French
      IMVA

  • Anne Marie

    We have a lot of clay below our soil. Would this clay be safe to eat or put in the bath?
    Just wondered. Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
    Anne marie

    • IMVA Staff

      Dear Anne Marie,

      Wouldn’t you feel safer getting clay from somewhere who has tested their source to be sure it is free from contaminants? I sure would.

      Sincerely,
      Claudia French
      IMVA

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  • Brian Moore

    Hi Dr Marc,
    Just got delivery of 2 bottles of edible earth clay,in record breaking time, I am taking zeolite powder as part of a detox programme,can I take the clay as well or should I stop the zeolite.
    Enjoy your wonderful news letters , I have the magnesium oil,nascent iodine,sodium bicarbonate,

    Regards
    Brian Moore
    Dublin
    Ireland

    • http://director.imva.info/ Mark Sircus

      Brian,You should read what Jason Eyton, from Eyton’s Earth has to say about zeolite vs. bentonite clay. See http://www.aboutclay.com/info/Articles/zeolite%20vs%20bentonite.htm

      Jason Eyton is an authority on use of clay.

      While it probably wouldn’t harm you to use both, you might experience heavier detox reactions and both may not be necessary. Heavieer detox reactions can become detrimental to the body if prolonged and cause loss of fluids and electrolytes from vomiting or diarrhea.

  • Brian Moore

    Hi Dr Marc,
    Just got delivery of 2 bottles of edible earth clay,in record breaking time, I am taking zeolite powder as part of a detox programme,can I take the clay as well or should I stop the zeolite.
    Enjoy your wonderful news letters , I have the magnesium oil,nascent iodine,sodium bicarbonate,

    Regards
    Brian Moore
    Dublin
    Ireland

    • http://director.imva.info/ Mark Sircus

      Brian,You should read what Jason Eyton, from Eyton’s Earth has to say about zeolite vs. bentonite clay. See http://www.aboutclay.com/info/Articles/zeolite%20vs%20bentonite.htm

      Jason Eyton is an authority on use of clay.

      While it probably wouldn’t harm you to use both, you might experience heavier detox reactions and both may not be necessary. Heavieer detox reactions can become detrimental to the body if prolonged and cause loss of fluids and electrolytes from vomiting or diarrhea.

  • Mike R

    Thank you for your informative emails. One question though, are you concerned with the high amount of iron in the clay, especially for males. There are some doctors, Dr. Blaylock included, that warn against ingesting too much iron as it can be toxic.

    • http://director.imva.info/ Mark Sircus

      For Mike,

      Not concerned about this as the minerals in clay are not absorbed at 100%. The body will take what it needs from the clay and the rest will be excreted. Talk with Jared at LL’s Magnetic Clay for more information about this. http://www.magneticclay.com/

  • Mike R

    Thank you for your informative emails. One question though, are you concerned with the high amount of iron in the clay, especially for males. There are some doctors, Dr. Blaylock included, that warn against ingesting too much iron as it can be toxic.

    • http://director.imva.info/ Mark Sircus

      For Mike,

      Not concerned about this as the minerals in clay are not absorbed at 100%. The body will take what it needs from the clay and the rest will be excreted. Talk with Jared at LL’s Magnetic Clay for more information about this. http://www.magneticclay.com/

  • http://balancedspirit.com/best-oil-of-oregano.htm Joan

    Great article. I was just wondering about eating clay and was talking to a friend of mine about the subject. I really hadn’t searched much about it online but just happened to receive this article via the newsletter. Dr. Sircus is very educated and right on about this age of toxicity that we live in. Thank you so very much for taking the time to learn and teach us all about these very important things. We, (the people of the U.S.A.) need someone like you addressing Congress so that perhaps we can get some relief of all these toxins that they allow in our environment. We are literally being poisoned to death in this world. Thank God for people like you to educate us and for companies like LL’s Magnetic Clay for taking the time to make these products available.

  • http://balancedspirit.com/best-oil-of-oregano.htm Joan

    Great article. I was just wondering about eating clay and was talking to a friend of mine about the subject. I really hadn’t searched much about it online but just happened to receive this article via the newsletter. Dr. Sircus is very educated and right on about this age of toxicity that we live in. Thank you so very much for taking the time to learn and teach us all about these very important things. We, (the people of the U.S.A.) need someone like you addressing Congress so that perhaps we can get some relief of all these toxins that they allow in our environment. We are literally being poisoned to death in this world. Thank God for people like you to educate us and for companies like LL’s Magnetic Clay for taking the time to make these products available.

  • Aldon Maleckas

    I have used bentonite clay for diarrhea. One teaspoon in a glass of water before sleeping works fine. Rarely do you have to use two teaspoons. Other clays did not work as well. We used to call it “liquid cork.”

  • Aldon Maleckas

    I have used bentonite clay for diarrhea. One teaspoon in a glass of water before sleeping works fine. Rarely do you have to use two teaspoons. Other clays did not work as well. We used to call it “liquid cork.”

  • http://amicus.rfdamerica.com,http//cotocrew.com,http://coto2.com Laurel

    There will be some horrified gasps I know, but I have used Bentonite packed for animal use(its a bit crunchy:-) in emergencies when the doctor was away and , and anyway I will only use antibiotics if I am at deaths door! It worked just fine, and I had an event free recovery, unlike the ongoing issues like thrush that antibiotics tend to add to our misery.
    I also used it on a dog with a case of food poisoning from really rotten bones he found, I mean one really sick fella, to the blood in stools stage, and no vet for many miles. I simply made runny but handleable pellets and got them down his throat, followed by a tablespoon of honey to make him drink. Recovery in 2 days, unlike a 10 day course of pills and the vet bill.
    For horses , we use the Bentonite Cat litter as a paste on “Hot legs” after races, and on any knock and bumps to their hocks, as well as deep wounds, and hot spots in summer.Packing hooves with it if a horse has tender feet is also brilliant and for nail pricks when shoeing.Recovery is simply amazing!
    For sheep it helps stop Grass tetany, ditto with cattle. And it helps stop scouring in young animals starting to eat grass.
    All round, as Mark says ,it is a natural wonder and every home should keep a supply!

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    There will be some horrified gasps I know, but I have used Bentonite packed for animal use(its a bit crunchy:-) in emergencies when the doctor was away and , and anyway I will only use antibiotics if I am at deaths door! It worked just fine, and I had an event free recovery, unlike the ongoing issues like thrush that antibiotics tend to add to our misery.
    I also used it on a dog with a case of food poisoning from really rotten bones he found, I mean one really sick fella, to the blood in stools stage, and no vet for many miles. I simply made runny but handleable pellets and got them down his throat, followed by a tablespoon of honey to make him drink. Recovery in 2 days, unlike a 10 day course of pills and the vet bill.
    For horses , we use the Bentonite Cat litter as a paste on “Hot legs” after races, and on any knock and bumps to their hocks, as well as deep wounds, and hot spots in summer.Packing hooves with it if a horse has tender feet is also brilliant and for nail pricks when shoeing.Recovery is simply amazing!
    For sheep it helps stop Grass tetany, ditto with cattle. And it helps stop scouring in young animals starting to eat grass.
    All round, as Mark says ,it is a natural wonder and every home should keep a supply!

  • Kekagi Maheengun

    Excellent article. I’ve read a number of boring, wordy and incomplete articles about clay. Thank you for being clear concise and leaving out the excess verbeage.
    Sincerely,
    Kekagi

  • Kekagi Maheengun

    Excellent article. I’ve read a number of boring, wordy and incomplete articles about clay. Thank you for being clear concise and leaving out the excess verbeage.
    Sincerely,
    Kekagi