What is Bentonite Clay?

Category: Supplements


See also: Clay Foot Baths

Bentonite clay has long been used medicinally by indigenous cultures. It is used by practitioners of alternative medicine as an internal cleanser.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bentonite Clay

Side effect Patients
Hard stool 1


Based on patients currently taking Bentonite Clay

Dosage Patients
daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Bentonite Clay

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 1
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Currently taking Bentonite Clay

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Bentonite Clay

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bentonite Clay.