How to Make Sole Water

By Larissa Carrick


How to Make Sole Water

Drinking a solution of concentrated salt water may sound intimidating, but just wait until you hear the why behind such an endeavor. People who practice fasting and/or live a ketogenic lifestyle are quickly adopting the Sole practice and reaping the benefits. Just a spoonful of the brine a day will replenish the body with electrolytes and essential minerals.



Maintaining a proper level of electrolytes has many benefits for overall health. Here are just a few of the benefits people all over the world are enjoying with Sole Water.

  • Hydration: Electrolytes help to make the most of the water in your body and keep you properly hydrated.
  • Battles fatigue and boosts energy: For people fasting, a daily salt solution is essential. Without replenishing electrolytes fasting can cause quick fatigue. Sole Water is a wonderful solution for optimal function and energy when fasting.
  • Remedy for muscle cramping: Salt has been a remedy for muscle cramping for centuries. Adding Sole water to your daily workout routine can help you avoid them altogether.
  • Improved digestion: Unrefined salt can help the intestinal tract and liver with secretion improving digestive health and function.

Why Sole Water?

You may be wondering why not just add a teaspoon of unrefined salt to a glass for some quick electrolytes? Simply adding a bit of salt to water could be an easy quick fix and we definitely recommend it if that is your only option. However, Sole Water is a solution that gives you the perfect amount of sodium with no guesswork involved, and our Ancient Sea Salt Crystals make that even more simple.

Fasting and keto are practices that will significantly decrease electrolytes. It is absolutely essential that vital minerals and electrolytes be replenished. Sole Water makes it easy. Water can only absorb 26% of sodium chloride in a solution. A fully saturated container of water makes each spoonful of the magic elixir the perfect amount to help replenish the body with electrolytes, resulting in optimal function.

The Easiest DIY You’ll Ever Try

Ok so let’s stop talking about it and do it already.

To make Sole Water:

  • Step 2 - Cover the sea salt crystals with water. (We suggest purified or spring water.)
  • Step 3 - Put the lid on. (Preferably NOT a metal lid since metal will oxidize with water and salt.)
  • Step 4 - Let sit for 24 hours. (To be fully saturated you want to see some salt remaining on the bottom of the jar. If all the salt has fully dissolved, add more salt. Let sit for another hour. Leftover salt indicates that the solution is fully saturated and at 26% sodium capacity.)

To take Sole Water:

  • Add 1 spoonful (approximately 1 tsp) of sole water into your first morning glass of water and stay salty all day long!

Watch our video HERE to see just how easy it is to make and enjoy Sole Water.

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Comments (50)


How much of the fine sea salt should you add to 1 cup of water to make sole? Also does it matter if it’s fine or coarse version?
Redmond Life replied:
Hi Mike! Sole water can be made with either fine, coarse, or salt rocks, but the larger grain sizes and salt rocks are slightly better. This is because larger grains dissolve more slowly and ensure that the water has a consistent saturated salt solution over time. That being said, as long as you are using an unrefined mineral-rich salt like Real Salt, you should be okay!
Redmond Life replied:
Make sole water with 2 ½ Tbsp per 1 cup of water.

Geoff Outdoors

I have my bulk fine Redmond Sea Salt and we use it to remineralize our home-distilled fresh water…we use it in our sauerkraut ferments and more! Cannot go without it. Best Salt Available!
Redmond Life replied:
Thanks for the great feedback, Geoff!


I am going to be having oral surgery soon and I’m recommended to swish with salt water after eating. Should I use straight sole water for this or dilute it as I would for drinking, or somewhere in between? I want to use good healthy salt water, and her the most benefit. Can I add some good for oral health essential oils as well, such as clove or lemon or mint? I’m worried the flavor by itself might upset my stomach if using over and over. Thank you!
Redmond Life replied:
Hi Julia! We’ve heard from many customers who use Real Salt to help with their oral care. They like that it’s all natural with no additives, just how nature made it. However, we aren’t able to give you specific medical advice. We recommend checking with your healthcare provider to see what ratios of salt and water they recommend. We hope things go well and wish you fast recovery!

Brian Williams

Doug and Stacy view: I forgot how many tablespoons of your fine sea salt to 2cups of water for sole water, give it an initial shake, then store and use without ever shaking or upsetting it again. Then use 1/4 tsp to 3-4 cups water in the morning. Age 70, do you believe this is practical?
Redmond Life replied:
Hi Brian! Doug and Stacy recommend 5 Tbsp. of Real Salt in a pint of filtered water and let it settle. Then add one tea. of the sole water to a cup of filtered water to drink. You can even add a touch of fresh lemon. Enjoy!